As with all self-employed individuals residing in the UK or Ireland, cat sitters are responsible for complying with their local tax and regulatory framework that applies to self-employment.

 


If you wish to obtain first-hand and accurate information that relates to your query, we would recommend you check the official governmental website for all matters related to self-employment and taxation.


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Here are some useful links:


UK:


An overview page on being self employed which is an excellent introduction on what you need to do: 

https://www.gov.uk/working-for-yourself/overview 

 

For more in depth information there is an e-learning course that is extremely useful: http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/courses/SYOB3/syob_3/html/syob_3_menu.html

 

There are also webinars (online seminars) and YouTube videos that can be found here: 

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/webinars-emails-and-videos-if-youre-self-employed



Ireland:


http://www.revenue.ie/en/tax/it/leaflets/it10.html