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Employment allowance

Employment allowance Businesses will have their employer national insurance bill cut by another £1,000 from April 2016, as the employment allowance rises from £2,000 to £3,000...
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Employment intermediaries and relief for travel and subsistence

Employment intermediaries and relief for travel and subsistence   From 6 April 2016, certain temporary workers will not be able to claim tax relief or a disregard for National Insuranc...
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Casual Employees and Employment status

Casual Employees and Employment status Some employers will be considering taking on extra staff on a 'casual' basis to cover the summer period. There are a few issues which employers sh...
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Can an employer still claim the Employment Allowance (EA)?

Can an employer still claim the Employment Allowance (EA)? In broad terms, the Employment Allowance (EA) is available to most employers and should enable them to reduce the amount of National I...
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Auto-enrolment exemptions

Auto-enrolment exemptions Have you received a letter from The Pension Regulator (TPR) telling you to "ACT NOW" to prepare for auto-enrolment? The letter gives you just a few weeks to ...
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Q. I am a company director and usually work from an office...

Q.  I am a company director and usually work from an office in London. However, I will shortly be relocating to France for a couple of months and will be working from there. Will I be able to ...
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Taxpayer wins IR35 challenge

Taxpayer wins IR35 challenge HMRC have recently lost another high-profile IR35 case. Kaye Adams, the presenter of ITV's Loose Women programme, has successfully challenged HMRC on her employ...
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Termination payments consultation – eg. redundancy payment

Termination payments consultation – eg. redundancy payment Following a recent consultation, the Office for Tax Simplification (OTS) is currently consulting on proposed changes to the tax ...
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Q. I am self-employed and have been claiming capital allowances on certain business...

Q. I am self-employed and have been claiming capital allowances on certain business items. If I close the business and move into employment and continue to use the same assets for my work, can the ...
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IT contractor wins IR35 case

In Jensal Software Ltd v HMRC Commrs [2017] TC 00667, the IT contractor, Ian Wells, successfully appealed a tax bill relating to a succession of contracts during the 2012/13 tax year. Wells provide...
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HMRC win IR35 appeal – this shows IR35 rules

HMRC win IR35 appeal – this shows IR35 rules can be enforced retrospectively HMRC have won a significant appeal concerning the application of employment intermediary’s legislation t...
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Employed or self-employed - status case turned on 'mutuality of obligation'

Employment status tax cases often make the headlines in the professional press and the recent case involving Deliveroo riders was no exception. The meal delivery firm won the case in the Central Ar...
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Off-site daytime business meetings

Q. If I take my staff away overnight for an off-site daytime business meeting and evening social function, will the costs be tax deductible for corporation tax purposes?  A. The cost...
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Individuals - Autumn Statement

Individuals Starting rate of savings tax The band of savings income that is subject to the 0% starting rate will be kept at its current level of £5,000 for 2016-17. Employme...
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More tax relief possibilities for self-funded work-related training

The government has launched a consultation on plans to extend the existing tax relief available for self-funded work-related training by employees and the self-employed, as part of the go...
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