Lords committee chair blasts government’s “nonsense” over IR35

Coronavirus Lords committee chair blasts government’s “nonsense” over IR35

2y Tom Lemmon

Lords committee chair blasts government’s “nonsens...

The House of Lords Economic Affairs Finance Bill Sub-Committee report, published today, took aim at the government and HMRC for considering the issue ...

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Live discussion: IR35, the VAT deferral, and searching for the new norm

Coronavirus Live discussion: IR35, the VAT deferral, and searching for the new norm

2y Michael McCaw

Live discussion: IR35, the VAT deferral, and searc...

In light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Accountancy Age is hosting a live conversation with leading accountants on Friday 24 April at 2pm BST to...

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UK's CJRS furlough scheme opens to influx of applications

Coronavirus UK's CJRS furlough scheme opens to influx of applications

2y Shannon Moyer

UK's CJRS furlough scheme opens to influx of appli...

UK’s furlough scheme will aim to distribute funds within six working days of a claim being received Read More...

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“An immensely testing time for accountants”

Budget “An immensely testing time for accountants”

2y Tom Lemmon

“An immensely testing time for accountants”

Here are the key takeaways from our recent webinar, in association with Receipt Bank, where we discussed how coronavirus, the budget and the added sup...

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HMRC updates self-assessment deferral to include all self-assessment taxpayers

Coronavirus HMRC updates self-assessment deferral to include all self-assessment taxpayers

2y Tom Lemmon

HMRC updates self-assessment deferral to include a...

HMRC has updated its guidance on the July payments on account deferral to include all self-assessment taxpayers, not just the self-employed Read More...

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Self-employed benefit from Sunak’s coronavirus package

Coronavirus Self-employed benefit from Sunak’s coronavirus package

2y Shannon Moyer

Self-employed benefit from Sunak’s coronavirus pac...

New benefits, such as lump-sum cash payments, will be available to self-employed individuals but will not be immediately accessible Read More...

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IR35 postponed – but firms struggle to reverse changes

Business IR35 postponed – but firms struggle to reverse changes

2y Tom Lemmon

IR35 postponed – but firms struggle to reverse cha...

The coronavirus crisis has forced the government to postpone the implementation of IR35 changes, but questions remain over whether firms will reverse ...

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What is a Digital Link?

HMRC What is a Digital Link?

2y Matt Lewis

What is a Digital Link?

The second phase of MTD for VAT will see businesses required to implement digital links to create an end-to-end digital reporting process. But what IS...

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Budget 2020: IR35 paying for tax cuts

Brexit & Economy Budget 2020: IR35 paying for tax cuts

2y Tom Lemmon

Budget 2020: IR35 paying for tax cuts

The incoming changes to IR35 are being used to pay for the “generous” tax cuts in today’s budget, according to Smith & Williamson’s employme...

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Ready, steady, report

HMRC Ready, steady, report

2y Helen Thornley, ATT Technical Officer

Ready, steady, report

Helen Thornley, ATT Technical Officer, discusses the significance of the new service for UK residential property on CGT liability Read More...

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The impact of off-payroll working

HMRC The impact of off-payroll working

2y James Poyser

The impact of off-payroll working

James Poyser, CEO, inniAccounts provides insights to the research inniAccounts conducted on the impact of the latest legislation on IR35 Read More...

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IR35: HMRC denies creating ‘culture of fear’

Business Regulation IR35: HMRC denies creating ‘culture of fear’

2y Tom Lemmon

IR35: HMRC denies creating ‘culture of fear’

HMRC responds to accusations of “going after” corporations and contractors Read More...

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IR35 is nearly upon the private sector – let’s now hope for a soft landing

HMRC IR35 is nearly upon the private sector – let’s now hope for a soft landing

2y Brian Palmer, AAT

IR35 is nearly upon the private sector – let’s now...

AAT's Brian Palmer suggests a 12 month ‘soft landing’ period for the IR35 off-payroll working rules as the government shows no intention of postponing...

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IR35 to open floodgates for umbrella companies

HMRC IR35 to open floodgates for umbrella companies

2y John Whelan

IR35 to open floodgates for umbrella companies

By John Whelan, HMRC advisor, Chair of the Making Tax Digital Special Interest Group, BASDA, CEO of My Digital Accounts Large, multinational businesse...

