Author: Jaime Thorpe

Calls for HMRC to provide help with hybrid and distance working tax management

CIOT: ‘We would encourage HMRC to provide more tailored guidance for employers and employees on hybrid and distance working so that they can more readily understand their tax and social security position, particularly where cross-border working is involved’.

Autumn Statement shows government making it harder for self-employed, says IPSE

IPSE: ‘After the financial damage of the pandemic, exclusion from support, the changes to IR35 taxation, the recent tax hike on dividends and the impending corporation tax hike, this latest attack is further salt in the wound for anyone working through their own company’.

SMEs hoping for government help in Autumn Statement

FSB: ‘The Chancellor and Prime Minister must include measures to kickstart the economy, and get it growing again, to stem the loss of small businesses, and give them an operating environment that will allow them to get through a tough winter, and then flourish in the spring’.

Self-assessment reminder to declare Covid-19 payments

HMRC: ‘We want to help customers get their tax returns right, first time’.

Businesses need to do more to support women through menopause

One in 10 women who worked during the menopause say that they have left a job due to their symptoms.

New PM must focus on delivering pro-businesses measures

FSB: ‘Small business entrepreneurs are resilient and innovative, but the current headwinds are gale-force. For small firms to drive economic recovery and future prosperity, they need a pro-small business environment in which to operate and grow’.

Self-assessment customers being targeted by fraudsters

HMRC: ‘If someone contacts you saying they’re from HMRC, wanting you to urgently transfer money or give personal information, be on your guard. HMRC will never ring up threatening arrest. Only criminals do that’

Government makes U-turn on Mini-budget

FCSA: ‘That Ms Truss did not mention the IR35 rollback this afternoon is cautiously welcome but, of course we may not have heard the last of this matter’.