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Government announce review into off-payroll working rules changes

Government announce review into off-payroll working rules changes

The government has confirmed it is launching a review into the implementation of changes to the off-payroll working rules, which will address the concerns of businesses and individuals about how they will be brought into effect. Known as IR35, off-payroll working rules were introduced at the turn of the century …

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Minimum wage underpayment leads to call for stronger enforcement

Minimum wage underpayment leads to call for stronger enforcement

Only 13% of the businesses paying less than the minimum wage were caught in 2018-19. Research from the Resolution Foundation think tank, Under the wage floor, found that non-compliance in paying the minimum wage has been steadily increasing since the introduction in 2016 of the National Living Wage (NLW). Back in 2016, …

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IR35: consultation launched by HMRC with advice for private sector reforms

IR35: consultation launched by HMRC with advice for private sector reforms

HMRC has opened a second consultation on the implementation of IR35 contractor reforms. Under the reforms, any organisations in the private sector hiring off-payroll contractors will also be responsible for handling any tax status disputes. Due for implementation in April 2020, IR35 reforms will mean the organisations hiring these contractors …

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One month to go until introduction of MTD

One month to go until introduction of MTD

HMRC is urging businesses to sign up in time for the introduction of Making Tax Digital (MTD). Starting on 1 April 2019, the vast majority of businesses above the VAT threshold will have to keep records digitally and submit VAT tax returns by using software compatible with MTD. Every business …

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