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Latest News

IR35 'should be up to contractors, post-Brexit'

Axe antiquated 'SDC' test and forget about shifting IR35's liability, says ARC.

IR35 News 29th September 2016

Entrepreneurs' Relief exploit in HMRC's sights

Scheme selling your PSC to Cyprus, so income can turn into relievable gains, is targeted.

Contracting News 28th September 2016

What's wrong with the Revenue's ER exploit scheme alert

Contractors, here's why HMRC's new warning to you isn't acceptable.

Comment 28th September 2016

FCA suffers IT systems outage

City IT critic blames a contractor's hardware for its computer meltdown.

Contracting News 27th September 2016

Latest Guides

Contractors' Questions: Can a second rented room be an office I claim for?

Expenses dos and don’ts for a 'Ltd' contractor with limited space.

Expenses 29th September 2016

Contractors' Questions: Will the consultancies stop me going direct?

Contractual tips for when you want to cut out the middle man – or men.

Guide to Contracts 22nd September 2016

Contractors' Questions: Is my Agency Conduct Regs opt-out still valid?

Legal expert unpicks the complicated history of a brolly contractor turned PSC.

Guide To Agencies 21st September 2016

Contractors' Questions: Can my company pay for health insurance?

Tax advice for an efficiency-conscious PSC, who's eyeing her boyfriend's employer-provided medical cover.

Expenses 20th September 2016