Category: Contractors

Self-assessment: Less than a month to go

HM Revenue and Customs are reminding tax payers that they have just a couple of weeks to pay their self-assessment tax return.

3,000 taxpayers spent Christmas Day filing

Thousands of taxpayers across the country decided to sort out their tax return on Christmas Day.

Buyer’s market resulting in ‘professional ghosting’

Research shows that ‘professional ghosting’ is symptomatic of the current buyer’s market with employment levels reaching record highs in 2019.

UK firms relying on new government to bring stability

REC: ‘What we need to see from the government are policies that will help make great work happen – the first priority will be to secure our managed exit from the EU’.

IPSE welcomes Queen’s Speech business promises

The Queen’s Speech announced broadband legislation that would ‘support the roll out of gigabit-capable broadband across the UK to achieve nationwide coverage as soon as possible’.

Half of UK businesses still unprepared for IR35 changes

The new rules mean that changes to IR35 legislation, which were introduced in the public sector in April 2017, will be extended to medium and large private sector companies.

HMRC warns customers of self assessment tax scams

HMRC operates a dedicated Customer Protection team to identify and close down scams but is advising customers to recognise the signs to avoid becoming victims themselves.

Making Tax Digital survey open to tax professionals and businesses

The CIOT and ATT are keen to gather feedback and influence the next steps for Making Tax Digital.