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Calculators

We've put together six handy calculators which will help take the guesswork out of the maths.

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Sole trader or Limited company Quiz

One of the first questions small business owners ask us is whether they should set up as a sole trader or limited company. Our quiz takes the guess work out of the question of whether to incorporate.

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VAT registration Quiz

When small businesses reach a certain size, VAT registration is obligatory. But it can make sense to register before you hit the threshold and there are a number of different HMRC schemes which are advantageous to small businesses. Our handy quiz helps you pick the best one.

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Income Tax Calculator

Income tax is based on your gross earnings and the tax bands are tiered both in terms of national insurance contributions and tax payable. The questions below will help guide you through the calculation and give you an estimate of the likely tax bill for the 14 / 15 financial year (assuming the normal personal allowance of £10,000).

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Maternity Calculator

Statutory maternity pay is quite tricky to calculate because it all hinges on the "Qualifying Week" which starts on the Sunday preceding the date that is 15 weeks before the baby's due date. The questions below will help guide you through the calculation and give you an estimate of the whether the employee qualifies and when SMP becomes payable.

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Redundancy Calculator

Statutory redundancy pay is based on both age and years of service, with the payment capped at both the weekly level and in aggregate. The questions below will help guide you through the calculation and give you an estimate of the statutory redundancy pay awarded.

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Inheritance Tax Calculator

Inheritance tax calculations are based on your the net value of your estate less an untaxed allowance. The questions below will help guide you through the calculation and give you an estimate of the likely tax bill.

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