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EMPLOYMENT STATUS

Pimlico Plumbers status decision The Supreme Court has upheld earlier decisions confirming an individual’s claim that he was a “worker” and not self-employed. What are the tax and NI consequences of this ruling? Employment status. The long-running battle between Gary...

The big IR35 consultation

HMRC has published its keenly awaited consultation on the future of IR35. Radical changes are ahead for some freelancers and those who hire them. How could you be affected? Consultation. On 18 May 2018 HMRC published its long-awaited consultation on the future...

MTD development on a go-slow

HMRC’s CEO has announced that the MTD process for individuals is slowing down to free up resources for work on Brexit. How might this affect you? No change, almost. According to HMRC’s CEO, the go-slow “means halting progress on simple assessment and real time tax...

New scale charges for VAT on fuel

New rates. HMRC has released details of the flat rate charges (also known as the scale charges) for car fuel. If you’re VAT registered you can use the scale charges to work out the VAT payable where your business pays for fuel for private journeys, e.g. for your...

Business records checks to go

HMRC has decided to scrap its controversial business records checks. What implications might this have for your business? Just checking! In 2011 HMRC started its business records checks (BRCs) claiming it wanted to help businesses identify shortcomings in their...