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When you run your own business, you’re always going to be better at some things than others. Whether you flourish when it comes to number, or are better with words, you’ll always find areas of your business that you’re going to need a little help with. But that’s okay, it’s better to be great at a few things than attempt to do everything half-heartedly. If you’re struggling to get your head around taxes, these tips should set you straight and keep you on track.

 

Keep Receipts

 

The first thing you want to do is keep all of your business purchase receipts. Whether that’s fuel for the van or stationery for the office, whatever you buy for your business, you need to keep proof. Then, you can compile all of your expenditure when it comes time to declare your income. It will be difficult to do if you have to remember what you’ve spent in previous months. But by keeping your receipts and organising them by month, you’ll find it so much easier.

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Be careful with money when you’re running a business because it could bring you a lot of trouble. We can start by thinking about large costs.

 

If your business costs are too high you won’t be able to compete on the market. Instead, you will be forced out by another business that is able to sell a similar product at a cheaper price. Cutting costs also will ensure that your business is operating efficiently. Due to this, you will be able to deliver an excellent service to customers. Here are a couple other money issues you need to think about.

 

Legal Lows

 

You want to avoid a lawsuit in your business for as long as possible. Lawsuits are almost an accepted part of running a company but they can be incredibly expensive. A lawsuit against your company could cost you anything up to five hundred thousand in damages. That’s enough to knock a small company out of the market for good.

 

Unexpected Costs

 

Watch out for the bills that you don’t see coming and while that might seem like a paradox, it’s not really. You can watch out for them by ensuring that you always have an emergency fund in your accounts to deal with them. This will guarantee that are you never blindsided by an expensive business cost such as maintaining your property.

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