Tax

IR35: Will the private sector learn the hard way?

Aspects of the IR35 tax legislation have proved unpopular and many are anxious about its roll out for private sector organisations next year.

IR35: HMRC’s defence of status tool is like ‘climate change denial’

23 May 2019

Campaigners have accused HM Revenue & Customs of acting in a manner “akin to climate change denial” in its defence...

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NHS consultants ‘better off’ working part-time

25 Apr 2019

Senior doctors in the NHS are better off working part-time under new pension rules, the British Medical Association has warned....

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HMRC intensifies crackdown on employee benefit trusts

1 Apr 2019

HMRC has launched around 12,000 investigations into employee benefit trusts (EBTs) in the past five years, according to law firm...

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IR35 in the private sector: what constitutes ‘reasonable care’?

25 Mar 2019

The government has recently published a consultation paper with its proposals to extend off-payroll working rules to the private sector....

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Lorraine Kelly defeats HMRC at IR35 tax tribunal

21 Mar 2019

The television presenter Lorraine Kelly has defeated HMRC at an IR35 tax tribunal after successfully appealing a tax bill of...

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April 2019 employment law changes: Seven things for HR to do

18 Mar 2019

Every April, HR professionals are faced with a raft of amended employment laws and deadlines for their organisation to meet....

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HMRC reveals private sector off-payroll working changes

6 Mar 2019

Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has unveiled a series of reforms to off-payroll working in the private sector, following...

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Nine New Year’s resolutions for HR

8 Jan 2019

You may be eating more healthily, exercising more or doing dry January, but for HR professionals returning to work, legal...

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2019 employment law: eight changes to look out for

21 Dec 2018

Although Brexit dominates the news, there will be a number of important employment law developments in 2019. Clio Springer sets...

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Budget 2018: IR35 changes extended to the private sector

29 Oct 2018

The changes to IR35 regulations will be extended to the private sector, the Chancellor of the Exchequer has confirmed in...

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U-turn on tax cut for self-employed

7 Sep 2018

The Treasury has announced that it will not abolish Class 2 national insurance contributions (NICs), a policy the Conservative party...

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Top 10 HR questions August 2018 – Brexit and executive pay ratios

4 Sep 2018

While progress has been made in some areas of the Brexit negotiations, including agreement on the rights of EU citizens...

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Taxation system similar to PAYE proposed for gig economy workers

23 Jul 2018

The Office for Tax Simplification (OTS) has suggested gig economy firms should deduct tax from the earnings of self-employed workers...

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Military in Scotland to receive back pay following tax hike

19 Jul 2018

Around 8,000 military personnel in Scotland are to receive back pay to compensate for changes that saw them pay more...

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