Expected announcements on personal tax and pensions to pinch most if you pay at 40%.
15th October, 2018 | Money News
Package with a bold claim is welcomed, but biting late payers is still seen as the ultimate solution.
MPs, ministers and HMRC position IR35 reform on October 29th as a long shot.
12th October, 2018 | IR35 News
Brief overview of the economic landscape and a background into the current market.
12th October, 2018 | Market News
Alerts go out to a taxman who’s increasingly fighting with a barrister, but losing.
11th October, 2018 | IR35 News
IPSE tells the chancellor to put providers and barristers in the crosshairs instead.
11th October, 2018 | ebt
Evidence matters: how to show HMRC (and your client) that you’re not caught by IR35.
10th October, 2018 | Comment
Slump in candidate availability suggests now should be a less competitive time to jump ship.
9th October, 2018 | Contracting News
UK-EU uncertainty may kick the IR35 reform can down the road to Spring Statement 2019.
8th October, 2018 | IR35 News
The 'can’t get more freelance than me' TV presenter is 'next on the taxman’s chopping block.'
Watch-list of where the chancellor could taketh away doesn’t bode well for tiny traders.
4th October, 2018 | Contracting News
Eight reasons why you must register quickly to soon self-assess (includes if you’re a new PSC).
4th October, 2018 | Money News
Being less of an expert just to land the job is a requirement for one in three self-employed.
3rd October, 2018 | Job News
The chancellor omitting IR35 to conference doesn’t mean he’ll omit it on Budget day.
2nd October, 2018 | IR35 News
'Pretty confident' legal fight against HMRC retrospection calls on contractors for cash.
2nd October, 2018 | Contracting News
The prospect of off-payroll rules for all keeps on-contract numbers firmly in the red.
1st October, 2018 | Contracting News
Treasury minister says modernising Class 2, not axing it as promised, shows government support.
1st October, 2018 | Money News
Treasury disappoints those hoping for no IR35 reform, by scheduling an early Budget.
28th September, 2018 | Contracting News
The taxman takes on more of your disguised remuneration gripes.
27th September, 2018 | Comment
What the taxman has to say about 14 of your disguised remuneration gripes.
26th September, 2018 | Comment
John McDonnell omitting the umbrella ban pledge isn’t cause to think it’s been shelved.
25th September, 2018 | Contracting News
‘Hugely significant, landmark settlement could be a catalyst for many more.’
25th September, 2018 | IR35 News
Female PSC boss uses taxman’s CEST decision against him -- to grant her permie-style rights.
24th September, 2018 | IR35 News
One rule for the BBC and another for us is a dangerous premise to extend IR35 reform on.
20th September, 2018 | Comment
A ‘both good and bad’ immigration package is tabled for post-Brexit Britain.
20th September, 2018 | Job News
Registering an intention to settle with HMRC is a window that's closing, fast.
19th September, 2018 | Comment
‘Help is available,’ reassures a group serving HMRC’s ‘unrepresented’ customers.
18th September, 2018 | Contracting News
Four steps to help beat the blues if you’re in a team of one.
Corporation 'hopeful' of an HMRC settlement over its presenters’ IR35 liabilities.
17th September, 2018 | IR35 News
Contractors called to act on a trio of different issues threatening their livelihoods.
17th September, 2018 | Contracting News
Kinky costumes join the list of expenseable items, at least for one self-employed taxpayer.
14th September, 2018 | Money News
Run a company singlehandedly? Work on your own? ‘You’re not alone.’
13th September, 2018 | Contracting News
Comfortable growth for tech contractors is outshone by permie demand and scarcity.
12th September, 2018 | Contracting News
Despite 'many' and 'strong' pointers to the BBC employing her, one PSC isn't giving up.
11th September, 2018 | IR35 News
Calling time on the taxman’s 30-day clock is denounced as likely to hurt companies’ cashflow.
11th September, 2018 | Money News
10th September, 2018 | Market News
Buoyant, modern sectors are making a historical hotspot for contractors a shoo-in.
5th September, 2018 | Comment
Blatant bias of HMRC lurks behind figures purporting to show CEST passing the test.
3rd September, 2018 | Comment
A passive-aggressive query tops the table of irritating things people say on email.
31st August, 2018 | Contracting News
Brolly avoidance guide is launched to approval, but bosses say it's not rocket science.
30th August, 2018 | Contracting News
HMRC's five-minute response target almost missed, and its 10-minute wait volume almost exceeded.
30th August, 2018 | Money News
VAT-registered companies handed fresh guidance on what to do from April 2019.
29th August, 2018 | Money News
The rise of AI and the self-employed is why one proposal has become eight.
28th August, 2018 | Contracting News
Chancellor tipped to use Budget 2018 to make pensions more taxing for top earners.
28th August, 2018 | Money News
Bounty payments totalling almost £350k go to people HMRC says should keep quiet.
24th August, 2018 | Money News
Apps are changing financial services’ reputation from rate-enhancer to life-enricher. Are you benefiting?
23rd August, 2018 | Comment
Digital, micro and young businesses called to compete in a national contest.
23rd August, 2018 | Contracting News
Far less ‘bumping’ for those on contract income multiples via considerate lenders -- CMME.
22nd August, 2018 | Money News
Revenue ranked first by the almost four in 10 contractors to be IR35-assessed as a group.
21st August, 2018 | IR35 News
A once asset-poor fraudster who couldn't pay gets his newly won chip-stack taken away.
21st August, 2018 | Money News
21st August, 2018 | Market News
It’s not for the faint-hearted, but fixing the higgledy-piggledy may be your lucrative niche.
20th August, 2018 | Comment
A foul-mouthed Revenue staffer is recorded swearing at a ‘gobsmacked’ caller.
