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
Six questions to ask your potential accountant
Freelancers have half a dozen considerations when enlisting a numbers expert.
Nov 18, 2016
Freelancers' Questions: Do I have to use their invoice template?
Law firm cautions against imposing a fee for the extra time a client invoice template takes.
Nov 10, 2016
'Align digital tax plan waiver with VAT threshold'
Make more traders exempt from quarterly tax e-updates, and delay them, HMRC told.
Nov 8, 2016
Six questions that stop your invoice getting paid
What clients and HR will bug you about if your invoice leaves room for doubt.
Oct 27, 2016
Have your final say on late payment tsar
Last chance to give your view on what the Small Business Commissioner should do.
Oct 24, 2016
Freelancers' Questions: How to avoid UK tax on my foreign income?
Remittance or Arising? That is the question troubling a new arrival set to self-assess.
Oct 10, 2016