Taxpayers once again broke records in 2020, with over 11.1 million customers filing their self-assessments online by the 31st January deadline. Did you file on time or have you missed the deadline?
The annual Consumer Electronics Show was held in Las Vegas, USA from 6th to 9th January 2020. The exhibition showcases the most cutting-edge (and often bizarre) consumer technology emerging each year – from wearable gadgets to concept cars and smart-home products.
Christmas is over and a new decade has begun. To help jumpstart the New Year and the start of a new decade, here are five things for contractors to look out for in 2020.
This week (18th to 22nd November 2019) is Talk Money Talk Pensions Week in the UK. The goal of this week is to ease the discomfort around talking about money and motivate people to be more active in their financial wellbeing.
The two most common ways to get paid as a contractor are starting a limited company, and using an umbrella company. There are perks to running your own business – but is it right for you?
The deadline to file your 2018/19 self-assessment is less than 100 days away – HMRC is urging taxpayers to complete and file before the busy Christmas and New Year period arrives.
If you are a non-UK resident or expat and want to spend some time living and working in the UK, contract work could be the way to achieve your goals.
Many end-clients require contractors to be at least partially on-site, but negotiating some time to work from home (WFH) is entirely feasible. Whether you provide services through an agency or directly to the end-client, it’s important to approach working from home with care.
A tax avoidance scheme is a system that is set up to increase take home pay by avoiding tax, whether that be via offshore loan schemes, trusts, or job boards. HMRC is cracking down on these schemes more than ever and targeting contractors for unpaid tax.
Following the end of the 2018/19 tax year, you are required as director of your own limited company to produce dividend vouchers for all dividends that were declared in the tax year. We explain dividend vouchers and why they’re required by HMRC.