Osborne under fire over tax avoidance figures
False self-employment and other crackdowns 'greatly uncertain' in terms of yield.
Mar 11, 2014
Osborne told what to include in Budget 2014
'Delay false self-employment rules, rename NI and hit offshore tax evaders.'
Mar 10, 2014
Hyperlink with care, website owners urged
Court rules hyperlinks as legal, but not necessarily in all circumstances.
Mar 7, 2014
Women drive growth in self-employment
Latest figures show double-digit growth in the stock of females freelancing.
Mar 6, 2014
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
Freelancers' Questions: Will false self-employment rules hit PSCs?
Legal aid for a freelancer fearing the new rules from April.
Feb 28, 2014
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
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
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
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
Freelancers urged to use 'cash basis' scheme
Self-employed people on less than £79,000 told they can save time and money.
Feb 21, 2014
Self-employment surge suggests 'sea-change'
PCG: More people than ever before going it alone in bad times and good times is telling.
Feb 20, 2014
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
Labour begins review into creative industries
'Clear agenda' being drawn up to let Britain exploit its creative and digital output.
Feb 14, 2014
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
Late self-assessors alerted to 'reasonable excuses'
How tax returns that reached the Revenue after Jan 31 can avoid a penalty.
Feb 10, 2014
Conmen double their attacks on self-assessors
HMRC wants your help in adding to the 178 phishing websites it crushed last month.
Feb 10, 2014
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
Osborne upbeat on TV and film tax relief figures
New data from film and TV land casts the chancellor's tax breaks as a hit.
Feb 6, 2014
Freelancing went mainstream in 2013 – report
'A wider pool of clients is hiring freelancers for a wider breadth of roles.'
Feb 4, 2014