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Just after some quick advice...
I am a full time teacher but have been approached by a couple of people to tutor their children before SATs. I'm keen on doing this but wondered how I would stand with regards to tax etc. Would I need to register as self-employed etc?
Any advice would be good as a starting point.
Thanks in advance :)
Officially, yes. Then HMRC will send you a self assessment form every year. Make sure you fill it in, even if you are only earning a few extra quid a week... or they'll fine you £100 for non submission.
If you've got the energy, do it.
Although I would never condone such actions, there might be some in your position who ask for cash and don't declare. But that's another discussion.
In addition to the above:
You will need to provide details of your employed earnings when filling in the self-assessment form, so make sure you have your P60. Keep a record of your related expenses.
If you have been approached to do this work, then you have the basis of a good (very) small business that could earn some useful extra income. Be totally professional (like ensuring the tax issue is properly covered) and it could well build into something very worthwhile.
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