'Be ready for HMRC’s challenge if your outside IR35 result hinges on ESS question five.'
7th April, 2017 | IR35 News
Separating fact from fiction about what's now here -- IR35 reform in the public sector.
6th April, 2017 | Comment
Revenue recommits to the results of the ESS, following claims they are in doubt.
6th April, 2017 | IR35 News
PSCs behind the ESS quit over IR35 fears, sign-posting a 'bumpy road' for the Revenue.
5th April, 2017 | IR35 News
Taxman tackles a 'contractor' arrangement that disguises income as loyalty points.
4th April, 2017 | Contracting News
Two steps to take before Thursday if you've already been deemed inside IR35.
3rd April, 2017 | IR35 News
Getting to grips with how a brolly operates is the key to avoiding any nasty surprises.
31st March, 2017 | Comment
Digital imaging boosts the prospects (and clearing times) of paper payments.
30th March, 2017 | Money News
Off-payroll angst hits fever pitch on the health service, as compulsion replaces choice.
29th March, 2017 | IR35 News
Recruiters ask MPs if next week's IR35 reform is a baby too big for its pram.
28th March, 2017 | IR35 News
Eight areas where the ESS falls down and needs fixing.
Chancellor's concession is welcomed, but reservations remain over MTD's cost, timing and use.
27th March, 2017 | Contracting News
A real disruptor for their organisation is just a fortnight away, say nine in 10 officers.
23rd March, 2017 | IR35 News
April showers on PSCs make payroll firms' pensions a tax shelter worth exploring.
22nd March, 2017 | Comment
Final set of April 6th rules outlaws clients from making blanket IR35 assessments.
21st March, 2017 | IR35 News
Will April's IR35 legislation leave more PSCs in its wake than last April's T&S rules?
20th March, 2017 | Comment
Red-faced chancellor shreds his plan to raid freelancers from 2019.
17th March, 2017 | Job News
Get the official word on whether you’re a limited cost trader, and likely to pay more VAT.
16th March, 2017 | Money News
Convert to a brolly and so pay more tax than inside IR35, or be gone, PSCs told.
15th March, 2017 | IR35 News
Almost all contractors fear walking out before April will hurt taxpayer-funded bodies.
14th March, 2017 | IR35 News
Get tailored help on the off-payroll rules, to work out what 23 days’ time means for you.
14th March, 2017 | Contracting News
Budget's biggest windfall is by setting the break-evens at £2,000, £8,667 and £10,092.
13th March, 2017 | Contracting News
Theresa May's intervention is welcomed, yet up to £700 more in Class 4 is still incoming.
Varying levels of outcry reflect varying levels of tax, but your new liability is capped at £1,143.
9th March, 2017 | Contracting News
Planning, info and advice are the best triple-lock to protect against Hammond's squeeze.
9th March, 2017 | Comment
£3,000 hike in PSCs' taxable income seen as a lesser evil than extending off-payroll rules.
8th March, 2017 | Contracting News
Philip Hammond delivers his first Budget, to prepare Britain for a 'fairer' future.
8th March, 2017 | Comment
IFA: Will the chancellor strike the right (or wrong) notes for your personal finances?
Budget 2017 fears compel the first commercial outfit to begin banishing 'Ltd' workers.
8th March, 2017 | IR35 News
'Courts have already ruled against the flawed approach that HMRC is still evolving.'
7th March, 2017 | IR35 News
Another expert says PSCs with commercial clients could be brought into scope on Wednesday.
6th March, 2017 | IR35 News
Contractors should look (at these figures) before they leap into an umbrella company before April 6th.
6th March, 2017 | Comment
Check your status for tax, invites HMRC, opening the ESS -- in all but name.
3rd March, 2017 | IR35 News
Fee-payers must decide PSCs’ status before using the later than promised ESS.
2nd March, 2017 | IR35 News
The options are unfortunately few and far between for PSCs owed at least £250,000.
2nd March, 2017 | Comment
Local government leaders team up to push IR35 reforms back until October.
1st March, 2017 | IR35 News
The key announcements that brolly users and PSCs will hear from Hammond.
1st March, 2017 | Comment
Bosses' Brexit concerns allayed, as more 'exceptional' techies are due in from overseas.
28th February, 2017 | Job News
Scepticism about the late payments tsar remerges, just as its debut is set in stone.
28th February, 2017 | Money News
Beeb investigation finding ‘unfairness’ hailed as grounds to close all brollies.
27th February, 2017 | Contracting News
Cautious chancellor unlikely to move off-payroll rule liability, but a 'duty of care' is feasible.
24th February, 2017 | IR35 News
South Pacific’s 'tech and innovation capital' offers IT candidates a career trip of a life-time.
24th February, 2017 | Job News
No tax software inside most small ventures will make MTD a hard slog, survey suggests.
23rd February, 2017 | Money News
Off-payroll techies at Guy's & St Thomas' say a £16.5m project will grind to a halt when they quit.
22nd February, 2017 | IR35 News
Latest stance on the off-payroll rules is released, just as the tool to bed them in isn't.
21st February, 2017 | IR35 News
Contractors seen in the collateral from April's clampdown on the popular VAT scheme.
21st February, 2017 | Money News
PSCs and their agents will find a new 'cornerstone' just as pointed as umbrellas.
20th February, 2017 | Comment
Cops give wannabe techie a driving ban instead of IT support role.
17th February, 2017 | Job News
1,700 'Ltd' workers to leave the government sector within the next seven weeks.
