Monthly Archives: March 2017

Latest Public Sector IR35 updates

Latest Public Sector IR35 updates As deadline day for public sector IR35 approaches, here are two recent articles from our Head of Accounting Operations, covering the poor guidance issued, and what to do if you’re trying to argue that you’re outside IR35, or what to do if that argument isn’t working, and you’re considering your […]

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Changes to the Flat Rate Scheme

Many contractors are registered for VAT, and use the flat rate scheme (FRS).  VAT registered businesses have to charge VAT on most types of sale, and can recover VAT on many types of cost.  On the standard (non – FRS) VAT scheme, the VAT paid over to HMRC is the difference between the sales VAT […]

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The Chancellor raises National Insurance for the self-employed and is criticised for not committing enough for social care

Chancellor Philip Hammond said that this Budget would “provide a strong, stable platform for Brexit”, but Labour responded that it is a Budget of “utter complacency”.   Borrowing is down markedly for this year alone, with many believing that the Chancellor has undershot the target by £16 billion. He said that he still aims to […]

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