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How Etsy sellers are adapting to a post lockdown economy
Aug 9, 2022
Self employed

How Etsy sellers are adapting to a post lockdown economy

As part of our interest in supporting Etsy sellers, we’ve been doing some digging into the current state of the Etsy world as lockdown becomes more and more a thing of the past.

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What is Payment on Account?
Jul 19, 2022
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What is Payment on Account?

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Self-employed stories: Izzy Morris
Jun 8, 2022
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Self-employed stories: Izzy Morris

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Earnr
Jan 4, 2021

Welcome to earnr 👋

Our first post on our blog! We can't wait to show you what's next

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Self employed
Aug 9, 2022

How Earnr creates a steady income for Etsy sellers

Here’s how Earnr helps Etsy sellers organise their income and pay themselves a regular salary

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Self employed
Aug 9, 2022

How Etsy sellers are adapting to a post lockdown economy

As part of our interest in supporting Etsy sellers, we’ve been doing some digging into the current state of the Etsy world as lockdown becomes more and more a thing of the past.

Read more
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Self employed
Aug 9, 2022

How to grow your Etsy shop

So you have an Etsy shop and you’ve started selling some products. Here’s how to grow your Etsy shop to the next level.

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Self employed
Aug 9, 2022

5 Product photography tips for selling on Etsy

Here are 5 product photography tips to help you sell, sell, sell on Etsy. 

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Side hustle
Aug 2, 2022

Making an income from a market stall

Nicki, created Pedddle from a love of local markets. In this post, Nicki gives her insider secrets and tips in how to create an income from a market stall.

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Tax essentials
Jul 19, 2022

What is Payment on Account?

If you are self-employed and you have a tax bill above £1000, you pay a payment on account. This means you pay tax in advance of your expected earnings. Read our explain-all guide here.

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Self employed
May 3, 2022

How do you close down a one person limited company?

Did you register as a limited company and are you now regretting the burden that comes with it? You’ve come to the right place, here we explain exactly how you close down or dissolve a limited company so you can continue working as self-employed.

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Free UTR for side income earners

A short and simple guide to UTR numbers for side income earners

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Free UTR for landlords

A short and simple guide to UTR numbers for landlords

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Free UTR for delivery riders

A short and simple guide to UTR numbers for delivery riders

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Earnr
May 3, 2022

Free UTR for investors

A short and simple guide to UTR numbers for investors

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Tax essentials
May 3, 2022

Free UTR for the self-employed

A short and simple guide to UTR numbers for the self-employed

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Tax essentials
May 3, 2022

Free UTR for Cryto investors

A short and simple guide to UTR numbers for Crypto investors

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Tax essentials
May 3, 2022

Free UTR for AirBnB and Turo Hosts

A short and simple guide to UTR numbers for AirBnB and Turo Hosts

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Tax essentials
Apr 1, 2022

Free UTR number for creators and influencers

A short and simple guide to UTR numbers for creators and influencers

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Tax essentials
Jul 18, 2022

Where can I find my UTR number?

Here's where to find your UTR number

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Side hustle
Jul 11, 2022

5 things you can sell on Etsy right now in the UK

Five things that you can sell on Etsy right now in the UK to get you started as an Etsy Seller. As well as Is it worth selling on Etsy? And Do you have to declare your Etsy income? Getting you off the ground in the world of Etsy.

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Self employed
Jun 28, 2022

How to become self employed

We explain how you can set up as self-employed, what it means financially and give you a checklist to get there.

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Side hustle
Jun 28, 2022

How to become an ecommerce seller

Here we look at how to set up an ecommerce business, earn money and (yup) pay tax on what you make.

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Side hustle
Jun 29, 2022

Podcasts to help your side hustle

We've put together a list of our favourite podcasts to help your side hustle. This isn't a definitive list, but a few of our favourites.

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HMRC
Jun 19, 2022

How to recover your HMRC login password

Can't remember your HMRC Password? You've come to the right place.

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HMRC
Jun 21, 2022

How to recover your HMRC login user ID

Can't find your User ID for your HMRC Login? This is a step-by-step guide to get you your User ID back.

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Self employed
Apr 20, 2022

How to pay tax as a Stuart courier

Stuart has exploded in cities as the courier of choice. Here we look at how we can help with the tax side of things.

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Self employed
Jun 18, 2022

What tax do you pay if you sell on eBay?

Don't you just love doing a bit clear out and getting some money for your second-hand stuff? For some people, this clear-out might impact whether they need to submit a tax return.

