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Latest News

'Pronounced' fall in online IT job openings

But the significant albeit small dip doesn't apply to freelance opportunities.

Job News 21st August 2017

HMRC using 'all means' to rake in VAT during enquiries

Half the extra tax taken when SMEs get investigated is from VAT non-compliance.

Money News 21st August 2017

Taxman talks of 'off-payroll rules in the private sector'

HMRC's denials of change might still not convince non-rocket scientist contractors.

IR35 News 18th August 2017

Off-payroll rules' extension 'is PSCs' top concern'

'Inevitable' roll-out of April’s IR35 reforms worry half of contractors.

IR35 News 17th August 2017

Latest Guides

GDPR Training: What to Consider

Who's going for training on GDPR; why it’s useful and how to decide on a course.

Training 16th August 2017

Contractors' Questions: Is UK accommodation claimable if I live abroad?

SDC, not his wife, seems to be the main issue for a contractor inbound from South Africa.

Expenses 16th August 2017

Contractors' Questions: Is my drive to a house I’m refurbing claimable?

Tax expert steps in to address a property-developing 'Ltd,' in dispute with his accountant.

Expenses 15th August 2017

Contractors' Questions: Is PAYE or 'Ltd' best for public contracts?

Accounting boss tries to help a contractor, without using numbers.

Public Sector Contracting 10th August 2017