Contracting News

Tiny traders overwhelmingly plan to keep at it, despite economic worries.

Apr 27, 2017

Digital accounts dropped from Finance Bill, but a 'retrospective IR35 shock' is included.

Apr 26, 2017

Labour vows to hit big firms that leave their small suppliers in the financial lurch.

Apr 25, 2017

Labour and Tories start tax talk, as a status review and post-election Budget are mooted.

Apr 24, 2017

Contractor sector in 'great danger' of off-payroll problems becoming permanent.

Apr 21, 2017

How limiting your income can be more financially rewarding than it sounds.

Apr 19, 2017

A common status scenario we've seen since April 6th, and what to do about it.

Apr 18, 2017

Uncertainty and unskilled, nervy permies are playing into the hands of IT contractors.

Apr 12, 2017

And other tales...so hirers will do more for you than just read your beginning, middle and end.

Apr 11, 2017

'More non-permies on premiums, and fewer having rates cut than pre-EU vote.'

Apr 10, 2017

Separating fact from fiction about what's now here -- IR35 reform in the public sector.

Apr 6, 2017

Taxman tackles a 'contractor' arrangement that disguises income as loyalty points.

Apr 4, 2017

Getting to grips with how a brolly operates is the key to avoiding any nasty surprises.

Mar 31, 2017

Chancellor's concession is welcomed, but reservations remain over MTD's cost, timing and use.

Mar 27, 2017

April showers on PSCs make payroll firms' pensions a tax shelter worth exploring.

Mar 22, 2017

Will April's IR35 legislation leave more PSCs in its wake than last April's T&S rules?

Mar 20, 2017

Get tailored help on the off-payroll rules, to work out what 23 days’ time means for you.

Mar 14, 2017

Budget's biggest windfall is by setting the break-evens at £2,000, £8,667 and £10,092.

Mar 13, 2017

Theresa May's intervention is welcomed, yet up to £700 more in Class 4 is still incoming.

Mar 13, 2017

Varying levels of outcry reflect varying levels of tax, but your new liability is capped at £1,143.

Mar 9, 2017

Planning, info and advice are the best triple-lock to protect against Hammond's squeeze.

Mar 9, 2017

£3,000 hike in PSCs' taxable income seen as a lesser evil than extending off-payroll rules.

Mar 8, 2017

Philip Hammond delivers his first Budget, to prepare Britain for a 'fairer' future.

Mar 8, 2017

IFA: Will the chancellor strike the right (or wrong) notes for your personal finances?

Mar 8, 2017

Contractors should look (at these figures) before they leap into an umbrella company before April 6th.

Mar 6, 2017

The options are unfortunately few and far between for PSCs owed at least £250,000.

Mar 2, 2017

The key announcements that brolly users and PSCs will hear from Hammond.

Mar 1, 2017

Beeb investigation finding ‘unfairness’ hailed as grounds to close all brollies.

Feb 27, 2017

PSCs and their agents will find a new 'cornerstone' just as pointed as umbrellas.

Feb 20, 2017

New series on what agencies make of public sector IR35 reform starts with this Q&A.

Feb 15, 2017

How the public sector might look to IT contractors in a few months' time.

Feb 15, 2017

Half a dozen new ways for commerce to flow are already changing industries.

Feb 14, 2017

January was buoyant, but dry if you wanted to cash-in on IT temp shortages.

Feb 13, 2017

To have an IR35 review, or not have an IR35 review? That is the question, as new rules loom.

Feb 7, 2017

What we should've said about where we are now on appealing IR35 from April.

Feb 2, 2017

Not even 10 out of 26,000 petitions have made a difference, figures indicate.

Feb 2, 2017

And the two 'not so hot' temporary IT specialists who might struggle this year.

Feb 1, 2017

Wholly ludicrous: 10 items HMRC scoffed at before rejecting.

Jan 27, 2017

Just 70 days to go until public bodies and agents must be up and running with a new IR35.

Jan 26, 2017

'Stick to who you know' seems to prevail, when 'what you know' is under threat.

Jan 25, 2017