Updated to include information on the forthcoming Podcast: IR35 reform.
Updated to include a reference to a government consultation on draft Regulations to enable Class 1A NICs on certain termination payments to be payable in real time.
HM Revenue and Customs has announced it will make changes to its Check Employment Status for Tax tool, which has been criticised by businesses and contractors alike for inaccuracy.
Recent decisions by major employers to bring all contractors onto payroll have ruffled feathers in the contractor community. Six months before IR35 legislation is extended to the private sector, do employers face a talent drain or can they still engage with a flexible, self-employed workforce without facing the wrath of HMRC? Jo Faragher investigates.
Updated to include information on increases to repayment thresholds for student loans, effective from 6 April 2020.
Despite a raft of problems concerning IR35 "off-payroll" rules in the public sector, HM Revenue & Customs last week confirmed that from 6 April 2020, the tax regulations extend to the private sector. Caroline Harwood explains how businesses need to prepare.
Updated to reflect that the Finance Bill implementing IR35 reforms cannot progress into law at present, as Parliament has been dissolved for the general election.
Organisations have just nine months to prepare for changes to off-payroll working rules, which are being extended to the private and third sectors, with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) publishing draft legislation today.
Away from health-related benefits, company cars and pensions, there are a host of other benefits available to employers to boost the package they offer to employees. We investigate some of the other benefits available.
Aspects of the IR35 tax legislation, particularly the tests to determine people's tax status, have proved unpopular and many are anxious about its roll out for private sector organisations next year. Ranjit Dhindsa and Matthew Sharp of Fieldfisher explain the issues.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to tax and deductions from pay.