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Self employed
May 20, 2022

How to pay tax as a Evri courier

Evri is one of the biggest delivery companies in the UK. Here we look at how we can help with the tax side of things.

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Self employed
May 20, 2022

How to pay tax as a Hermes courier

Hermes is one of the biggest delivery companies in the UK. Here we look at how we can help with the tax side of things.

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Side hustle
Jun 24, 2022

Where to find customers for your side hustle

Going out and getting customers is a crucial part of any functioning business. This is where the hustle part of that side hustle title comes from. You need to go and seek it out

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Self employed
Jun 24, 2022

What’s a profit and loss statement?

We look at what a profit and loss statement is, who needs to complete it and how Earnr can help make this bit of bureaucracy a bit easier.

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Side hustle
Jun 24, 2022

How to become an Amazon seller

We all know of Amazon the company, but did you know it is also a lucrative income source for many? If you have a good eye for identifying products people will buy, this might be just the thing for you.

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Self employed
Jun 23, 2022

How to become a virtual assistant

We look at the increasingly popular role of virtual assistant, what it entails, how you can develop a business in it, and how much you can earn.

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Self employed
Jun 23, 2022

How to become an Uber driver

Uber is the biggest name in the gig economy. Here we look at how you can work for them, how much profit you can make, and how we can help with the tax side of things.

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Self employed
May 23, 2022

How to become a DJ

How to become a DJ, promote yourself as a DJ, and how to earn money as a DJ. And yes, how to pay tax as a DJ. We give our top tips and tricks to make it in the music industry.

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Side hustle
Jun 23, 2022

How to become a copywriter

Are you a modern-day Hemingway? Here we explain what copywriters do, how to start, and pay tax on your prose.

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Tax essentials
Jun 22, 2022

How much is inheritance tax?

Death and Taxes: inevitable things nobody wants to talk about but everyone should have a handle on. We give you the full explanation on what inheritance tax is, and how you can reduce its burden.

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Earnr
Feb 1, 2022

Do I need to pay Tax as an OnlyFans Creator?

How are taxes calculated if you are an OnlyFans creator?

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Tax essentials
Jan 30, 2022

What can you expense as an OnlyFans creator?

Like all self-employed workers, OnlyFans creators can deduct expenses from their tax bill

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Tax essentials
Jun 20, 2022

Understand your Self Assessment tax bill

‘Payments on account’ are advance payments towards your tax bill (including Class 4 National Insurance if you’re self-employed). You usually have to make 2 payments on account every year

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Tax essentials
Jun 20, 2022

How to use the SA100 form

The SA100 form is simply the main document you need to fill when doing your Self Assessment tax return.Most UK taxpayers need to fill it – here is the list of who needs to file a tax return.

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How Does the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) work?

CIS (short for “the Construction Industry Scheme“) was set up by HMRC to collect income tax throughout the year from people working in the construction industry.

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Tax essentials
Jun 20, 2022

How to get a CSCS card

The Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) is used to give proof of your construction skills and qualifications to work on a construction site. CSCS cards were introduced to improve standards in the UK construction industry.

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Tax essentials
Jun 20, 2022

How do I register as self-employed?

If you started working for yourself, then you need to register as self-employed with the HMRC. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to register!

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What should I do if I lose my P60 or P45?

There's no need to worry if you lose your P60 or P45. We walk through what the forms mean and what to do if they are mislaid.

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What was the Government Gateway and how do I login now?

The Government Gateway was the system used to sign up for the UK government’s online services. It got shut down in March 2019. Here's how to log in now.

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How to become an Etsy seller

Etsy is a great place to make a business or side hustle and see how your homemade wares fair in the marketplace. We show you how to get started.

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Earnr
Jun 8, 2022

Self-employed stories: Izzy Morris

We speak with Izzy about her digital marketing side hustle and her top tips for managing it.

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Tax essentials
May 30, 2022

How much can you earn before paying income tax?

Find out how much you can earn before you have to pay tax, and how you can reduce the amount of tax you pay if you’re self-employed.

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Side hustle
May 29, 2022

How to become a gardener

Here we look at how you can become a pro-gardener, make a business of it and how you (or we) manage your finances.

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Side hustle
May 24, 2022

How to start a cake business

Looking to take your baking to the next level as a business? Here we explain how to set up, make dough and pay tax on your cakes and cookies.

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Side hustle
May 24, 2022

How to become a personal trainer

Being a personal trainer is just a workout, it's about working out how to make a business. Here we give you the lowdown on how to get started.

