UK Taxation System for Small Businesses

This course will be delivered online.

This brief session will give you an overview of the obligations you have to meet when running your own business, in order to comply with the current legislation.

Course Content

The workshop will give you insights on the following topics:
- what is VAT and when to pay it;
- differences between income tax and corporation tax;
- NI's and whento pay them;
- business rates, what are those and when you pay them;
- what is PAYE and when to pay it;
- common accounting softwares to keep on track with your accounts.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must be 19 or over on the start date of the course.

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Assessment Methods

This is an informative session that will start and end with a self-assessment of knowledge and skills.

Further Study Options

If you are interested in widening your understanding of financial management, you can attend one of our sessions on Financial Management for small businesses.

Depending on your qualifications and experience, you can enrol on one of our courses in Accounting.

Additional Information


Remote Learning:
Some of our courses are now delivered through remote learning, including video conferencing (using Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Skype) and email contact with your tutor.

If your course is indicated as an ONLINE COURSE, you will need either a PC (with a camera and microphone), laptop, tablet, smartphone and access to the internet to be able to join the lessons. Lessons will run at the published time – so be ready and set up to join in.

We hope you will enjoy this new approach to learning – many of our learners have commented on how they are enjoying the classes and have improved their IT and digital skills in the process.

Please don't worry if some of this is new to you - you are not alone! See here for guidance on how to use our simple software. If you are experiencing any problems with connection or installing software for your online class please contact our eLearning support team via the Student Intranet Portal: We are here to help you.