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Taxman takes on board two errors he made, but is warned: ‘I shall keep nit-picking.’

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The LITRG spells out where its 11 chapters can help IR35 reform-hit PSCs to turn the page, safely.

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A ‘comprehensive’ report on ‘cleaning up the contractor supply chain’ is welcomed.

A few words from CEST Explained’s author on the tool’s future, including potentially new questions in July.

Everything the taxman wants you to know about private sector IR35 reform, in his own words.

Latest Guides

Plus, the almost half as many items where Value Added Tax isn’t recoverable (excludes grey areas).

15th April, 2021 | VAT

Directors are covered but, as the exemption’s name suggests, the tax-free element is only trivial.

15th April, 2021 | Money

An overview of the HMRC option popular with new directors, and other contracting first-timers.

14th April, 2021 | VAT

How contractors can identify ‘MUC,’ and so avoid having one on their hands.

13th April, 2021 | Umbrella Companies

What contractors should ask to work out which PAYE brolly is best for them.

13th April, 2021 | Umbrella Companies

How to tell if an SDS from a client or third-party will stand up to HMRC scrutiny.

9th April, 2021 | Private Sector IR35 Reform

The potentially thorny part of HMRC’s tool as it requires input from you, the worker.

8th April, 2021 | Private Sector IR35 Reform

'The status of your next contract is just the expected IR35 categorisation, not the actual categorisation.'

8th April, 2021 | Private Sector IR35 Reform

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