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Side hustle
May 22, 2022

How to become a dog walker

We look at the ins and outs of walking our four legged friends, from the experience required to how to make a successful business of it. 

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Tax essentials
May 17, 2022

What is rental income tax?

Being a landlord means you’ll have an income to pay tax on. Here we explore what counts as rental income, how you pay it and what you can expense to reduce the burden.

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Side hustle
May 23, 2022

A Construction Worker Guide to Tax

We look at the different categories of construction employment, the ways you can be paid, and what it means for your taxes. 

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Side hustle
May 23, 2022

A Freelancer Guide to Tax

Here’s the full guide to freelancer tax. Covering everything from what you can expect to earn, how much you’ll pay in tax and what you can claim as expenses. 

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Side hustle
May 17, 2022

A TikTok Creator’s Guide to Tax

A Guide to what a TikTok creator is, what kind of money you can earn from it and how much tax you’d have to pay. 

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Side hustle
May 25, 2022

How to become an Airbnb landlord

Everything you need to get set up and understand the business of being an Airbnb Landlord

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Earnr
May 15, 2022

You can now watch tax and finance videos in Earnr

Learning about tax will never be boring again...

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Side hustle
May 11, 2022

Side Hustles for Teenagers

If you’re looking to earn some money on the side as a teenager it doesn’t have to be done with a part time job. Here’s 10 teen side hustles to get you started. 

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Tax essentials
May 10, 2022

An OnlyFans Creator Guide to Tax

Here’s the full tax guide to one of the fastest growing freelance roles out there: OnlyFans. We cover how OnlyFans creators can earn, what they can expense and how much they need to pay in tax. 

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Tax essentials
Apr 18, 2022

Do I have to I have pay tax on crypto?

Making a buck in the world of crypto? If you’re transferring crypto to cash you’ll need to pay tax on it. Here’s what you need to know about how crypto gets taxed, and how to pay it. 

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Side hustle
May 3, 2022

Our 50 side hustles of 2022

If you’re looking for side hustle inspiration check out our top 50 side hustles of 2022 where we explain how to get started in each role.

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Side hustle
Apr 5, 2022

What is a side hustle?

If you’re starting a side hustle, we explain everything you need to know building a side income and business.

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Tax essentials
Apr 4, 2022

What is a Unique Taxpayer Reference Number (UTR)?

If you’re self-employed or side-hustling and doing your taxes, you’ll need to know about your Unique Taxpayer Reference Number, or UTR. Here’s everything you need to know.

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Earnr
Apr 4, 2022

Submit your 21/22 tax return this April and win £1000!

From 6 April 2022 you can submit your Self-Assessment tax return for the 2021/2022 tax year. We recommend submitting it early, and to act as an extra incentive, we're entering everyone who submits theirs this April into our competition to win £1000! 🎉

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Tax essentials
Mar 24, 2022

Everything you need to know about the 21/22 Self Assessment tax return

Think you might need to submit a Self Assessment tax return? Read our guide to learn what you need to do, when you need to do it by and how to submit a tax return (with ease!).

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Side hustle
Mar 8, 2022

Do I need a business account for my side income?

Ever wondered if you need a business account to run your self-employed business?

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Tax essentials
Mar 7, 2022

How do you pay yourself if you have self employed income?

Earning self-employed or side income is one of the most rewarding things you can do but how to pay yourself doesn't feel straightforward

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Tax essentials
Jan 9, 2021

What's a tax band and how do they work?

Do you also struggle how to calculate what tax rate you're paying on your income?

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Tax essentials
Jan 10, 2022

What is a Self Assessment?

Are you one of the millions of people that have never heard of the words “Self Assessment” or do you need a quick refresher course?

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Tax essentials
Jan 10, 2022

What to look out for in the 20/21 tax return

This year’s return is even more interesting as it will be the first tax year submission since the UK’s first lockdown.

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Tax essentials
Nov 28, 2021

What is VAT?

Learn everything you need to know about VAT!

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Earnr
Dec 10, 2021

Earnr is growing

With the help of our new investors, we have a lot more in store

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Tax essentials
Nov 24, 2021

What is National Insurance?

National Insurance is a key component of the welfare state in the UK. Find out exactly how it works and what it means for you.

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Earnr
Nov 23, 2021

Your Antler UK grant is taxable income

Your Antler UK grant is income and may be subject to tax, find out exactly what you need to declare and how.

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Tax essentials
Nov 10, 2021

What is the trading allowance?

