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Latest News

Contractors warned on Autumn Statement complacency

Cap on contracting could be unveiled as early as next month, PSCs told.

Contracting News 26th November 2015

How contractors' cash fared at Autumn Statement 2015

Second-home contractors won’t be fans of the chancellor, but they won’t be fazed by him either.

Money News 26th November 2015

2015 Autumn Statement: top 10 contractor announcements

What IT contractors can’t afford to miss in the chancellor’s AS-Spending Review combo.

Comment 26th November 2015

Osborne omits plan to payroll PSC contractors

No proposal in the AS to cap PSC contracting, but it could still be around the corner.

Contracting News 25th November 2015

Latest Guides

Contractors' Questions: Is this tax scheme viable or to be avoided?

Contractor told he's in touch with a scheme based in 'barge pole' territory.

Successful Contracting 25th November 2015

Contractors' Questions: How taxing is a UK contract for a non-resident?

No easy answers for a Kiwi hoping to get the best out of the UK tax landscape.

Contracting Overseas 23rd November 2015

Contractors' Questions: Can two years’ CGT allowances cover a MVL?

Help for a MVL contractor hoping his CGT allowance isn't capped to a single tax year.

MVL 19th November 2015

What to ask overseas contracting 'solution' firms

Pre-flight probes to make if you’ll use your PSC, a brolly or your agent’s brolly.

Contracting Overseas 16th November 2015