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Help from HMRC

Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs provide lots of handy information and tools to help people who are starting their own business, including becoming a Shared Lives provider.

They've got lots of generic information about Starting Your Own Business

If you want more in depth help, HMRC run webinars, where you can book on to a course to suit your requirements. Find these at

You might also want to receive regular updates from HMRC by following them on Twitter, just search for @HMRCgovuk

A tool is available on the HMRC website to provide guidance on how much money to set aside for Tax / National insurance. The Ready Reckoner calculator tool can be found at

There are also a number of mobile Apps which you can download to your smartphone. They cover a range of subjects, and you can browse what's available at

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