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17th November 2017 |

Private sector IR35 reform: what if it happens on Wednesday?
Just because our sector can manage, it'll be remiss of the government if it repeats its mistakes.

 

16th November 2017 |

Contractors' Questions: Will MTD feature in the Autumn Budget?
Expert helps a contractor fearing an imminent digital tax account update.

 

16th November 2017 |

Where HMRC has missed an opportunity on disguised remuneration
Four fundamental wrongs in a new settlement plan make it unacceptable to contractors.

 

15th November 2017 |

Autumn Budget 2017: what contractors can expect
The 22nd isn't just about IR35, as Hammond tends to hit PSCs on multiple fronts.

 

15th November 2017 |

What's really happened to IT contracting since IR35 changed
My half-year assessment of IR35 in the public sector is in -- and it doesn't look very good.

 

14th November 2017 |

Contractors' Questions: When is a training course tax-deductible?
Contractor confused by what the rub is with tax training rules gets the lowdown.

 

14th November 2017 |

The way we work has changed, why hasn't the training tax regime?
Sole trader or 'Ltd'? Here's how your skills development options should be improved.

 

13th November 2017 |

IR35 petition launches against private sector reform
A formal bid to keep the off-payroll rules public sector-only nears a government response.

 

13th November 2017 |

Call for soft landing on trust registration penalties
'An extension to the trust registration deadline for self-assessing doesn't go far enough.'

 

10th November 2017 |

Sudden IT skills famine overruns recruiters
Scarcity of computer skills soars, with 22 types of techie now deemed 'hard to find.'

 

9th November 2017 |

OTS's idea to lower VAT threshold 'a cash grab'
Big dent in the £85,0000 ceiling billed as a ‘disaster' for one-person traders.

 

9th November 2017 |

OTS unveils eight ways to change your VAT bill
At-a-glance rundown of what OTS is proposing on Value Added Tax, and why.

 

8th November 2017 |

Why Trump's chances trump Hammond's on IR35 reform
The ability of even the US President to incite backlash may be dwarfed by the chancellor's on the 22nd.

 

8th November 2017 |

IT contractor skills shortages surge in London
UK capital goes from almost no shortages to half a dozen in just a month.

 

7th November 2017 |

Hammond tipped to offer VAT reprieve
Autumn Budget expected to contain a suspension or snip to the £85,000 threshold.

 

7th November 2017 |

HMRC worker avoids jail despite tax credit fraud
Woman who stole over £40,000 from the taxman has her sentence suspended.

 

6th November 2017 |

BBC hosts IR35 reform 'debate' on Money Box
Speculation over whether thousands face changes to how they work plays on Radio 4.

 

6th November 2017 |

Avoiders 'are far from the tax gap's main contributors'
Revenue reminded that only 5% of what's missing is from people ducking their liabilities.

 

3rd November 2017 |

IR35 legal challengers reveal new details
As one fight against the off-payroll rules 'takes a breath,' another vows to go the distance.

 

2nd November 2017 |

Contractors' Questions: Do umbrella companies have to offer insurance?
Required or a bonus, asks a permie wanting cover before committing to contracting.