'Starting your own business' e-learning tool

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HM Revenue & Customs has a FREE e-learning tool that advises on the tax and National Insurance issues involved in starting your own business.

The package can be completed in bite-size pieces and covers subjects including:

  • Starting in business
  • Registering your self employment
  • What records should I keep?
  • What can I claim against my income?
  • VAT registration
  • Becoming an employer.

Incorporated into the package are learning checks and videos as well as links to further advice on YouTube and GOV.UK. Start the tutorial now!

E-learning Courses

Trading with other EU Countries (UKTI)

Selling goods or supplying services to other EU countries? This HMRC e-learning course will tell you how to keep records, deal with VAT and make additional returns. 

Exporting Goods (UKTI)

If you are thinking of exporting goods to non-European countries this course will explain the export process, commodity codes, record-keeping and more.

Contact Details

Economic Development,
Ipswich Borough Council,
3E Grafton House,
15-17 Russell Road,

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01473 432918