Unsure what the trading allowance is and how to use it? We break it down for you here.

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Tax essentials
Nov 15, 2021

The Complete Tax Guide to Sell on Etsy

Everything you need to know about your tax obligations when you sell you on Etsy.

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Tax essentials
Nov 10, 2021

When do I need to tell HMRC about my side income?

We cover the key numbers to keep track of so you know exactly when you need to tell HMRC about your side income.

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Side hustle
Nov 9, 2021

5 simple steps to starting a side hustle

5 simple steps to get your side hustle or income off the ground.

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August 9, 2022
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How Etsy sellers are adapting to a post lockdown economy

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As part of our interest in supporting Etsy sellers, we’ve been doing some digging into the current state of the Etsy world as lockdown becomes more and more a thing of the past.

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Jul 19, 2022
Tax essentials

What is Payment on Account?

If you are self-employed and you have a tax bill above £1000, you pay a payment on account. This means you pay tax in advance of your expected earnings. Read our explain-all guide here.

Read more
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Jun 8, 2022
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Self-employed stories: Izzy Morris

We speak with Izzy about her digital marketing side hustle and her top tips for managing it.

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May 30, 2022
Tax essentials

How much can you earn before paying income tax?

Find out how much you can earn before you have to pay tax, and how you can reduce the amount of tax you pay if you’re self-employed.

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5 Product photography tips for selling on Etsy
Aug 9, 2022
Self employed

5 Product photography tips for selling on Etsy

Here are 5 product photography tips to help you sell, sell, sell on Etsy. 

Read more
Everything you need to know about the 21/22 Self Assessment tax return
Mar 24, 2022
Tax essentials

Everything you need to know about the 21/22 Self Assessment tax return

Think you might need to submit a Self Assessment tax return? Read our guide to learn what you need to do, when you need to do it by and how to submit a tax return (with ease!).

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How Etsy sellers are adapting to a post lockdown economy
Aug 9, 2022
Self employed

How Etsy sellers are adapting to a post lockdown economy

As part of our interest in supporting Etsy sellers, we’ve been doing some digging into the current state of the Etsy world as lockdown becomes more and more a thing of the past.

Read more
How to become an Amazon seller
Jun 24, 2022
Side hustle

How to become an Amazon seller

We all know of Amazon the company, but did you know it is also a lucrative income source for many? If you have a good eye for identifying products people will buy, this might be just the thing for you.

Read more
How to pay tax as a Hermes courier
May 20, 2022
Self employed

How to pay tax as a Hermes courier

Hermes is one of the biggest delivery companies in the UK. Here we look at how we can help with the tax side of things.

Read more
5 simple steps to starting a side hustle
Nov 9, 2021
Side hustle

5 simple steps to starting a side hustle

5 simple steps to get your side hustle or income off the ground.

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How to become an Etsy seller

How to become an Etsy seller

Etsy is a great place to make a business or side hustle and see how your homemade wares fair in the marketplace. We show you how to get started.

Read more
What should I do if I lose my P60 or P45?

What should I do if I lose my P60 or P45?

There's no need to worry if you lose your P60 or P45. We walk through what the forms mean and what to do if they are mislaid.

Read more
How to pay tax as a Evri courier
May 20, 2022
Self employed

How to pay tax as a Evri courier

Evri is one of the biggest delivery companies in the UK. Here we look at how we can help with the tax side of things.

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Self employed

5 Product photography tips for selling on Etsy

Here are 5 product photography tips to help you sell, sell, sell on Etsy. 

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Aug 9, 2022
Self employed

How to grow your Etsy shop

So you have an Etsy shop and you’ve started selling some products. Here’s how to grow your Etsy shop to the next level.

Read more
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Aug 9, 2022
Self employed

How Etsy sellers are adapting to a post lockdown economy

As part of our interest in supporting Etsy sellers, we’ve been doing some digging into the current state of the Etsy world as lockdown becomes more and more a thing of the past.

Read more
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How Earnr creates a steady income for Etsy sellers

Here’s how Earnr helps Etsy sellers organise their income and pay themselves a regular salary

Read more
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Side hustle

Making an income from a market stall

Nicki, created Pedddle from a love of local markets. In this post, Nicki gives her insider secrets and tips in how to create an income from a market stall.

Read more
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Jul 19, 2022
Tax essentials

What is Payment on Account?

If you are self-employed and you have a tax bill above £1000, you pay a payment on account. This means you pay tax in advance of your expected earnings. Read our explain-all guide here.

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