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Dave Chaplin

Targeting high earning contractors and non-doms: the politics of envy rarely pay

Contractors and other high earners, now including non-doms, already bear a high tax burden. Pledges to load it up further means we could all lose out.

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Contractors face uncertain post-election landscape, believes IPSE’s McVicker

Contractors face uncertainty whoever wins the election, and they will have to work with the government the nation chooses, says IPSE’s Simon McVicker.

Contractor numbers grow to 1.88m: IPSE research confirms IPro increase is structural

Contractor numbers grew to 1.88m in 2014, and it is clear the growth is structural, according to IPSE-commissioned research by Kingston University.

Contractors face uncertain post-election landscape, believes IPSE’s McVicker

Contractors face uncertainty whoever wins the election, and they will have to work with the government the nation chooses, says IPSE’s Simon McVicker.

Contractor numbers grow to 1.88m: IPSE research confirms IPro increase is structural

Contractor numbers grew to 1.88m in 2014, and it is clear the growth is structural, according to IPSE-commissioned research by Kingston University.

Contractor Doctor: Can I claim lunch expenses when walking to work?

There are no HMRC rules that prevent a contractor from claiming subsistence expenses just because they walk to work.

Contractor Doctor: Can I claim shared parental leave through my umbrella company?

Umbrella company contractors can claim shared parental leave from their service provider, if they are eligibe, says Parasol's Kerry Harvey.

Contractor Doctor: Why are agencies requesting National Insurance (NI) numbers?

Contractor Doctor: Am I good enough for contracting?

Contractor Doctor: Does hiring other contractors put me outside IR35?

Contractor Doctor: Can umbrella companies withhold holiday pay for days not taken?

Contractor Doctor: Do contract terms still apply if I start the contract early?

Contractor Doctor: Do I need to give notice if there is no written contract?

Contractor Doctor: Can I employ my children via my company?

Contractor Doctor: How can I stay under the VAT threshold when using subcontractors?

Contractor Doctor: Can I withdraw personal cash from my limited company bank account?

Contractor Doctor: Do I have rights if my contract’s terminated because I’m pregnant?

Contractor Doctor: My client is offering employee-style perks – should I accept them?

Contractor Doctor: Contract says ‘in IR35’, working practices are out: what’s right?

Contractor Doctor: Can I claim lunch expenses when walking to work?

There are no HMRC rules that prevent a contractor from claiming subsistence expenses just because they walk to work.

Onshore Employment Intermediaries reporting rules: contractor obligations

Contractors must supply personal data to agencies for the Onshore Employment Intermediaries reporting rules: those that subcontract are also caught.

  
     
  

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