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CIOT criticises HMRC CEST tool

The criticism comes after HMRC have recently lost a number of IR35 tribunal cases, and an acceptance by HMRC that the CEST tool only provides a determination in 85% of cases.

APSCo members share their views on IR35 reform

The APSCo consultation sought views on how the extension of IR35 changes into the private sector should be managed.

The future of UK coins and notes will be protected

At the 2018 Spring Statement, Chancellor Philip Hammond announced a Treasury consultation into the future of the current mixture of coins in circulation.

Number of women joining self-employed sector grows

The last 11 years have seen a particularly strong growth in the number of self-employed mothers, accounting for approximately one in eight contractors.

IPSE responds to HMRC IR35 private sector consultation

With IR35 being extended to the private sector, HMRC has released an open consultation, seeking views on how the off-payroll working rules will work from April 2020.

Making Tax Digital – VAT changes April 2019

From 1st April 2019, any business registered for VAT will be required by law to store digital financial records and to submit their VAT returns using Making Tax Digital (MTD) compatible accounting software.

PM’s deal as bad as ‘no deal’, say the UK’s self-employed

Latest IPSE research shows that the majority of self-employed workers believe the PM’s Brexit withdrawal agreement will have a negative impact on their businesses – almost as much as a ‘no deal’.

Small businesses still held back by poor broadband

Poor broadband and mobile coverage are still continuing to hold small businesses back, particularly in rural areas.

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