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Budget 2021 – Key points

Following yesterday’s announcement from the Chancellor, click here for a full summary of the Budget and here for our Tax Tables summarising tax changes. To the casual observer, the first Budget of 2021 appeared to have been fully revealed before the…

Changes to The Return of Crown Preference

On 1 December 2020 the government enacted the Finance Act 2020 (The Act) bringing with it the return of Crown Preference. We are already seeing the wide-ranging ramifications not just for creditors in insolvency proceedings but also for those businesses…

Changes to IR35 legislation in April 2021

There are now less than six months to go until the new IR35 rules are implemented. Individuals who work as contractors through a personal service company and private sector businesses that hire contractors via a personal services company must be…

How could Covid 19 affect my Tax Residency Status?

Individuals across the world have experienced restrictions on their freedom of movement following the outbreak of Covid 19. Naturally, such constraints can be highly disruptive to people’s lives, but they may also impact on an individual’s tax residency, and even…

Are referees employees? The appeal 

Here is something a bit different from the recent Covid-19 news, but significant for those advising on employment status, particularly IR35. In 2018, I wrote about the First-Tier Tax Tribunal’s decision to determine a specific group of referees as self-employed…

Imminent changes to employment law

Employment law is a rapidly changing arena, therefore we have set out a list of some of the imminent changes that will affect employers and individuals in the coming months. Note: this article contains no mention of events due to…

Budget 2018 – What does it mean for individuals?

On 29 October 2018 the Chancellor of the Exchequer presented the Budget 2018. We have compiled the highlights and key points that individuals should note. Budget highlights for private clients The personal allowance will be raised to £12,500 from April 2019, one…