Freelancers’ Questions: Should I deregister for VAT due to the FRS changes?
When it’s worth leaving the Flat Rate Scheme as a ‘limited cost’ freelancer.
Apr 24, 2017
Anti-late payment plan tabled by Corbyn
Labour vows to hit big firms that leave small suppliers in the financial lurch.
Apr 22, 2017
Making Tax Digital 'to cost £2,800 per trader'
CEBR says freelancers face three times more in MTD costs than the government estimates.
Apr 19, 2017
Stressed traders say they tackle paperwork alone
'Time and health seem to suffer for those who go it alone and stay alone, without help.'
Apr 11, 2017
Freelancers alerted to Lifetime ISA penalty
New savings account a 'step in the right direction', but beware the pitfall, says IPSE.
Apr 10, 2017
Cheques to go through within one working day
Digital imaging boosts the prospects (and clearing times) of paper payments.
Mar 28, 2017
New guide unveiled on Flat Rate VAT changes
Get the official word on whether you’re a limited cost trader, and likely to pay more VAT.
Mar 15, 2017
Apps are absent at two-thirds of taxpaying traders
No tax software inside most small ventures will make MTD a hard slog.
Feb 21, 2017
Rethink Flat Rate VAT changes, HMRC urged
Freelancers seen in the collateral from a clampdown on a popular VAT scheme.
Feb 17, 2017
'Don’t automatically accept automatic tax penalties'
Charity says your excuse for being fined £100 may be reasonable enough to have it overturned.
Feb 14, 2017
Freelancers face £280 bill to make their tax digital
HMRC hints at a let-off, saying your digital account will only cost you hundreds, not thousands.
Feb 6, 2017
Traders continue to leave VAT man £2.6bn short
Late payers the likely cause of a still ‘stubbornly high’ VAT debt mountain.
Jan 23, 2017
Calls mount to shelve Making Tax Digital
Panel of MPs joins chorus calling for a delay, at least to '2019/20, possibly later.'
Jan 16, 2017
Top 10 fanciful excuses for late tax returns
When self-assessors try the ridiculous to avoid being penalised.
Jan 5, 2017
Slowest paying cities for freelancers -- revealed
Manchester puts Sheffield to shame in the prompt payment stakes, study finds.
Dec 16, 2016
Flat Rate VAT webinars to take freelancers' questions
Log-on for an early but official steer on what 2017’s changes might mean for you.
Dec 9, 2016
Six simple steps for self-assessing freelancers
How to get in front of your first tax return, so HMRC isn’t on your back.
Dec 7, 2016
Making Tax Digital: why you should embrace it
Four reasons why digital tax accounts will be good for you and your freelance business.
Nov 30, 2016
Freelancers may join auto-enrolment pension scheme
Tomorrow could see the start of nest eggs, yet extra NI, for all self-employed.
Nov 22, 2016
Foot traders' bills for quarterly tax reporting, HMRC told
Freelancers facing ‘MTD’ deserve ‘whatever amount of financial support’ they need.
Nov 21, 2016