Kaye Adams Wins Her Long Running IR35 Case After Tribunal Dismisses HMRC's Appeal FI

Kaye Adams wins her long-running IR35 case after Tribunal dismisses HMRC’s appeal

The Loose Women host was facing an estimated £124,000 tax bill for contracts held with the BBC between 2015 and 2017, with HMRC arguing that Adams was not a freelancer and should have been operating inside IR35. However, the Upper Tier Tribunal upheld the original decision, made by the First-Tier Tribunal in 2019, which found Adams to be working outside of IR35.

1.8 million people miss the Self-Assessment filing deadline

The pressures of COVID-19 have understandably affected many individuals’ ability to file their self-assessment tax return by the 31st January 2021 deadline. HMRC has confirmed that approximately 1.8 million people have missed the filing deadline. Don’t worry, if you missed the deadline HMRC has issued necessary guidance about the next steps to take to file your tax return.

A contractor’s guide to tax planning for the end of the 2020/21 tax year

With the end of the tax year just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about arranging your tax affairs as efficiently as possible before the new tax year commences on 6th April 2021. Please continue reading for detailed summaries of tax reliefs, allowances and rates that apply to businesses and individuals, and how to maximise them for the remainder of 2020/21.