Starting a business

Overview

When you start a business, you need to know whether you are a sole trader, a partnership or a company. This is necessary to decide what Tax Reference Number you use and what taxes you register for.

See What is a business? for more information on what taxes you have to pay.

See Employing people for information on what you need to do when you employ staff.

See Mandatory e-filing for information on how to file your tax return.

Next: Registering your business