FairFuelUK is concerned that a lack of factual accuracy in the diesel debate, manipulated by environmentalists and opportunist politicians, has cost consumers £35 billion in vehicle depreciation and ignored significant other sources of urban NOX and particulate pollution. Basing legislative decisions on the current levels of misinformation risks a negligibleRead More
In the same week that new IR35 legislation came into effect in the public sector, contracting and contractors expert Dave Chaplin, CEO and founder of ContractorCalculator has suggested that HMRC’s IR35 status tool could be facilitating tax avoidance. This is based on the analysis of over 558 results that contractors have obtainedRead More
On the day that new IR35 legislation came into effect in the public sector, contracting expert Dave Chaplin, CEO and founder of Contractor Calculator says that some locum doctors who work as husband and wife teams will need a 50% pay increase to earn the same after the new taxes have beenRead More
The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) has responded to the publication of long-awaited final legislation on off-payroll working in the public sector.
From next month, public sector end clients will be responsible for determining the status of a contractor’s assignment to supply services through a Personal Services Company (PSC) orRead More
If you own a company, the potential of having a pickup truck as a ‘company car’ is good, suggests Iain Robertson, as there are significant tax advantages, although the appeal to the private buyer is more limited.
Whether opting for a single cab (seats two), an ‘extra’ cab (verging on 2+2Read More
The UK’s digital revolution is set to benefit from a multi-million pound boost, under plans announced by Communities Secretary Sajid Javid.
A recently published new Local Government Finance Bill published today (13 January 2017) will make it easier for companies to connect more homes and businesses across England to gold standard full fibreRead More
In the 2015 budget the government set out its grand vision – the abolition of tax returns! Yes, that’s right – if you are presently self-employed, in a partnership, run a limited company or are a landlord then you’ll presently be submitting a self-assessment tax return. But in stages fromRead More
Paying tax will become less burdensome for British businesses under plans for a 21st century tax system detailed by HMRC last week.
The 6 consultation documents, which seek views on HMRC’s Making Tax Digital programme to digitalise the tax system, are being unveiled as HMRC also announces that 1.3 million small businesses will be able toRead More