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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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Budget update 2020-Employment Allowance increases for National Insurance

Employment Allowance increases for National Insurance The maximum Employment Allowance that may be claimed by eligible employers will rise by £1,000 to £4,000 from April 2020.
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Covid-19 Support: SEISS Second Claim Service Open

Covid-19 Support: SEISS Second Claim Service Open The Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) claims service for the second and final grant opened on 17 August 2020. Individuals eligible ...
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HMRC Launch Consultation on NIC Holiday for Veterans

HMRC Launch Consultation on NIC Holiday for Veterans The Government currently provides a career transition package to service personnel leaving the Armed Forces which supports around 86% into e...
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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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IR35 Upper Tribunal Win

IR35 - Upper Tribunal Win HMRC lost their appeal in the high-profile Upper Tribunal IR35 case of TV presenter Kaye Adams. This was perhaps slightly unexpected as a number of established hallmar...
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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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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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Coronavirus - Self-Assessment Payment Deferrals

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Self-Assessment Payment Deferrals  To help ease the financial impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Government has announced that self-employed taxpayers...
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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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