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    (Original post by jamesthehustler)
    i didn't register my business until i was 18 even though it had been interoperating 4 years and makeing a couple of grand a year on avarage and when i say i
    i mean an accountant i paid to do it
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    (Original post by jenigma)
    What?
    i wouldn't worry about registering or just get legal advise
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    It's unclear whether James is recommending you break the law or not, but just to clarify - you do NOT need to register as a 'business' when becoming self employed. For many (and the vast majority of tutors operate in this way) you can be classed as a 'sole trader'. This means you do not need to go through the complex procedures involved in setting up a company/ filing company accounts etc.
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    (Original post by The Tutor Pages)
    It's unclear whether James is recommending you break the law or not, but just to clarify - you do NOT need to register as a 'business' when becoming self employed. For many (and the vast majority of tutors operate in this way) you can be classed as a 'sole trader'. This means you do not need to go through the complex procedures involved in setting up a company/ filing company accounts etc.
    I think that's what I've gone for. Hopefully my UTR will be with me soon and I can get started on the next stage of the process.
 
 
 
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