Self Employment

Type of service:
PO Box 4000 , HM Revenue and Customs - Self Assessment, Cardiff, CF14 8HR
Telephone number:
0300 200 3300
Service description:
To register as self-employed, you’ll need to:

tell HMRC to make sure you pay the correct Income Tax and National Insurance through Self Assessment
keep records of your business income and outgoings
pay your tax each year, usually in 2 payments on the 31 January and 31 July - use HMRC’s calculator to help you budget for this

Northamptonshire Trading Standards

If you run, or know someone who runs, a business in Northamptonshire we can provide advice and guidance on how to comply within Trading Standards legislation. There are various levels of support we can offer depending on the nature of the business. We can tailor advice to the needs of the business across the spectrum of Trading Standards legislation. Fees are charged on a cost recovery basis and the maximum hourly rate payable for VAT registered businesses in 2014/15 is £59.83 (plus VAT). A lower subsidised hourly rate of £49.86 (plus VAT) is charged for non-VAT registered businesses. However, start up businesses and some small businesses may be eligible for free advice to support them in their early stages. Please visit the business pages on our website to find out more
Age range:
16 years - 99 years
Opening hours:
Monday 08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 20:00
Thursday 08:00 - 20:00
Friday 08:00 - 20:00
Saturday 08:00 - 16:00
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age
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