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Self-employed is a form of sole entrepreneurship in Great Britain, which can be established by everyone. The person is required to register online at HM Revenue & Customs and apply to the Department of Labour and Pensions for a social security number (in the case of the construction industry, you also need to obtain a temporary and later permanent CIS-4 card – Constructions Industry Scheme). The basic feature of this type of company is that you are liable for its debts with your own assets.


Settlement of tax and self-employed

Self-employed settlement is actually only an annual tax settlement that is tax return. Self-employed persons in the UK pay taxes in the Self-Assessment system which allows you to complete a Tax Return both online and in a traditional paper form. Thanks to this, it is possible to determine how much income tax and insurance premiums are payable. To register with this system, you must have an insurance number, provide all personal and company details, and a 10-digit UTR number (Unique Taxpayer Reference number). The employed person is subject to personal income tax and is obliged to keep separate financial documentation.

This form of running your own business is very popular in the UK, because it is by far the easiest way to have your own company in the UK, and to make your tax settlements.


How can we help you?

The help of our accounting office is comprehensive because it covers all issues related to running a self-employed business. We take full responsibility for all the services we provide to the client, therefore, he/she does not have to be afraid of problems resulting, for example, from a mistake. Extensive experience, however, allows us to eliminate mistakes completely and offer comprehensive assistance and advice in:

  • Registering and setting up a business,
  • The scope of running a company in Great Britain,
  • The field of taxes and declarations.


Our services are aimed at people who want to be sure that the process of setting up a company or settling accounts with the tax office will be trouble free. Our goal is customer satisfaction and effective help in functioning on the British market.

Feel free to contact us to arrange details of cooperation and obtain answers to questions bothering you.