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Freelancers yet to file a tax return get 11th hour tips

'Submit,' 'contact,' and 'estimate' is among the advice if you’ve still not self-assessed.

Jan 31, 2019 | Freelancing News

Alarm as self-employed bankruptcies hit four-year high

Lots of pressures (and little support) force 1,000 sole traders to succumb to debt.

Jan 30, 2019 | Freelancing News

Ministers urged to boost female freelancer training options

A broader Apprenticeship Levy could be freelance-friendly by expanding their development opportunities.

Jan 29, 2019 | Freelancing News

Media freelancers to get new IR35 guidance from HMRC

MPs quote the BBC as saying IR35 material for all self-employed media people is incoming.

Jan 28, 2019 | IR35 News

Creative industries body wants second referendum

Undeniable cliff-edge means it’s time to go back to the people, says CIF.

Jan 25, 2019 | Freelancing News

Self-assessors get creative about missing the tax deadline

Too busy, too short and too cold. Revenue reveals what won’t fly (includes witches).

Jan 24, 2019 | Money News

Self-employment rise ‘could be scuppered by state policies’

Universal Credit and IR35 risk forcing freelancers to the wall, warns IPSE.

Jan 23, 2019 | Freelancing News

Revenue reveals craziest expenses claims

Woolly underwear and other outlandish items fail to make the cut.

Jan 22, 2019 | Freelancing News

Post-Brexit VAT cut floated amid record high in receipts

'Increasingly reliant' Treasury tipped to launch a VAT plan to protect a 79% surge.

Jan 20, 2019 | Money News

Freelancers' Questions: Can I expense an iMac?

A freelancer cautious about HMRC can include the computer’s full cost, not just half of it.

Jan 17, 2019 | Freelancing News

Tax bills omit payment-on-account in new HMRC glitch

Peace of mind is why you best double-check what the Revenue demands this tax season.

Jan 16, 2019 | Money News

Freelancers vote down Theresa May’s Brexit deal

But the PM’s withdrawal agreement is still better than no deal, the self-employed say.

Jan 15, 2019 | Freelancing News

How home-based freelancers can claim energy costs from HMRC

Turning up the heating this cold snap needn’t bite if you go ‘fair, reasonable’ or ‘flat.’

Jan 15, 2019 | Freelancing News

Freelancers failed by immigration paper, says creative body

Alert over ‘disappointing blindness’ from officials on how Brexit will hit talent-supply.

Jan 13, 2019 | Freelancing News

Two million self-assessors ignore 'file early' alerts

Leaving it to the last-minute is the stressful, risky preference for 25% of HMRC customers.

Jan 11, 2019 | Money News

Freelancers’ Questions: Am I due full pay if my retainer is cancelled?

For one freelancer, sticking to his guns could lead to the killing of goodwill.

Jan 9, 2019 | Money

Uber drivers ruled as workers, not self-employed -- again

Third time unlucky for the ride-hailing app, as another court rejects its ‘freelance’ argument.

Jan 9, 2019 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Where are we now with IR35 reform?

Next month is from when freelancers should start to have some certainty.

Jan 8, 2019 | IR35 / IR591

'On the first day of Christmas...I did my tax return'

Some 2,500 people followed up Turkey and mince pieces with a self-assessment form.

Jan 6, 2019 | Money News

‘Digital nomads’ connect the most with urban Europe

Multi-factor analysis of where footloose freelancers thrive finds EU cities on top.

 

Jan 3, 2019 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Is using the client’s equipment an IR35-risk?

One of the lesser factors of IR35 status is too much of a grey area for CEST to cope.

Jan 3, 2019 | IR35 News

Government told it should thank the self-employed

The record employment rate is down to victims of IR35 and Universal Credit, reminds IPSE.

Dec 13, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers to reveal their habits to make an app smarter

Software firm's survey asks self-employed people to share 'pain points.'

Dec 13, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers to vie for freelancing accolades

IPSE to spotlight the new, the young, and the best, on projects or 'side-hustles.'

Dec 12, 2018 | Freelancing News

Creative firms to have their say on post-Brexit visa system

Clients, agencies and suppliers urged to help make immigration rules 'fit for purpose'.

Dec 11, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers, what if digital tax accounts aren’t delayed?

You doing nothing on MTD but waiting for HMRC to agree with the Lords isn’t wise.

Dec 9, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelance trade body echoes Lords' call to delay MTD

‘Awareness, resources and costs are all grounds to give tiny traders longer on digital tax accounts.’

Dec 6, 2018 | Money News

'Creativity' still has meaning in online job adverts, finds Nesta

It seems ubiquitous, but 'creativity' as a requirement isn't being diluted by baristas -- study.

Dec 5, 2018 | Freelancing News

Self-assessors warned on HMRC credit card ban

Early birds who last year dodged HMRC’s ‘customer-unfriendliness’ will now be caught too.

Dec 4, 2018 | Money News

Three must-dos for freelancers who divvy, track and print

Tools of the trade have come a long way for the self-employed. Are you equipped for 2019?

Dec 3, 2018 | Freelancing News

                             

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