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'Pretty confident' legal fight against HMRC retrospection calls on contractors for cash.

The prospect of off-payroll rules for all keeps on-contract numbers firmly in the red.

Treasury disappoints those hoping for no IR35 reform, by scheduling an early Budget.

The taxman takes on more of your disguised remuneration gripes.

What the taxman has to say about 14 of your disguised remuneration gripes.

John McDonnell omitting the umbrella ban pledge isn’t cause to think it’s been shelved.

One rule for the BBC and another for us is a dangerous premise to extend IR35 reform on.

Registering an intention to settle with HMRC is a window that's closing, fast.

‘Help is available,’ reassures a group serving HMRC’s ‘unrepresented’ customers.

Four steps to help beat the blues if you’re in a team of one.

Contractors called to act on a trio of different issues threatening their livelihoods.

Run a company singlehandedly? Work on your own? ‘You’re not alone.’

Comfortable growth for tech contractors is outshone by permie demand and scarcity.

Buoyant, modern sectors are making a historical hotspot for contractors a shoo-in.

Blatant bias of HMRC lurks behind figures purporting to show CEST passing the test.

A passive-aggressive query tops the table of irritating things people say on email.

Brolly avoidance guide is launched to approval, but bosses say it's not rocket science.

The rise of AI and the self-employed is why one proposal has become eight.

Apps are changing financial services’ reputation from rate-enhancer to life-enricher. Are you benefiting?

Digital, micro and young businesses called to compete in a national contest.

It’s not for the faint-hearted, but fixing the higgledy-piggledy may be your lucrative niche.

A foul-mouthed Revenue staffer is recorded swearing at a ‘gobsmacked’ caller.

The UK’s ‘resilient, determined problem-solvers’ shrug off Brexit and IR35 reform.

The biggest threat to your livelihood? Probably. And you’ve just a few hours to fight it.

Three if not four measures are all it takes to support those who work for themselves -- IPSE.

A little over 48hours left to help safeguard our economic and professional futures.

Second highest reading for contractors, thanks to heat-hit hirers rethinking.

Thanks to a few good agents, 85 days just became 29 days – albeit only for a ‘short period.’

Yet again a certain taxman can’t catch a contractor, even though this time HMRC was the client.

Both private firms and public processes accused of pushing a 'Merry-Go-Round culture.'

At-a-glance: how to build quality and effectiveness into the ‘contracting out’ model.

The views of empire-builders among contractors? Possibly. Their targets? Not so much, finds IPSE.

Through the HMRC Looking-Glass is an odd world where only ‘outside’ decisions are penalised.

Battle-weary PSCs, send your evidence of blanketing to help keep the heat on HMRC.

A seemingly anodyne PDF on the 2019 Loan Charge is met with rebuffs, questions and letters.

The commercial threat posed to their PSC is behind contractors refusing AMS’s terms.

Contractor sector warns the OTS that its PAYE plan has 'unintended consequences.'

The clock is ticking for taxpayers brought into the split-bill system due to the 'dividend drop.'

Tips for a contractor hoping a referral model is all cash gain, not financial pain.  

Having not first succeeded, LCAG is trying again to raise the Revenue’s CEO about tax-inspired suicide attempts.

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