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British 3D film pioneer guilty of VAT fraud

Producer of Eldorado faces sentencing after creating bogus invoices worth £9m.

Jun 7, 2013 | Money News

How a single receipt can save you tax

Expert aid for ‘on-business’ freelancers whose train fare comes out of their own wallet.

May 29, 2013 | Money News

5 tips to stay on top of your freelance expenses

Forking out personally for your business doesn’t have to equal cash, tax or pricing problems.

May 22, 2013 | Money News

Taxpayers 'sleepwalking onto fines escalator'

Penalties of £10 a day start racking up from today for late-filing freelancers.

May 1, 2013 | Money News

Flat-rate state pension 'will benefit the self-employed'

Osborne was right to say the Single Tier Pension will help the self-employed – ClearSky.

Apr 9, 2013 | Money News

Why late-paid freelancers can now claim more money

Chasing clients over overdue invoices just got more lucrative – Safe Collections.

Apr 2, 2013 | Money News

Why mileage claims for home-based office users are in doubt

The perceived wisdom for claiming mileage from a home base has changed - expert.

Feb 26, 2013 | Money News

HMRC sent 400 requests to resolve tax disputes

A dispute resolution process for freelancers becomes a ‘business as usual’ service.

Feb 6, 2013 | Money News

What self-assessors could buy if they filed on time

Accountant's light-hearted look at the luxuries penalty revenue could afford.

Jan 31, 2013 | Money News

Settle VAT now to avoid a closer look into your tax affairs

Freelancers yet to pay the VAT-man can head off a fuller investigation from Feb 28.

Jan 30, 2013 | Money News

Flat-rate state pension ‘will boost self-employment’

Poverty fears due to ease for individuals looking to do business on their own.

Jan 24, 2013 | Money News

Self-employed urged not to suffer debt in silence

Charity says households reliant on freelance income are the most credit-reliant.

Jan 23, 2013 | Money News

Revenue letters to reach tax avoiders by Jan 31

Companies and individuals get an HMRC amnesty to pay tax they’ve avoided.

Jan 9, 2013 | Money News

HMRC to penalise late-filing freelancers

Self-assessors urged to join the Christmas Day do-gooders by filing before Jan 31.

Jan 6, 2013 | Money News

General Anti-Abuse Rule put back until mid-July

Tax advisers, their clients and even HMRC can benefit from a delay to the GAAR.

Dec 19, 2012 | Money News

Whisper late payment law to get what you're owed

A mere mention of your rights as a commercial supplier can get freelancers paid.

Dec 6, 2012 | Money News

HMRC blasted for losing £5bn to tax avoidance

Multiple holes in taxman’s avoidance strategy exposed by scathing bean-counters.

Nov 26, 2012 | Money News

'Delay GAAR to avoid confusion and unfairness'

Osborne told to rethink his rule's timetable for the good of businesses, especially the smallest.

Nov 7, 2012 | Money News

Tax relief cap 'to hit business owners on modest incomes'

'Many business scenarios' to be taxed on more income than they made – CIOT.

Oct 29, 2012 | Money News

Traders check if VAT man owes them 5% more

Taxman must payout on all VAT refunds authorised late, regardless of what triggered them.

Oct 21, 2012 | Money News

Do clients really need another excuse not to pay?

Late payment is already bad enough, doubling the default period would make it worse – Safe Collections.

Oct 7, 2012 | Money News

Recession rips into freelancers' retirement pots

Hefty tax savings and big returns lost on almost half of self-employed retirees.

Oct 3, 2012 | Money News

Why freelancers should draw up a Will

10 reasons why you can't afford to put off considering your demise.

Sep 28, 2012 | Money News

Bulk of complaints against HMRC upheld

'Taxpayers who complain will be probably be vindicated, at least in part.'

Sep 17, 2012 | Money News

Alert to freelancers who settle up with HMRC offline

Self-employed have until October 31st to submit paper self-assessment forms.

Sep 4, 2012 | Money News

Taxman set to triple his haul from late filers

Fewer people missing the tax deadline doesn't equate to less money for HMRC.

Aug 22, 2012 | Money News

Newly formed limited company hit with 10k fine

Revenue shows its readiness to pounce on traders making innocent mistakes.

Aug 15, 2012 | Money News

Revenue fears over-exposure of tax avoiders

Talking up the scale of tax loophole exploiters may backfire – HMRC.

Aug 13, 2012 | Money News

Fee to set up a limited company to fall

Doing business with Companies House to cost less from October.

Aug 8, 2012 | Money News

July 31 tax deadline - a freelancer's need-to-know

Tax expert guides self-assessors through the maze of making payments on account.

Jul 29, 2012 | Money News