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HMRC delays mandatory digital VAT filing for 'complex' cases

April's deadline gets put back for some to October, just days after minister’s ‘no delay’ claim.

Oct 22, 2018 | Money News

Creative media's pay-gap ‘at least half the size in temp jobs’

But the industry’s women are still 10% worse-off when doing the same work as men.

Oct 21, 2018 | Freelancing News

HMRC wants to issue third-party data notices without having to ask

Taxman’s push to bypass ‘important’ safeguards on materials he’d like is being resisted.

Oct 19, 2018 | Money News

Fall in inflation 'unlikely to ease freelancers' financial fears'

September's cheaper prices may have merely moderated freelancers' financial anxiety levels.

Oct 18, 2018 | Money News

Eamonn Holmes’ £2million IR35 case to hinge on Control

Alerts go out to a taxman who’s increasingly fighting with a barrister, but losing.

Oct 16, 2018 | IR35 News

No more delay on MTD, VAT-freelancers warned

Small business minister rules out a further hiatus for digital tax accounts.

Oct 15, 2018 | Money News

Freelancers’ Questions: Is a freelance job in Sri Lanka as simple as the ad says?

Deportation from a luxury apartment among the risks for a designer who took a punt.

Oct 14, 2018 | Freelancing News

Creative freelancers reassured over Brexit talent plan

Traveling to the EU for ‘temporary business activity’ is what we’re working on -- Wright.

Oct 11, 2018 | Freelancing News

Brexit could shelve IR35 reform at Budget 2018

UK-EU uncertainty may kick the IR35 reform can down the road to Spring Statement 2019.

Oct 10, 2018 | IR35 News

Why you should ditch the real-life office

We have entered a transcendent age where technology is at the forefront of everything we do. This has transformed multiple business processes, including the conventional office environment.

Oct 10, 2018 | Working from Home

Minister moves to end late payments for the self-employed

Package with a bold claim is welcomed, but biting late payers is still seen as the ultimate solution.

Oct 9, 2018 | Freelancing News

Eamonn Holmes says he’s an IR35 test case

The 'can’t get more freelance than me' TV presenter is 'next on the taxman’s chopping block.'

Oct 8, 2018 | IR35 News

Freelancers' Questions: Do I have to return the client's overpayment?

Experts disappoint a freelancer eying rights and recourse over an extra fee that was never his.

Oct 7, 2018 | Money News

Third of freelancers suffer ‘disheartening’ skills decay

Being less of an expert just to land the job is a requirement for one in three self-employed.

Oct 4, 2018 | Freelancing News

Creative body brands immigration plans 'disappointing'

Freelancer-only visa call repeated, in light of all overseas creatives facing ‘non-preferential’ access.

Oct 3, 2018 | Freelancing News

Hammond’s silence on IR35 stokes reform fears at Budget 2018

The chancellor omitting IR35 to conference doesn’t mean he’ll omit it on Budget day.

Oct 2, 2018 | IR35 News

New freelancers have until Friday to register

Eight reasons why you’d need to register to self-assess (includes if you’re a new freelancer).

Oct 2, 2018 | Freelancing News

Budget 2018 announced for October 29th

Treasury disappoints those hoping for no IR35 reform, by scheduling an early Budget.

Sep 30, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ Questions: How to work out my Flat Rate VAT saving?

A holidaying accountant, plus an HMRC discount, adds up to confusion for one freelance company.

Sep 27, 2018 | Money News

A guide to Individual Voluntary Arrangement

The guide to Individual Voluntary Arrangement highlights what exactly an IVA is and how it can benefit the self-employed. It can help sole traders pay their debts without losing their business and personal finances. 

Sep 27, 2018 | Your Accounts

Stride criticised for self-employed NICs answer

Treasury minister says modernising Class 2, not axing it as promised, shows government support.

Sep 26, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Can my pay be withheld if I stole from the client?

Expert says theft shouldn’t be grounds to have payment refused for services rendered.

Sep 25, 2018 | Freelancing News

Huge freelancers’ party issues final invitations (to you)

Self-employed urged to register now to put on a freelance-friendly deal or event.

Sep 24, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers get anti-misery tips

Four steps to help beat the blues if you’re in a team of one.

Sep 24, 2018 | Freelancing News

Registering as self-employed: the basics

HMRC expects that every newly self-employed person will do their duty.

Sep 23, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers to feel inflationary squeeze 'more than employees'

Rising cost of travel to hard-hit those who have to absorb it themselves.

Sep 21, 2018 | Money News

The Rise of the Self-Employed

The number of self-employed is rising due to the many benefits. Individuals are either taking up a side hustle or going full employed because of the extra income and the flexibility which supports the work-life balance. Here is how you can become self-employed.

Sep 19, 2018 | Start Ups

Stripper's naughty nurse outfit ruled as a legitimate expense

Kinky costumes join the list of expenseable items, at least for one self-employed taxpayer.

Sep 19, 2018 | Money News

Freelancers' Questions: Now they're staying, what are Class 2 NICs?

Tax charity clarifies why a levy on the self-employed isn’t going anywhere.

Sep 18, 2018 | Money News

Solo freelancing 'makes one in five suicidal'

Run a business singlehandedly? Work on your own? ‘You’re not alone.’

Sep 16, 2018 | Freelancing News

                             

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