Category: Contractors

Just half of employees believe they are paid fairly

The CIPD wants to see all organisations have a clear definition of fairness which covers both pay processes and outcomes.

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.

APSCo responds to government’s proposal to extend new IR35 private sector rules

APSCo: ‘We appreciate the fact that this inquiry concentrates on the proposed extension to off-payroll working rules’.

Record number of tax returns show a rise in self-employment

IPSE: ‘The record number of tax self-assessments is not just because there are more people who define themselves as mostly self-employed: it’s also because more people than ever are now doing side-hustles alongside other work’.

SMES: Rise in empty shops shows need for business rates reform

The Federation of Small Businesses have responded to new figures from the BBC local shared data unit.

Most bizarre tax return excuses and expense claims revealed

To wrap up the decade, HMRC has highlighted ten of the most weird and wonderful tax return excuses and expense claims used by customers who missed the deadline over the last ten years.

Self-assessment – just one week left

HMRC charge an automatic penalty of £100 for tax returns that miss the 31st January deadline – and the penalties increase the longer you delay the submission of the tax return.

IR35 review: It’s now too late for a thorough review of the proposed reforms, say experts

Kingsbridge Contractor Insurance: ‘While we welcome the fact that HMRC has recognised a need to take another look at how these changes will be implemented, there is no escaping the fact that it is now too late for a thorough review of the proposed reforms’.