If you are a contractor with a limited company, you are probably well aware of the government’s planned new changes to the VAT Flat Rate Scheme, as announced in the November 2016 Autumn Statement. What does it mean for limited company contractors who are registered on the scheme?
Did you know that if you’re married or in a civil partnership, you could be entitled to a tax break of up to £432? The marriage allowance could save couples hundreds, yet only a few are taking advantage of this tax perk.
It’s a well-known fact that as technology progresses, there is an increasing need for cyber security, i.e. protecting IT infrastructure from malicious cyber attacks. This is especially true where businesses deal with sensitive and personal data, such as financial information.
As a contractor or freelancer with your own limited company, time is money. Even though you work for yourself, you are contracted to make sure you complete the job to the best of your ability.
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Becoming an IT contractor: take control of your career
Last updated on Tuesday, January 31, 2017Written by Alex Cadman
Are you thinking of becoming an IT contractor? Making a career change is not always easy, and switching from permanent employment can seem daunting. Despite this, IT contracting can offer so many advantages, for example, higher income, relaxed working hours, career independence and more.
Accountants, bankers, lawyers and other advisors are being targeted in HMRC’s latest tax crackdown, as those who enable offshore tax evasion now face strict sanctions which came into effect on 1st January.
If you fail to submit your Personal Tax Return by 31st January 2017 you will be subject to an automatic penalty. HMRC has released some of the most creative, yet unsuccessful excuses they have received for the submission of a late Personal Tax Return.
A survey by YouGov found that the UK’s sole traders spend a total of 9.5 hours completing their personal tax returns. Are you a sole trader that spends too much of your precious time completing tax returns?
We’ve all experienced the January blues. The exciting and eventful festive season is over, we’ve stuffed ourselves with sweets for the past month and now we’re forced to go back to reality with seemingly nothing to look forward to.
The Consumer Electronics Show, or CES, is an annual exhibition in Las Vegas which showcases new and emerging technologies in a series of keynote presentations and an array of exhibition stands.