Freelancers' Questions: What's the ‘pay-up first’ avoidance rule about?
Tax body says a new rule planned from April goes too far.
Mar 5, 2014 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: Will false self-employment rules hit PSCs?
Legal aid for a freelancer fearing the new rules from April.
Feb 28, 2014 | Freelancing News
VAT returns phoneline 'won’t cure human rights breach'
Paper filing for some VAT firms is the only way to avoid more litigation, HMRC told.
Feb 27, 2014 | Freelancing News
False self-employment rules might be too wide, HMRC admits
'You might be right,' taxman concedes to critics concerned he's overstepped the mark.
Feb 24, 2014 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: What are Payments on Account?
Don't just accept that the payment on account is correct, as it's only an estimate.
Feb 19, 2014 | Money News
Female tax officer 'took under-the-table payments'
HMRC said to be investigating one of its own over an alleged £2.4m VAT scam.
Feb 18, 2014 | Money News
Freelancers’ Questions: How to protect my name as a sole trader?
Top tips for freelancers wanting to stop others from using their business name.
Feb 17, 2014 | Freelancing News
More traders 'unwilling to be steamrollered by HMRC'
Jump in judicial reviews suggests it's not just the taxman who's getting tougher.
Feb 13, 2014 | Freelancing News
Late self-assessors alerted to 'reasonable excuses'
How tax returns that reached the Revenue after Jan 31 can avoid a penalty.
Feb 10, 2014 | Freelancing News
Why you may be taxed like an employee, minus their protections
From April, droves of the self-employed will be taxed as employed, with none of the rights that go with it.
Feb 7, 2014 | Freelancing News
Freelancers’ Questions: Can I be a UK freelancer even as a non-resident?
No likely tax saving for an overseas freelancer hoping to base his business in Britain.
Jan 31, 2014 | Freelancing News
Freelance body backs plan for UK small business administration
Labour promises a new champion for small traders if it wins next year’s election.
Jan 29, 2014 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: Who'd be liable for false self-employment?
Legal aid for a freelancer stuck on the draft proposals to tax false self-employment.
Jan 28, 2014 | Money News
Freelancers' Questions: How to show on my tax return that I paid other freelancers?
Tips for a freelancer stuck on where fees to other creatives should go on his tax form.
Jan 24, 2014 | Freelancing News
Record number of freelancers hit by HMRC asset seizures
One-person businesses with cashflow issues urged to act before Jan 31 tax deadline.
Jan 21, 2014 | Freelancing News
Freelancers’ Questions: Do all LLPs face tax over ‘disguised employment’?
From April, certain partners will be taxed as employees, rather than self-employed.
Jan 17, 2014 | Freelancing News
New tool lets the unpaid tot up what they'll recover
Unpaid freelancers can now calculate whether exercising their legal rights will be worth it.
Jan 16, 2014 | Money News
Ministers under fire for omitting creative sectors
Silence on creatives in the UK’s Industrial Strategy speaks volumes, says IPPR.
Jan 15, 2014 | Freelancing News
Freelancers’ Questions: Will being VAT-registered benefit me?
'Other than having to charge clients more, registering for VAT looks like a safe bet.'
Jan 13, 2014 | Money News