HMRC to demystify VAT place of supply rule changes
Internet-based service suppliers with EU customers offered the official lowdown.
Apr 23, 2014 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: Do VAT place of supply rule changes affect me?
Freelancers offering web-based services should act before January if they have EU customers.
Apr 22, 2014 | Freelancing News
Ministers urged to back the 4.5m people now working as self-employed
Officials, banks and businesses called to support the freelance 'revolution.'
Apr 17, 2014 | Freelancing News
Taxman ready to solve freelancers' queries
What you need to know about self-employment to be revealed online today.
Apr 16, 2014 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' body slams TUC for attack on self-employment
War of words erupts over what the self-employment boom means for the UK.
Apr 15, 2014 | Freelancing News
IR35 being scrapped or shelved? Don't hold your breath
Why the PSC Committee's report is an unhelpful medley of 'ifs' and 'buts.'
Apr 14, 2014 | IR35 News
Freelancers' Questions: Can I wind down from my job, as a freelance?
Tax alert to a would-be freelancer whose kind offer may bring them inside IR35.
Apr 11, 2014 | Freelancing News
HMRC takes an extra £1.8bn from VAT abusers
A more aggressive approach with smaller firms is paying dividends for the VAT man.
Apr 10, 2014 | Money News
PSC Committee: the 16 recommendations
What the Lords inquiry into freelance companies recommends and why.
Apr 9, 2014 | IR35 News
Lords 'slap HMRC in the face' over IR35 and PSCs
The PSC Committee's report is scathing about the taxman, not freelancers.
Apr 8, 2014 | IR35 News
Self-employment boom 'thanks to the over-50s'
Experienced workers credited with 70% of the increase in self-employment.
Apr 4, 2014 | Freelancing News
Unions 'misread freelancers as wayward workers'
Freelancers' campaigner says the rise of the self-employed has caught unions off guard.
Apr 3, 2014 | Freelancing News
'New model tries to duck false self-employment rules'
Taxman alerted to the first mechanism designed to bypass his onshore intermediary rules.
Apr 2, 2014 | Freelancing News
Freelancers, sit tight on home-to-work travel expenses
Onus is on HMRC, or the courts, to clarify when and what freelancers can claim.
Apr 1, 2014 | Money News
UK video games studios win tax relief
European Commission finally approves tax breaks for games of 'cultural value.'
Mar 31, 2014 | Freelancing News
Worker's laptop dispute ends in victory for PC buyers
The laptop buyer who refused to fold for 16 years will be applauded by consumers.
Mar 28, 2014 | Freelancing News
Broadband users still aren’t getting what they pay for
Study finds that connected Britons only get half the speed they sign up to.
Mar 27, 2014 | Technology News
Freelancers 'to outnumber state workers by 2018'
'Masters of their own fates' set to outstrip the number of public sector staff in four years.
Mar 26, 2014 | Freelancing News
UK games firms still waiting on tax relief
TIGA: Budget 2014 was disappointing for omitting a definitive update on tax breaks.
Mar 25, 2014 | Freelancing News
Freelancers’ Questions: Is sole trading best to avoid deemed employment tax?
Expert disappoints a creative consultant hoping the solution is to sole trade for a year.
Mar 24, 2014 | Freelancing News
Why NI changes could spell misery for freelancers
Moving Class 2 NICs into self-assessment is unreasonable and unnecessary, says ATT.
Mar 21, 2014 | Freelancing News
Osborne boosts creative industry in Budget 2014
Creative sectors among the winners of yesterday's Budget, as are freelancers but to a lesser extent.
Mar 20, 2014 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: Will Budget 2014 hit my personal finances?
'Mortgages, pensions and avoidance are where the chancellor shouldn't tinker.'
Mar 19, 2014 | Money News
Creative industry hoping for more tax breaks in Budget 2014
CBI among those who want the chancellor’s warm words about creatives to translate into actions.
Mar 18, 2014 | Freelancing News
HMRC to amend false self-employment rules
Revenue agrees to a number of changes, including a new rule to hit tax-led incorporations.
Mar 17, 2014 | Freelancing News
Why change is coming for some agency freelancers
Sole traders being told to switch structures as the false self-employment rules loom.
Mar 14, 2014 | Freelancing News
Budget 2014: a freelancer's checklist
What the freelance workforce should look out for from Osborne on Wednesday.
Mar 13, 2014 | Freelancing News
Creatives called to sign Freelancers Manifesto
UK’s self-employed can do their bit to get a Freelancers’ Envoy appointed.
Mar 12, 2014 | Freelancing News
Osborne under fire over tax avoidance figures
False self-employment and other crackdowns 'greatly uncertain' in terms of yield.
Mar 11, 2014 | Freelancing News
Osborne told what to include in Budget 2014
'Delay false self-employment rules, rename NI and hit offshore tax evaders.'
Mar 10, 2014 | Freelancing News
Hyperlink with care, website owners urged
Court rules hyperlinks as legal, but not necessarily in all circumstances.
Mar 7, 2014 | Freelancing News
Women drive growth in self-employment
Latest figures show double-digit growth in the stock of females freelancing.
Mar 6, 2014 | Freelancing News
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
Defamation law is finally fit for the digital age
Online writers, forum hosts and publishers given new lines of defence, and attack.
Mar 4, 2014 | Journalism News
Superfast homes 'will sell for 20% more'
Properties with poor connectivity tipped to fetch a fifth less.
Mar 3, 2014 | Technology 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
Your invite to develop an EU-wide freelance voice
Freelancers told they'll be less ignorable if they join a new online movement.
Feb 26, 2014 | Freelancing News
Freelancers on verge of health & safety exemption
Droves of the self-employed will this week learn if their trade can cut red tape.
Feb 25, 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