IR35 UPDATE – URGENT 18 MARCH 2020

In a surprise announcement in Parliament yesterday (17/03/20) , Chief Treasury Secretary Steve Barclay announced that the implementation of the new IR35 rules, which were due to come into effect in a few weeks’ time, have been postponed for twelve months. This...

COVID-19/Coronavirus – Advice for Businesses 18 March 2020

At the time of writing, the advice and information from the HM Government is changing on a daily basis. However, the latest announcements relating to financial help to businesses will hopefully provide some comfort to everyone. Helpline HMRC now have a dedicated...

March 2020 – Personal Tax Planning

We are getting closer to the end of the tax year on 5th April, so if you haven’t fully thought about how you can minimise your personal tax, then below are our tax tips! Top personal tax tips: ISAs Cash ISA’s are savings accounts that you never pay tax on...

Civil Partnerships – could you benefit?

Unmarried but have lived with your partner for a long time? Civil Partnerships – Could you benefit from the changes in legislation? On 31st December 2019, the law was changed so that the facility to enter into a civil partnership was available to heterosexual...

IT’S CHRIIIISTMASSSSS!

Silly Season is just around the corner, and I’m sure you all have your Christmas parties or events in the diary for the coming weeks.  So now is the perfect time to remind you all about the rules that HMRC impose to slightly dampen your spirits. 1. Parties   No tax...

IR35 “Domino Effect”

With the IR35 changes due to come into force from April 2020, large businesses are already either refusing to hire personal service companies or are imposing a “blanket” IR35 approach, whereby all PSCs will be treated as falling under the new rules.Lloyds, Barclays,...