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    • brunostar
    • By brunostar 15th Jun 17, 1:18 PM
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    Going Self employed
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    • 15th Jun 17, 1:18 PM
    Going Self employed 15th Jun 17 at 1:18 PM
    I'm just looking into the possibility of becoming self employed. I am looking at running a small homeboarding business from home, (it wont be the households main income, my partner works full time and pays the bills ) I want to earn a little money whilst I'm at home

    my question is surrounding the rules of being self employed as I don't want to start it off wrong,

    I know I need to register with HMRC , that's a given
    my question is around National Insurance mainly
    I anticipate earnings to be around £7,000 per year so under the tax threshold but want to make sure I Pay the right National Insurance
    and what things can I claim back as business costs
    sorry if these questions are easy for some , but want to make sure I do this right from the beginning, any help would be appreciated
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    • By jobbingmusician 15th Jun 17, 5:39 PM
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    • 15th Jun 17, 5:39 PM
    There are quite a few useful bits of info in the bottom half of post 1 in this thread. http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5159122
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