Contracting News

Get to grips with the EU referendum; whether you’re in, out or undecided.

Apr 13, 2016

Special taskforces being deployed by the taxman to keep hitting 'soft targets.'

Apr 13, 2016

Lowest IT contractor index score for 34 months belies a revival for temps.

Apr 12, 2016

Summary of this month’s numerous changes that could affect your bottom line.

Apr 11, 2016

Unveiled yesterday, 10 chapters on SDC put paid to a get-out for umbrella users.

Apr 8, 2016

Another April tax change will dampen buy-to-letters' profits, but not if they use a 'Ltd.'

Apr 7, 2016

But PSC contractors can still take steps to maximise take-home pay.

Apr 6, 2016

From today, T&S tax relief for 'SDC' and IR35 contractors is outlawed.

Apr 6, 2016

Outside IR35 contractors who are managed headed off from tax relief, where they are 'SDC.'

Apr 4, 2016

Microsoft can now be learnt in minutes; Cisco in seconds.

Apr 1, 2016

HMRC to consult on shifting IR35 liability in the public sector as early as next month.

Mar 29, 2016

Five anomalies exist, further to a long list of questions that HMRC needs to answer.

Mar 23, 2016

Act now while the government isn't, says PwC.

Mar 23, 2016

First potential deserters emerge, amid fears the private sector's next.

Mar 22, 2016

Budget tax hike on close companies favours dividends if you don't want to repay.

Mar 21, 2016

Collateral of Budget 2016 includes outsourcers and consultancies supplying PSCs.

Mar 17, 2016

Overview of where PSC and brolly workers will feel Osborne giving and taking.

Mar 17, 2016

Osborne says he wants to help some people keep more of their money; are you one of them?

Mar 17, 2016

Chancellor gives some PSCs a NICs let-off, but will still hit contracting as a whole.

Mar 16, 2016

Osborne will 'act now so we don’t pay later, putting the next generation first.'

Mar 16, 2016

Soften potential blows in today’s Budget by boosting your income with the following.

Mar 16, 2016

Chancellor tipped to shift the liability from worker to engager in a £400m tax raid.

Mar 15, 2016

For winding-up contractors, April looks worse than any March Budget reforms to ER.

Mar 15, 2016

Use Budget to end sticking plaster approach to contracting, say 55 MPs.

Mar 14, 2016

Outside IR35 contractors know to leave job titles at the door.

Mar 10, 2016

Forget the how, what and why – it's the when of the dividend tax that'll sting.

Mar 9, 2016

REC warns of scaled back recruitment in wake of April's tax changes.

Mar 8, 2016

At-a-glance: the tax unit's most important major and minor recommendations.

Mar 7, 2016

Hardcore of tax dodgers blamed for genuine oversights triggering HMRC inspections.

Mar 3, 2016

At least on IR35, what one expert wants to see on March 16th is what she expects to see.

Mar 2, 2016

End-users to defy government expectations on travel and subsistence crackdown.

Mar 1, 2016

Thirteen business people front the latest IT tie-up between public and private.

Feb 23, 2016

Agencies fight plans to make UK contractors permies after a year-and-a-half.

Feb 18, 2016

Top tier contractors will want to act before the lifetime pensions allowance abates, again.

Feb 17, 2016

Government told how to do more to help people in business on their own account.

Feb 16, 2016

Chancellor's reported windfall would see him pay no tax under his own rule.

Feb 15, 2016

All rules relating to contractor taxation need a rethink, urges PRISM.

Feb 15, 2016

Save money or make money? Both are prospects in the new era of collaborative consumption.  

Feb 12, 2016

Keenness to tie-up contracts pre-Xmas may be affecting demand now, post-Xmas.

Feb 11, 2016

How to bring forward a distribution; why and where to safeguard against HMRC.

Feb 10, 2016