16th February, 2017 | IR35 News
New series on what agencies make of public sector IR35 reform starts with this Q&A.
15th February, 2017 | Comment
How the public sector might look to IT contractors in a few months' time.
Half a dozen new ways for commerce to flow are already changing industries.
14th February, 2017 | Contracting News
January was buoyant, but dry if you wanted to cash-in on IT temp shortages.
13th February, 2017 | Contracting News
HMRC hints at a let-off, saying your e-account will only cost you hundreds, not thousands.
13th February, 2017 | Money News
Off-payroll rules seen as a springboard for HMRC to investigate contracts before April.
8th February, 2017 | IR35 News
'Aggressive tree-shaking' exercise at DE&S, as PSCs are told to comply (somehow) or get out.
To have an IR35 review, or not have an IR35 review? That is the question, as new rules loom.
7th February, 2017 | Comment
Personal service companies facing April’s IR35 changes are among those handed an official guide.
6th February, 2017 | IR35 News
What we should've said about where we are now on appealing IR35 from April.
2nd February, 2017 | Comment
Not even 10 out of 26,000 petitions have made a difference, figures indicate.
2nd February, 2017 | Contracting News
And the two 'not so hot' temporary IT specialists who might struggle this year.
1st February, 2017 | Comment
More than 16,000 people are objecting to the IR35 changes in the public sector.
31st January, 2017 | IR35 News
'Best Client' of 2016 exports hundreds of tech roles overseas.
30th January, 2017 | Job News
IPSE tells contractors how to avoid IR35 reform affecting Q1 take-home pay.
30th January, 2017 | IR35 News
Wholly ludicrous: 10 items HMRC scoffed at before rejecting.
27th January, 2017 | Contracting News
Just 70 days to go until public bodies and agents must be up and running with a new IR35.
26th January, 2017 | Comment
'Stick to who you know' seems to prevail, when 'what you know' is under threat.
25th January, 2017 | Contracting News
Who's won what and what they'd like to say in return for your vote.
Hi-tech sector speaks of delight and desperation, as it rips off the PM’s 'helping hand.'
24th January, 2017 | Contracting News
At-a-glance: the blueprint to 'create more highly skilled, highly paid opportunities.'
Late payers the likely cause of a still 'stubbornly high' VAT debt mountain.
23rd January, 2017 | Contracting News
Tech entrepreneur tries to compute the PM's Davos pledge on IT leadership.
20th January, 2017 | Contracting News
Are they supplying people or services? Or both? IR35 expert reveals what you need to ask.
19th January, 2017 | Comment
City transport body bars 'Ltd' workers, as it moves to 'do its duty' and protect itself.
18th January, 2017 | IR35 News
Introducing the Employment Status Service -- the new name for HMRC's IR35 test.
18th January, 2017 | Comment
Technical personnel much sharper with tax returns than their info colleagues.
17th January, 2017 | Job News
Panel of MPs joins chorus calling for a delay, at least to '2019/20, possibly later.'
16th January, 2017 | Contracting News
Business lobby accused of crying wolf, as figures show annual cap has never bitten.
13th January, 2017 | Job News
'Anti-contracting' chancellor readies two Budgets, ahead of his new Spring Statement.
12th January, 2017 | Contracting News
Arkarius and Optionis team up to create a single contractor services giant with 40,000 clients.
10th January, 2017 | Contracting News
Jobs report shows 2016 finished in relative strength for IT contractors.
Buy-to-letters will duck the old chancellor's tax by incorporating for new purchases.
9th January, 2017 | Money News
Very hot August for IT contractors made last month miss its normal trajectory.
9th January, 2017 | Contracting News
Sir David Metcalf appointed to punish the rogues and protect the reputable.
6th January, 2017 | Job News
2017 trends report says machine learning, IoT and streaming will grab the spotlight.
6th January, 2017 | TechZone
When self-assessors try the ridiculous to avoid being penalised.
5th January, 2017 | Money News
Your invitation to become the next Candy Crush creators.
4th January, 2017 | Contracting News
We look forward to keeping you up-to-date with all the latest contractor news throughout 2017.
23rd December, 2016 | Contracting News
Shuddering at the thought of ‘quarterly accounting’ is fine; not prepping for it isn’t.
21st December, 2016 | Comment
Many health service IT contractors tipped to turn to umbrellas before April.
20th December, 2016 | Contracting News
Decoding the Autumn Statement pledge on insolvency that's gone under the radar.
16th December, 2016 | Comment
Former reviewer of IR35 turns its attention to Value Added Tax.
15th December, 2016 | Contracting News
Runaway demand seems far from on the cards this festive season.
14th December, 2016 | Contracting News
Most corporate bosses worry about GDPR; but not whether it bites or not.
13th December, 2016 | TechZone
Going forward to HMRC (when the scheme provider hasn’t) will be your duty.
12th December, 2016 | Money News
Critic of the Intermediaries rules faces flak of his own due to claiming while abroad.
12th December, 2016 | Contracting News
Managers operating via companies should no longer be paid, hospitals told.
8th December, 2016 | Contracting News
Join Orange Genie for the lowdown on IR35 changes in the public sector.
7th December, 2016 | IR35 News
Draft IR35 legislation puts the new liability on end-users, not agencies.
6th December, 2016 | IR35 News
Setting in stone who the self-employed are will help a host of probes into them.
5th December, 2016 | Contracting News