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Britain has the most complex tax system in the world, proving too much to handle for some self-employed individuals and entrepreneurs. Discover how to manage your sole trader tax right here!
Sole trader tax can be a tough nut to crack.
While businesses and corporations often find support from finance experts and in-house account management teams, those running their own single-person operations tend to be left to their own devices when it comes to tax.
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