17th August, 2018 | Contracting News
The UK’s ‘resilient, determined problem-solvers’ shrug off Brexit and IR35 reform.
16th August, 2018 | Contracting News
And technology companies are the biggest shirkers of their GDPR responsibilities.
15th August, 2018 | TechZone
'Dangerous,' 'misleading' and 'unfit for purpose' -- the IR35 digital tool just got demolished.
14th August, 2018 | IR35 News
Your tax return tabled as the means to automatically deduct a small income percentage for retirement.
14th August, 2018 | Money News
The defiant dozen: HMRC’s proposal is severely resisted by 12 IR35 consultation respondents.
13th August, 2018 | IR35 News
Don’t do that with IR35, do this instead, say the CIOT, the FCSA and the ARC, among others.
The biggest threat to your livelihood? Probably. And you’ve just a few hours to fight it.
10th August, 2018 | Comment
‘Blind.’ ‘Remarkable’. ‘Reckless.’ Accountants give their final assessments before Friday’s cut-off.
9th August, 2018 | IR35 News
Three if not four measures are all it takes to support those who work for themselves -- IPSE.
9th August, 2018 | Contracting News
A little over 48hours left to help safeguard our economic and professional futures.
8th August, 2018 | Comment
Second highest reading for contractors, thanks to heat-hit hirers rethinking.
8th August, 2018 | Contracting News
Friday’s deadline to be met by one agency group opposing reform, and another preparing for it.
7th August, 2018 | IR35 News
A once reliable leg-up for contractors now has a pitfall where loans are still owed.
7th August, 2018 | Money News
Companies are being pursued for the income-hit of wrongly treating PSCs as inside IR35.
6th August, 2018 | IR35 News
Budget 2018 looks ripe for raising the up to 15% surcharge on second property purchases.
6th August, 2018 | Money News
Thanks to a few good agents, 85 days just became 29 days – albeit only for a ‘short period.’
3rd August, 2018 | Comment
Most smaller companies would both stay in the EU and like a vote on the final deal.
2nd August, 2018 | Job News
Yet again a certain taxman can’t catch a contractor, even though this time HMRC was the client.
1st August, 2018 | Comment
ContractorUK launches Fantasy Football League 2018/19.
1st August, 2018 | Contracting News
Both private firms and public processes accused of pushing a 'Merry-Go-Round culture.'
31st July, 2018 | Contracting News
At-a-glance: how to build quality and effectiveness into the ‘contracting out’ model.
31st July, 2018 | Comment
The views of empire-builders among contractors? Possibly. Their targets? Not so much, finds IPSE.
30th July, 2018 | Contracting News
Firms won’t be fined for first 12 months and will be allowed to ‘cut and paste’ – HMRC.
30th July, 2018 | Money News
A tell-all survey on Value Added Tax even has room for Brexit, MTD and IR35.
27th July, 2018 | Money News
Through the HMRC Looking-Glass is an odd world where only ‘outside’ decisions are penalised.
26th July, 2018 | Comment
HMRC overzealousness and taxpayer assertiveness are behind a 36% jump in JRs.
26th July, 2018 | Money News
Battle-weary PSCs, send your evidence of blanketing to help keep the heat on HMRC.
25th July, 2018 | Comment
Almost nine in 10 contractors get paid on time in the Capital of the North.
25th July, 2018 | Money News
A seemingly anodyne PDF on the 2019 Loan Charge is met with rebuffs, questions and letters.
24th July, 2018 | Contracting News
The commercial threat posed to their PSC is behind contractors refusing AMS’s terms.
24th July, 2018 | Comment
Contractor sector warns the OTS that its PAYE plan has 'unintended consequences.'
23rd July, 2018 | Contracting News
Contractors in and around a few Midlands cities tend to get paid later than anywhere else.
23rd July, 2018 | Money News
The clock is ticking for taxpayers brought into the split-bill system due to the 'dividend drop.'
20th July, 2018 | Comment
REC slams ‘lack of clarity’ for the likes of contractors (and end-users) from 2021.
19th July, 2018 | Job News
Ex-chancellor's ‘ticking time bomb’ triggers a near doubling in ‘Ltd’ landlords.
19th July, 2018 | Money News
What was once ‘appropriate’ is now ‘correct’ -- just don’t call it ‘blanketing,’ IR35 Forum told.
18th July, 2018 | IR35 News
Having not first succeeded, LCAG is trying again to raise the Revenue’s CEO about tax-inspired suicide attempts.
17th July, 2018 | Comment
‘Papering over the cracks’ is up 615%, thanks to powers, probes and misperception.
17th July, 2018 | Money News
Our call to the taxman to set up a suicide helpline has been answered, disgracefully -- LCAG.
16th July, 2018 | Contracting News
‘We want to help’ claims the Revenue, ‘but we can only help those who come forward.’
16th July, 2018 | Comment
Government may be still ‘jumping the gun’ even in the era of more time to scrutinise.
13th July, 2018 | Money News
A status lawyer sums up recent implications for contractors, and says how HMRC can be silenced.
12th July, 2018 | Comment
Key IR35 Forum members distance themselves from the MOO paper on their website.
11th July, 2018 | IR35 News
Unprecedented, company-crippling payment terms will undergo their first test on Friday.
11th July, 2018 | Comment
Far off May’s peak, growth in IT contractor demand has now reverted to Q1 territory.
10th July, 2018 | Contracting News
Mel Stride MP tackled for uttering what critics count to be four falsehoods.
9th July, 2018 | Contracting News
Treasury minister written to for his ‘astonishing, appalling, fundamentally untrue’ reply.
9th July, 2018 | Comment