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Hello, I have a full time job and am also a sole trader trading

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Hello, I have a full time job and am also a sole trader trading on ebay. I am taking over a small snooker club from the 1st of June and therefore my takings will be including vat, my sole trader business is not vat registered can I still keep these businesses separate ?

Regards mike
Hi Mike

Thanks for your question _ I am Sam and I am one of the UK tax experts here on Just Answer.

Yes, they can be kept separate as they are completely different trades - so each has its own VAT threshold to consider. This sits at £81,000 in any 12 month period, so if your ebay trading is less then this, then you only have the tax position to consider and report on.

If they were the same trade, or connected then you would be required to treat the accounts and liabilities as one.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Hello Sam thankyou for your quick reply, is it a case that I have to register the snooker club separately with HMRC so that they know .

Kind regards mike
HI Mike

Thanks for your response and further question

Yes, as soon as you take over this business you will have to register it for tax and VAT purposes.


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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Thankyou for your help

Regards mike
HI Mike

You are very welcome

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