Advance notice

Last week the Treasury issued draft clauses for the forthcoming Finance Bill (to be published after the Autumn Budget later this year). These will set the scene for tax matters 2019-20 and beyond. The aim of the advance notice is to give interested parties a chance to comment on the Read more…

Self-employed tax bills

Whether you pay Income Tax or National Insurance, the effect on your cash flow is the same. The payments are a necessary part of our obligation to fund the activities of the State, but the self-employed are often surprised that their bi-annual tax payments cover both “taxes” – NIC and Read more…

Pimlico Plumbers Supreme Court Gig Economy

What now for the gig economy

The Supreme Court has ruled in favour of Gary Smith, a self-employed contractor with Pimlico Plumbers, who considered he was due worker’s rights and has now had his assertion rubber stamped by the highest court in the land.   With self employment becoming more and more popular in the UK we Read more…