Not all freelancers want a tax-free Christmas
Your festive break looks taxing if ringing the Revenue about self-assessment is on the cards.
Dec 22, 2014 | Freelancing News
VAT man makes MOSS more business-friendly
Chartered advisers welcome a tweak to January's VAT rules for digital suppliers.
Dec 19, 2014 | Freelancing News
Freelancers’ Questions: What if the agency is withholding my fee?
Legal aid for a freelancer owed £7,200 by a recruiter reliant on unwritten clauses.
Dec 12, 2014 | Freelancing News
Changes to use-of-home deductions win approval
Equal tax footing for home-based business partners and sole traders is welcomed.
Dec 11, 2014 | Freelancing News
Conciliation service to help unpaid freelancers
Government moves to ensure freelancers get what they're owed without court action.
Dec 10, 2014 | Freelancing News
Parents who freelance 'keeping more of their money'
Self-employed couples with kids calculated to be £1,845 better off under the coalition.
Dec 9, 2014 | Freelancing News
HMRC scoops award for worst 'written tripe'
Taxman's ‘dire’ detailing of drawdown pensions are spotlighted at the Oscars for gobbledygook.
Dec 8, 2014 | Marketing/PR news
How Autumn Statement 2014 affects freelancers’ pockets
Financial adviser to freelancers says Captain 'stay the course' Osborne deserves a 21-gun salute.
Dec 5, 2014 | Money News
Autumn Statement for freelance creatives is neutral
A few pros and few cons will likely leave most freelancers unmoved, especially on tax.
Dec 4, 2014 | Freelancing News
HMRC to face critics of VAT place of supply rules
Ten small businesses caught by the January 1st rules will get to bend the taxman’s ear.
Dec 3, 2014 | Freelancing News
Autumn Statement 2014 – Freelancers' Wishlist
Three things every freelancer should be hoping to hear from the chancellor tomorrow.
Dec 2, 2014 | Freelancing News
Caution sounded over a new type of freelance company
Chancellor increasingly being told that a Freelancer Limited Company isn’t necessary.
Dec 1, 2014 | Freelancing News
Government moves to get freelancers online
Sole traders offered help to set up or strengthen their digital presence.
Nov 28, 2014 | Freelancing News
Ministers told three ways to add 1m creative jobs
Innovation charity gives the government a realistic yet ambitious target.
Nov 27, 2014 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: Would commuting cost me less as a 'Ltd' company?
Expenses aid for a would-be 'Ltd' feeling stung by a new opportunity's travel bill.
Nov 26, 2014 | Freelancing News
Creative Industries Federation launches
More than 200 innovators join forces to give the creative sector a single voice.
Nov 25, 2014 | Freelancing News
HMRC offers debt recovery safeguards
Taxman agrees to 'knock a lot of the teeth out' of his power to raid accounts.
Nov 24, 2014 | Freelancing News
Free courses on digital business go live
Digital Academy launches with the backing of industry, academics and the PM.
Nov 21, 2014 | Freelancing News
Government appoints 'freelancer tsar'
First ever self-employed ambassador gets hired on National Freelancers Day.
Nov 20, 2014 | Freelancing News
Freelancers’ training needs 'aren’t being met'
Government told to stop disincentivising the up-skilling of self-employed people.
Nov 19, 2014 | Freelancing News
Why freelancers should sort Self-Assessment now
The benefits to sole traders are six-fold if they don’t delay and file today.
Nov 18, 2014 | Freelancing News
HMRC's haul from individuals up by 40%
Online traders among those bearing the brunt of a 'ruthless, unforgiving' HMRC.
Nov 17, 2014 | Freelancing News
National Freelancers Day is on Wednesday
UK gears up to celebrate the 4.5million people who work for themselves.
Nov 14, 2014 | Freelancing News
Why the UK should form a Freelancer Limited Company
Freelancers deserve to sleep easier; clients want surety and HMRC could stop tweaking IR35.
Nov 13, 2014 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: Can I avoid IR35 by moving sector?
Employment status expert disappoints a creative freelancer seeking a Plan B that's IR35-free.
Nov 12, 2014 | IR35 News
Digital firms need training tax breaks, Osborne told
Government urged to give tax relief to creative bosses who up-skill their workforce.
Nov 11, 2014 | Freelancing News
VAT rule change catches digital traders off-guard
Most e-suppliers haven’t noticed that VAT is set for a shake-up in 2015.
Nov 10, 2014 | Freelancing News
Simplicity still eludes employment status cases
The ESI may come into bat on IR35, but grasping ES case law is a whole different ball game.
Nov 7, 2014 | Freelancing News
Freelancers’ Questions: Can I change my tax return after filing it?
Expert helps a freelancer uncomfortable about what he's submitted to HMRC.
Nov 6, 2014 | Freelancing News
Copyright reforms cast creatives as the winners
Millions of old creative works to be unveiled, just as new rules to suit businesses better are bedding down.
Nov 3, 2014 | Design news
Freelancers' body hands Osborne its wishlist
IPSE tells the chancellor what freelancers want to see in the Autumn Statement.
Nov 3, 2014 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: How to tackle a client I suspect won’t pay?
Expert helps a freelancer fearing his customer is about to take the products and run.
Oct 31, 2014 | Freelancing News
'Freelancers still won't be free from late payers'
IPSE welcomes the Prompt Payment Advisory Board, but says it still isn't enough.
Oct 30, 2014 | Freelancing News
Study claims to have bust web developer myths
Digital workers emerge as less closed off and casual than many people believe.
Oct 29, 2014 | Design news
Taxman agrees to cancel his Business Entity Tests
'The odds were stacked against the BETs from the off, so their withdrawal is not before time.'
Oct 28, 2014 | IR35 News
Freelancers invited to creativity masterclass
Seminar offers to enhance your company or career by bestowing the essentials of creativity.
Oct 27, 2014 | Freelancing News
Self-employed ‘pocketing £4,000 per household’
Rich pickings for the 15 freelance people who supply or service your property.
Oct 24, 2014 | Freelancing News
Taxpayers bombarded with fake refund emails
Be on your guard against messages claiming to be from us, warns HMRC.
Oct 23, 2014 | Money News
'Five times as much lost to fraud as to avoidance'
Ministers, accountants and campaigners each read new 'tax gap' data differently.
Oct 22, 2014 | Freelancing News
MP tries to shift the late payment onus off freelancers
Labour's Tony Perkins wants late payers to confess and pay interest, or be fined.
Oct 21, 2014 | Freelancing News