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ContractorCalculator: Contracting news in brief – 31/Oct/2014

News this week covers: BETs abolished; BBC test judicial review; late payment; high paying contracts; paper tax return deadline; & simpler CT filing.

Yesterday | Fri, 31 Oct 2014 | Other

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News HeadlineContractors gain greater tax savings and flexibility from pension reforms

Contractors to gain upfront pension contribution tax savings and tax savings with flexibility on retirement, says ContractorFinancials’ Tony Harris.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 | Pensions

News HeadlineContractors underpin new ‘lean’ workforce strategies adopted by contracting clients

Contractors offer increased capacity and specialist skills to contracting clients that increasingly adopt lean workforce strategies, says the REC.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 | Market Stats

News HeadlineHMRC abolishes the IR35 Business Entity Tests (BETs) effective from 6 April 2015

HMRC has announced that it plans to withdraw the IR35 Business Entity Tests (BETs) and the example scenarios effective from 6 April 2015.

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 | IR35

News HeadlineSelf-Employed BBC staff forced to pay tax as employees due to flawed employment test

Self-employed contractors are being forced onto the BBC’s payroll because its employment test is deeply flawed, says David Kirk & Co’s David Kirk.

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 | Other

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