How do I know how much tax to put aside?

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Chris Andreou

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How do I know how much tax to put aside?How do I know how much tax to put aside?

When it comes to setting aside money to pay your tax bill, the general rule of thumb percentage for self-employed individuals is 25% - 30%.

This figure will vary depending on the amount of profit you report. If your profit falls between £50,000 - £100,000, it is recommended that you set aside 40% for tax. And if your profit exceed £100,000, you should be setting aside 45% for tax.

Bear in mind that these are general recommendations, and may not be an accurate estimation depending on your circumstances. HMRC's ready reckoner tool can help you work out an approximate figure you need to set away each month. We recommend consulting our Forma accountants if you need further tax advice.

When it comes to setting aside money to pay your tax bill, the general rule of thumb percentage for self-employed individuals is 25% - 30%.

This figure will vary depending on the amount of profit you report. If your profit falls between £50,000 - £100,000, it is recommended that you set aside 40% for tax. And if your profit exceed £100,000, you should be setting aside 45% for tax.

Bear in mind that these are general recommendations, and may not be an accurate estimation depending on your circumstances. HMRC's ready reckoner tool can help you work out an approximate figure you need to set away each month. We recommend consulting our Forma accountants if you need further tax advice.

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