IR35 postponed – but firms struggle to reverse changes

Business IR35 postponed – but firms struggle to reverse changes

1y 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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India to become latest in Asia’s invoicing system overhaul

Tax India to become latest in Asia’s invoicing system overhaul

1y Leanna Reeves

India to become latest in Asia’s invoicing system ...

Aimed at tackling evasion, India’s new e-invoicing system is the latest in a line of similar programmes across Asia Read More...

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Concerns over £155bn non-structural tax relief assessment raised

Tax Concerns over £155bn non-structural tax relief assessment raised

1y Leanna Reeves

Concerns over £155bn non-structural tax relief ass...

National Audit Office (NAO) report highlights shortcomings in HM Treasury and HMRC’s use of resources when managing tax expenditures Read More...

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Major 2020 US expat tax concerns for UK accountants

Personal Tax Major 2020 US expat tax concerns for UK accountants

1y Shannon Moyer

Major 2020 US expat tax concerns for UK accountant...

American expats and green card holders living in the UK face a number of complex federal and state filing requirements ahead of Tax Day on 15 April Re...

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IR35: HMRC denies creating ‘culture of fear’

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

1y 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 to open floodgates for umbrella companies

HMRC IR35 to open floodgates for umbrella companies

1y 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"

1y 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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OECD director: Agreement on digital services tax underway

Tax OECD director: Agreement on digital services tax underway

1y Leanna Reeves

OECD director: Agreement on digital services tax u...

As the US trade war deviated towards Europe, taxing the digital economy has become a difficult task for international leaders, but new negotiations ar...

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IR35 protestors demand off-payroll tax review

Tax IR35 protestors demand off-payroll tax review

1y Shannon Moyer

IR35 protestors demand off-payroll tax review

Ahead of 6 April, protestors rallied outside Parliament buildings and called on Sajid Javid for a full legislative review. Read More...

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CTCs herald new era of control for tax authorities

Corporate Tax CTCs herald new era of control for tax authorities

1y 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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EU's e-invoicing rules raise concerns

VAT EU's e-invoicing rules raise concerns

1y Jay Ashar

EU's e-invoicing rules raise concerns

New study exploring the evolving European VAT landscape highlights the challenges faced by the tax frontline within Europe. Read More...

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Digital marketplaces should shoulder VAT responsibility

HMRC Digital marketplaces should shoulder VAT responsibility

1y 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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IR35: Four out of ten companies considering dropping contractors

Business Regulation IR35: Four out of ten companies considering dropping contractors

1y Paul Hanaphy

IR35: Four out of ten companies considering droppi...

Research by Be Digital UK found that 41% of companies are reviewing their strategy for procuring contractors over IR35. Read More...

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Order restored to private residence relief computations

Business Regulation Order restored to private residence relief computations

1y Helen Thornley, ATT Technical Officer

Order restored to private residence relief computa...

Helen Thornley, ATT Technical Officer, discusses the Higgins case and what does HMRC’s arguments mean in practice and with reference to D49. Read More...

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Government announces review into IR35

Governance Government announces review into IR35

1y Chris Jewers

Government announces review into IR35

A review into IR35, promised by Sajid Javid in the run up to the election, has been launched by the UK government. While this will come as welcome new...

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Shoring up network cybersecurity for the 2020 tax season

Security Shoring up network cybersecurity for the 2020 tax season

1y Sam Bocetta

Shoring up network cybersecurity for the 2020 tax ...

With 2020 tax season fast approaching, how can accountants ensure their IT networks are secure against the many cyber-threats facing businesses today?...

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IR35: Tory MPs write to Chancellor

Politics IR35: Tory MPs write to Chancellor

1y Chris Jewers

IR35: Tory MPs write to Chancellor

Conservative MPs John Redwood and Andrew Bowie have both written to Sajid Javid, urging him to suspend or extend the IR36 6 April 2020 deadline until ...

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Transaction mapping: Understanding transaction flows from a VAT perspective

VAT Transaction mapping: Understanding transaction flows from a VAT perspective

1y David Stokes

Transaction mapping: Understanding transaction flo...

David Stokes, Senior Consultant at Accordance discusses how to understand transaction flows from a VAT point of view, spotting changes that can have a...

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IR35: Over half of self-employed people don’t know what it is

Regulation IR35: Over half of self-employed people don’t know what it is

1y Tom Lemmon

IR35: Over half of self-employed people don’t know...

Survey of 2,000 self-employed people in the UK also revealed that 30% want to see IR35 dropped from the private sector. Read More...

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IR35: Chancellor makes review pledge

Politics IR35: Chancellor makes review pledge

1y Chris Jewers

IR35: Chancellor makes review pledge

Conservatives become the next party to say they will review IR35 legislation in the build-up to the general election, following Labour, Liberal Democr...

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2020 Vision: the outlook for Corporation Tax

Corporate Tax 2020 Vision: the outlook for Corporation Tax

1y Emma Rawson, ATT Technical Officer

2020 Vision: the outlook for Corporation Tax

Emma Rawson from the Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) looks ahead to the potential key changes for Corporation Tax in 2020. Read More...

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A look to the future of tax and practice automation

Tax A look to the future of tax and practice automation

1y Chris Jewers

A look to the future of tax and practice automatio...

As we approach the upcoming tax season, now is as good a time as any to explore the tax trends to be mindful of, and a system that firms can use to ma...

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IR35: HMRC launches updated CEST tool

HMRC IR35: HMRC launches updated CEST tool

1y 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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The most tax efficient way to celebrate Christmas in your company

People Business The most tax efficient way to celebrate Christmas in your company

1y James Foster

The most tax efficient way to celebrate Christmas ...

James Foster, SJD Accountancy explores options around Christmas party expenses and what companies can claim based on ‘staff expenses’. Read More...

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Does IR35 present businesses with an opportunity?

Regulation Does IR35 present businesses with an opportunity?

1y Chris Jewers

Does IR35 present businesses with an opportunity?

Fear and uncertainty around the impending IR35 changes in the private sector have been well reported, but it could present businesses with an opportun...

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Incentivise your clients to ease tax return headaches

Accounting Software Incentivise your clients to ease tax return headaches

1y Chris Jewers

Incentivise your clients to ease tax return headac...

A shift in mindset can aid with the incentivisation of your clients. By being more proactive, friendly and approachable, you are more likely to open l...

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French Digital Service Tax: A model for Brexiters? Part 2

Corporate Tax French Digital Service Tax: A model for Brexiters? Part 2

1y Emmanuelle Deglaire and Marie-Charlotte Alary

French Digital Service Tax: A model for Brexiters?...

Emmanuelle Deglaire, Associate Professor & Member of the Legal EDHEC research centre and Marie-Charlotte Alary, LL.M. EDHEC Business School/EBS Univer...

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