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Whether to register for Self Assesment?

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sevensevenseven Sun 09-Oct-11 20:46:04

My DH is employed full-time but is also trying to start his own business on the side. Does he need to register for self-assessment? I understand that we need to let HMRC know for tax purposes but everything I can see about SA on the HMRC website talks about being self-employed, although I suppose technically he isn't.

Any advice greatly appreciated.

watersign76 Sun 09-Oct-11 20:54:50

Yes. He needs to be registered for self-assestment for the work outside of his job. A friend has a job and does stuff on the side, he is completes a self-assestment form.


KatyMac Sun 09-Oct-11 20:59:58

He is both employed (his job) & self employed (trying to start his own business)

He should register now as his current expenses to set up his business are allowable against the tax he pays in his other job (in a sort of weird HMRC way)

sevensevenseven Sun 09-Oct-11 21:22:12

Thanks. I was going to look at the online registration form to see if I could work it out but it's unavailable until Tuesday. Will get him to register then.

TalkinPeace2 Sun 09-Oct-11 21:26:04

written for ebayers, but generally applicable

sevensevenseven Sun 09-Oct-11 21:42:17

Brilliant thanks!

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