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Latest News

Security Clearance Code of Practice is a welcome step

New code isn't a panacea for IT contractors, but it is a big move in the right direction.

Comment 21st October 2014

'Five times as much lost to fraud as to avoidance'

Ministers, accountants and campaigners each read new 'tax gap' data differently. 

Contracting News 20th October 2014

Companies House wants its new home-page tested

Online business register asks for user feedback ahead of its move to .gov.uk next month.

Contracting News 16th October 2014

More self-assessors at risk of HMRC penalties

Three types of sanctions have a growing number of people in their sights.

Contracting News 16th October 2014

Latest Guides

Contractors' Questions: Will moving our IT to the cloud be taxing?

Accounting tips for a tech company hoping for a saving by upgrading to SaaS.

Limited Companies 21st October 2014

How to save tax on your contractor life insurance

Your family and company will be the beneficiaries of a Relevant Life Policy.

Insurance 20th October 2014

Contractors' Questions: What if I face a Section 9A tax investigation?

Expert solves an EBT contractor's query, but says there's a bigger question to pose.  

EBT 17th October 2014

Contractors' Questions: Can I claim travel, office and hotel expenses?

One IT contractor's current and future arrangements are ripe for reimbursements.

Expenses 13th October 2014