Contracting News

The NPfIT's prolonged recovery is healthy for IT contractors, even those without experience.

May 12, 2016

London's banks ask IT contractors to share the pain of a difficult first quarter.

May 11, 2016

Growth in demand for temporary techies gets its smallest figure since April 2013.

May 10, 2016

Treasury joins micro-businesses in being out of pocket due to non-paying clients.

May 5, 2016

Big Data is dominating some of the key shifts in clients' IT contractor recruitment needs.

May 4, 2016

Gap narrows, but contractors still set to vote 'remain' in EU referendum.

Apr 28, 2016

Lots of talk on expenses belies the mere handful of claims that the T&S rules permit.

Apr 27, 2016

Agency caught advising clients how to dodge 'SDC' so that contractors can get tax relief.

Apr 27, 2016

Continued rule-flouting can land agencies a hefty penalty every day they don't submit.

Apr 25, 2016

HMRC's overseer refuses to endorse digital accounts, citing 'significant concerns.'

Apr 21, 2016

All the 'non-SDC' evidence in the world is no good, if it only comes from one source.

Apr 20, 2016

Home Office to impose a higher salary threshold on intra-company transfers.

Apr 19, 2016

HMRC accused of overcharging contractors who its scheme classes as 'consultants.'

Apr 19, 2016

Friday's Finance Bill amendment seeks to put the chancellor on a six-month deadline.

Apr 18, 2016

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