Budget 2020: What does it mean for the Self-Employed?

EDIT: In the week following the budget, the chief secretary to the Treasury, Stephen Barclay, announced IR35 will be postponed until April 2021 to mitigate the risk Covid-19 presents to contractors and small business owners across the UK. In his…

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HMRC Announces Change To Upcoming IR35 Legislation

  Ahead of the much-anticipated results of their IR35 review, expected mid-February, HMRC have added some clarification around what payments IR35 will apply to.   IR35 in the private sector will apply only to payments made for services provided on…

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Finding the Perfect Gift for the Self-Employed

Contractors, freelancers and the self-employed can be a difficult bunch to buy for  (especially as an extra pair of hands isn’t an option) so we’ve compiled a wish list from our freelancer friends to help you out! Personalised Apron For…

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“All truly great thoughts are conceived while walking”

  “High on a hill was a lonely goatherd. Lay ee odl lay ee odl lay hee hoo” Okay so we’re not going to ask you to tell us your favourite song from The Sound of Music [Climb Ev’ry Mountain is…

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Making Tax Digital for VAT

  Since April 2019, if you run a VAT-registered business and exceed the VAT registration threshold of £85,000 turnover, then you should be keeping digital records and using MTD-compatible software for sending VAT returns to HMRC. Luckily, if you are…

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