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Travel Expenses Consultation: Special Reports

In July 2008 the Treasury launched a new consultation into contractors travel expenses. The focus is on umbrella companies and employment agencies using overarching employment contracts.

Treasury strategy may be announced in the 2008 pre budget report, although most experts are predicting it will be early 2009 before we will understand in detail what form new legislation may take.

Travel Expenses Consultation Contents:

TopBackground

Treasury opens consultation on contractor expenses
HM Treasury have launched a consultation designed to investigate contractor umbrella companies that abuse travel expenses allowances.

^ TopRecent News

Abolishing contractor expenses tax relief anti-competitive, warns IPSE’s Chamberlain

Abolishing tax relief for contractor expenses is anti-competitive and will harm genuine small businesses, warns IPSE’s Andrew Chamberlain.

Others | Mon, 24 Aug 2015

Treasury attack on umbrella companies not over says contractor accountant

Relief felt by contractors after last week’s Pre-Budget Report may be premature, as contractor accountant JSA Group warns of further Treasury action.

Others | Mon, 01 Dec 2008

Lawspeed leads AEMC response to Treasury consultation on contractors’ expenses

A response to the Treasury’s consultation on contractors’ travel expenses has been submitted by Lawspeed, representing the AEMC and 14 umbrellas.

Others | Wed, 22 Oct 2008

Contractors’ legitimate travel expenses must be safeguarded, says PCG to Treasury

The Professional Contractors Group is standing up to HM Treasury over the right of umbrella company contractors to continue claiming travel expenses.

Others | Fri, 10 Oct 2008

Service Providers Association advises Treasury on contractors’ travelling expenses

The Service Providers Association’s response to the Treasury consultation over contractors’ travelling expenses will be submitted within the week.

Others | Wed, 08 Oct 2008

Contracting sector joins forces to defend contractors in treasury consultation

At a meeting hosted by Lawspeed, with the ContractorCalculator team in attendance, companies that support contractors agreed to offer a combined response to the Treasury’s consultation on umbrella company travel expenses.

Others | Fri, 01 Aug 2008

Capping contractors’ travel expenses benefits no one

Studies conducted by ContractorCalculator show that should the government legislate against contractors claiming expenses, no one would benefit, least of all the Exchequer.

Others | Thu, 31 Jul 2008

Contractor industry body moves to mitigate impact of treasury consultation

In the wake of the Treasury’s proposed consultation on contractor’s expenses, umbrella company industry body the Association of Employment Management Companies and Lawspeed announce a meeting to discuss the implications.

Others | Wed, 23 Jul 2008

Treasury opens consultation on contractor expenses

HM Treasury have launched a consultation designed to investigate contractor umbrella companies that abuse travel expenses allowances.

Others | Tue, 22 Jul 2008

^ TopUseful Sources

Treasury Consultation document
Document released by the UK Treasury: "Tax Relief for travel expenses: temporary workers and overarching employment contracts"