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Money News Hammond told how to fix Universal Credit for self-employed
Chancellor given nine ways that low-income freelancers need the system to change.
Nov 22, 2017

Money News Universal Credit's critics hope Hammond helps freelancers
A system that leaves the self-employed £2,600 worse off is set to be fixed this week.
Nov 20, 2017

Money News Simple Assessments aren't so simple
A new predictive system of tax-assessing needs a critical look before you submit to it.
Nov 17, 2017

Money News Freelancers' Questions: When is training tax-deductible?
Freelancer confused by what the rub is with training's tax rules gets the lowdown.
Nov 16, 2017

Money News Eight ways to change your VAT bill unveiled
At-a-glance rundown of what the OTS is proposing on Value Added Tax, and why.
Nov 10, 2017

Money News Hammond tipped to offer VAT reprieve
Autumn Budget expected to contain a suspension or snip to the £85,000 threshold.
Nov 7, 2017

Money News Avoiders 'aren't the tax gap main contributors'
Revenue reminded that only 5% of what’s missing is from people ducking their liabilities.
Nov 6, 2017

Money News Tax simplification unit has VAT in its sights
Three ways to ease Value Added Tax's complexity said to be incoming.
Oct 31, 2017

Money News Alert over 'very confusing' October tax deadline
Guidance, examples and a calculator called for to cut through complexity.
Oct 23, 2017

Money News Commuting freelancers hit by inflation's five-year high
Road, rail and food costs help push inflation to its highest level since early 2012.
Oct 19, 2017

Money News Late payment tsar has his work cut out – poll
Traders unaware of the SBC, and unconvinced by the seriousness of the state's approach.
Oct 11, 2017

Money News Freelancers' Questions: How to file accounts for a dormant company?
Top tips for when you don’t want to pay an accountant 'just to enter a zero.'
Oct 10, 2017

Money News Paul Uppal appointed Small Business Commissioner
Former businessman with 20 years’ experience hired as the UK’s late payment tsar.
Oct 4, 2017

Money News Scale up digital tax account trials, HMRC urged
HMRC challenged not just to make tax digital, but 'do-able' too.
Oct 3, 2017

Money News Freelancers, do you need to tell HMRC by Thursday?
Only a few days left for self-employment’s newcomers, and others with changed income.
Oct 2, 2017

Money News 'Disincorporation relief shouldn't disappear from April'
Tax bodies say anti-limited company measures make DR more necessary, not less.
Sep 22, 2017

Money News Freelancers' adviser warns of 'very active' VAT man
'Moonlighters' and 'ghosts' appear to be behind a six-month spike in VAT enforcement.
Sep 21, 2017

Money News Don't fail to notice new tax notices, freelancers told
'New Simple Assessments are indeed simpler, but they don't come with an accuracy guarantee.'
Sep 19, 2017

Money News Use nest eggs to boost older business soloists, Hammond told
Chancellor called to let latecomers to self-employment access pension pots to start-up.
Sep 12, 2017

Money News HMRC using 'all means' to rake in VAT during probes
Half the extra tax taken when SMEs get investigated is from VAT non-compliance.
Aug 21, 2017

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