· starting a business
· support for growing a business – including taking on employees and expanding
· buying and selling abroad
· completing tax returns
· tax credits.
The forum can be accessed at: https://online.hmrc.gov.uk/webchatprod/community/forums/list.page
Linked to the forum, HMRC’s new dedicated webchat service offers direct support to businesses and the self-employed.
Mel Stride, Financial Secretary to the Treasury and Paymaster General, said:
“The UK’s 5.4 million small businesses play a vital role in our economy. We want to help businesses get off the ground and support them as they grow.
“That is why we are launching a new forum and webchat service which will give these companies useful hints and tips – including how to complete tax returns, grow a business and trade outside the UK – so that they can continue to flourish.”