Debates on tax, IR35, T&S and the impending zombie apocalypse.
We don't know what's going to happen on 25th November when the Autumn Statement is published but I think we're all agreed that our industry will be hit in some way - whether it will be a swift uppercut or a knock out punch we don't know :eyes Whatever happens I really think that our voice needs to...
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Article here on the Employment Allowance
Companies tricked out of employment allowance | AccountingWEB
It seems that the guidance imposes conditions not specified in the legislation (minimum earnings for the second employee)
Do ya feel lucky, punk?
Finance bill for bedtime reading
This is my 1st post but have been a long time reader of this forum.
I’m currently contracting in the public sector IT (2th Gig + with a few extensions on each ) did contracting for time back in late 90’s (millennium bug paid for my 1st Mercedes at 21 them where the days :banana:)
Research Briefings - Personal service companies : recent debate
Only skim-read - don't think there's anything we didn't already know, but it's a useful potted history.
Doesn't anybody care? :tumble:
I have to wonder that anything prescribed there is only going to come to the rest of us at some point....
Are we expecting an easy ride on Budget Day?
As the finances have got tighter in the past few months I would not be surprised to find something hidden away on the day.
Remember IR35 was not leaked at the time and was a small note in the Budget documents, let's hope that we don't get...
Interesting read if anyone works in or around the NHS.
It refers to agency staff, and hourly rates so I'm not sure if it would apply to contractors (though there is a...
When listening to Georgie bashing on about how great he and his plan are, this caught my attention:
For those of use who WFH, is rent from MyCo "property income"?
Osborne plans crackdown on income tax loophole - Citywire Money
It hasn't gone away...
First area of further investigation is recommended as 'look through'.
There's a surprise.
I would like to get my contracts checked over to see if they fall within IR35. At present I get clients via agencies, therefore the agent does the contract. However now I want to start doing my own.
Has anyone worked with a good solicitor who can draft IR35 compliant contracts which can be...
I have been contracting in mainland Europe for the the past 5 years. Just like Osborne in UK, in Germany a certain Frau Andrea Nahles is making the lives of IT contractors in Germany difficult and the future looks bleak. The trend seems to be be pretty much the same everywhere at the moment.
I've seen some of the changes to dividend tax that the Chancellor has mentioned. Can someone clarify if this is definitely happening and what to do next financial year?
Currently I operate as a Ltd company and am the only employee/director. I take about £10k as salary and the rest as...
Not sure if anyone else has seen this, but Louisa@InTouch is doing a Twitter chat offering advice for those using umbrella companies today in 15 minutes :)
Today I received an email from HMRC (I subscribe to their help and support emails) which given the current potential changes to T&S etc. I thought might be worth publishing on here. A verbatum copy of the email is as follows:
The Government has appointed Julie Deane OBE,...
...or are things rarely as good or as bad as they first appear?
I'm just wondering about the consequences of the April tax changes going though virtually as-is. Let's face it - all of this consultation is so much window-dressing fluff. Lobbying by non-party-donating stakeholders in the recent...
from December are published
No great revelations.
Yes its the Daily Telegraph but this is what any tax system needs to be based upon
The self-employed will overtake the public sector with the â€˜gig economyâ€™ - Telegraph
HMRC chief executive Lin Homer to quit amid criticism from MPs - Telegraph
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