Author: Sophie Tyler

HMRC to stop automatically sending paper self-assessment returns

Taxpayers will still be able to file a paper return if they choose, but HMRC will encourage those who are able to file online to do so.

IR35 private sector changes put on hold

Larsen Howie: ‘We’d like to stress that the legislation has been delayed, not cancelled; any investments you’ve made or are making in getting ready for the reform will not be wasted and will stand you in good stead versus competitors who are burying their heads in the sand’.

Call for employers not to penalise workers for Coronavirus self-isolation

‘Workers who are required to self-isolate to protect colleagues and the general public should suffer no detriment in their employment.’

Employers must take necessary measures to protect staff from Coronavirus threat, says CIPD

With the government unveiling its action plan to deal with the Coronavirus threat, it has highlighted that at the peak of this event, a fifth of workers could be absent from work.

IR35 review findings ‘Step in right direction’, says AAT

HMRC has published the findings of the government review into the IR35 off-payroll working rules that are due to come into force in April 2020.

New immigration policy threatens to cut firms off from vital skills

The government has announced details of the immigration system that is to come into force on the 1st January 2021.

UK exports at an all-time high

2019 was a record-breaking year for UK exports, with goods exports to non-EU countries growing by 13.6% from 2018.

Record breaking 10.4 million customers filed their tax return online

About 11.7 million customers were required to file their 2018/19 tax returns by 11.59pm on 31st January.