HMRC to clamp down on tax avoidance

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is set to clamp down on tax avoidance, after stating that it is “doubling the resources” to tackle those in the avoidance supply chain.

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Nine in 10 off-payroll workers incorrectly paying tax, says HMRC

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has published new guidance on changes to off-payroll working rules coming into effect in the private sector next year.

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IR35: BBC Presenter loses appeal over £400,000 tax bill

Television presenter Christa Ackroyd has lost an appeal at the Upper Tribunal over her tax status at the BBC.

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Time to think about tax returns, says HMRC

Is it that time of the year already? Today, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has reminded taxpayers that they have just 100 days to go until the 31 January tax return deadline.

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Government grant schemes available for electric vehicle charging infrastructure

The Government has a number of grant schemes available to help with the installation of electric vehicle charging infrastructure, in order to support the wider use of electric and hybrid vehicles.

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New cybersecurity project to protect businesses from online fraud, says Government

The Government is launching a new cybersecurity programme to protect businesses from the threat of online fraud.

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FCA announces crackdown on car financing industry

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK’s financial regulator, has announced a crackdown on the car financing industry, saving drivers £165 million.

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SME Finance Charter to “increase small business access to finance”

The new SME Finance Charter will ensure small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have access to finance, it has been revealed.

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Top tips to ensure your business is prepared for Brexit

The UK is currently scheduled to leave the European Union (EU) on 31 October 2019. However, it is still unclear whether that will be with or without a deal.

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Free sessions to prepare businesses for Brexit, says Government

Free Business Readiness Events will help businesses find out what actions they need to take to prepare them for Brexit, the Government has revealed.

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HMRC issues second Brexit bulletin for employers

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has issued its second Brexit bulletin for UK employers, issuing guidance relating social security for employees working in the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland.

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HMRC wins IR35 case against BBC presenters

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has won an IR35 tribunal case against three BBC presenters at the High Court, which could have a significant impact on the broadcasting industry.

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Workers in small firms most likely to miss out on holiday pay

According to recent research, workers in firms with 25 or fewer employees are most likely to miss out on getting holiday pay or even receiving payslips, with workers in the hospitality industry faring the worst.

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Weakness in business investment reflects Brexit uncertainty, says accountancy chief

Business investment has “dampened” as entrepreneurs are left in the dark over Brexit, a new analysis has revealed.

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HMRC announces £16 million Brexit grant fund

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has announced a £16 million fund for businesses to claim grants to cover Brexit related costs.

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