Get help if you’re running your own business by using videos, webinars and online courses from HMRC.
Available webinars are listed by subject and can last up to an hour.
To attend an upcoming live webinar, register and sign in at least 5 minutes before it starts.
You can ask your host questions using the on-screen text box.
What to do if you’re self-employed
Watch YouTube videos about Self Assessment help and deadlines to find out about:
- registering for Self Assessment
- your self-employed tax return
- expenses if you’re self-employed
Setting up your business
Use the online guide about setting up and running your own business to find out about:
- choosing a structure for your business
- telling HMRC about your self-employment
- keeping business records
- claiming expenses
Financial support if you receive benefits
Catch up with the latest available webinar about support available from HMRC and the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to help you set up a business. Find out about:
- assistance available under the New Enterprise Allowance
- registering with HMRC
- your benefits and self-employment
Catch up with the latest available webinar about:
Register for the next live webinar about record keeping.
Watch our short series of YouTube videos about expenses
Register for the next live webinar about business expenses to find out about the most common allowable business expenses.
Use the online course self-employed business expenses to find out about:
- allowable business expenses
- capital allowances
- simplified expenses
Car expenses for the self employed
Register for the next live webinar about car expenses.
To find out about
- using the simplified expenses method
- calculating the actual costs method
- leasing a car and personal contract purchases
Register for the next live webinar about capital allowances to find out how to claim tax relief when buying or improving vehicles and equipment for your business.
Use the online course about tax advice for childminders to find out about:
- National Insurance
- record keeping
- what you can claim as an expense
Use the online course about tax for foster carers to find out about:
- registering as self-employed
- National Insurance and Income Tax
- qualifying care relief
Catch up with the latest available webinar about the Alcohol Wholesaler Registration Scheme to find out:
- about the scheme
- how to register
- about penalties
Use the online course for alcohol due diligence to find out about the checks you need to make.
If you’re a small or medium business buying or selling alcohol you can find out if you need to apply for approval to sell alcohol to another business.