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IR35 causing "blockage in the market"

HMRC IR35 causing "blockage in the market"

2y Leanna Reeves

IR35 causing "blockage in the market"

CEO of inniAccounts James Poyser discusses the current challenges inflicted by IR35, and how businesses today still champion the suspension of the ref...

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Podcast: Inside Accountancy episode 11 - IR35 has instilled a ‘fear culture’

Accounting Standards Podcast: Inside Accountancy episode 11 - IR35 has instilled a ‘fear culture’

2y Tom Lemmon

Podcast: Inside Accountancy episode 11 - IR35 has ...

In the latest episode of Inside Accountancy, Darren Fell CEO and Founder of Crunch Accounting discusses the government’s proposed changes to IR35 and ...

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CTCs herald new era of control for tax authorities

Corporate Tax CTCs herald new era of control for tax authorities

2y Tom Lemmon

CTCs herald new era of control for tax authorities

Stricter controls on VAT compliance is set to shut down the “colossal” VAT tax gap. Read More...

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Why is cloud document storage important for AML regulations?

HMRC Why is cloud document storage important for AML regulations?

2y Alexandra Hayter

Why is cloud document storage important for AML re...

By Alexandra Hayter, SmartVault. Read More...

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Digital marketplaces should shoulder VAT responsibility

HMRC Digital marketplaces should shoulder VAT responsibility

2y Jeremy Chan

Digital marketplaces should shoulder VAT responsib...

Call for digital marketplaces to collect and pay VAT on behalf of sellers. Read More...

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HMRC updates internal guidelines in midst of IR35 review

HMRC HMRC updates internal guidelines in midst of IR35 review

2y Shannon Moyer

HMRC updates internal guidelines in midst of IR35 ...

While the IR35-acjacent CEST tool has received a direct update, HMRC’s manual shows a number of prospective CEST questions, designed to determine tax ...

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Deloitte pursues KPMG over audit of Goals Soccer Centres

Audit Deloitte pursues KPMG over audit of Goals Soccer Centres

2y Chris Jewers

Deloitte pursues KPMG over audit of Goals Soccer C...

Investigations into accounting fraud at Goals has involved HMRC, the FCA, BDO, RSM, Deloitte and could see KPMG on the wrong end of legal action, acco...

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Loan Charge reforms backed by independent review and HMRC

HMRC Loan Charge reforms backed by independent review and HMRC

2y Shannon Moyer

Loan Charge reforms backed by independent review a...

Sir Amyas Morse’s independent review into the Loan Charge includes a series of middle-ground reforms which aim to balance taxpayers’ responsibility al...

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IR35: HMRC launches updated CEST tool

HMRC IR35: HMRC launches updated CEST tool

2y Chris Jewers

IR35: HMRC launches updated CEST tool

HMRC has updated its much-criticised CEST tool to determine the employment status of contractors, but will it be enough? Read More...

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Getting tax out of taxi apps?

HMRC Getting tax out of taxi apps?

2y Sean Glancy

Getting tax out of taxi apps?

Sean Glancy, Partner – Indirect Taxes, UHY Hacker Young LLP discusses the HMRC probing Uber’s model based on apps over VAT and the implications for th...

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Three quarters of organisations not ready for IR35 rules

HMRC Three quarters of organisations not ready for IR35 rules

2y Jeremy Chan

Three quarters of organisations not ready for IR35...

With IR35 regulations set to be extended in six months, the vast majority of organisations are not ready to implement the new rules, according to a re...

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Mixed up about mixed use?

HMRC Mixed up about mixed use?

2y Helen Thornley, ATT Technical Officer

Mixed up about mixed use?

Helen Thornley, the Association of Tax Technician's Technical Officer, talks about land transaction tax on mixed-use properties, the Hyman case and HM...

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Accountants “losing clients” as contractors opt for PAYE to avoid IR35 pitfalls

HMRC Accountants “losing clients” as contractors opt for PAYE to avoid IR35 pitfalls

2y Beth McLoughlin

Accountants “losing clients” as contractors opt fo...

Accountants are saying some of their private sector clients, opting to go PAYE ahead of the IR35 2020 deadline, no longer require their services. Read...

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