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Understanding the Off payroll working rules

IR35 (“Intermediaries Regulation”) is a set of complex rules used by HMRC to decide employment status of a worker for tax purposes. If a workerisfound inside these rules, they might have to pay thousands of pounds in tax, penalties along with int...

Kaye Adams IR35 ruling stands as tribunal dismisses HMRC appeal

HMRC appeal against Scottish broadcaster and presenter Ms Kaye Adams (the presenter of ITV’s show “Loose Women”) has recently been dismissed by the Upper Tribunal and upheld the 2019 decision of the First-Tier Tribunal resulting in the winning ...

Covid-19 Return to Work Support Package

Many changes have taken place ever since the lockdown that came into effect on 23rd March 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the economy of the country and the livelihood of many employees, contractors, and business owners. People w...

Criminal Finances Act of 2017

The Criminal Finances Act of 2017 is an act introduced by the UK Parliament to make amendments in the proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and to bring expansion in the provisions to make it easier to seize funds obtained through criminal means. The new Crimi...

Holiday Pay for Umbrella Employee: How does it Work?

In a world where nothing can be done without contractors, taking a break is significantly important for all working individuals. However, what contractual workers are unaware of is the holiday pay offered to umbrella employees. By every d...

Can I Make Personal Pension Contributions Through Umbrella?

Apart from the security of State pensions, individuals all across the UK tend to invest in personal pensions - an additional support system for their post-retirement life. Personal pensions are an interesting phenomenon in their own right. With conti...

Tax avoidance - Don't fall for it!

UK tax laws are not susceptible to easy manipulation as tax planning companies commonly advertise it. Anybody who promises you a 'non-taxable income’, be it in the form of a loan, investment, advance payment or credit - is laying a trap for you. Th...

All you need to know about HMRC P87 Form?

If you are an employee, who has incurred expenses as part of your employment duties and your employer has not reimbursed these expenses, you may be eligible to claim tax relief on these expenses, depending upon your circumstances. One such way of cla...

Expense Claim through Umbrella

Umbrella companies are popular for the freedom and benefits they provide to workers who have just started working on their own or do not wish to operate through a limited company. With the help of an Umbrella, workers can take up multiple assignments...

Why must a recruitment agency work with an Umbrella company in UK?

Recruitment agencies that work with good umbrella companies enjoy various benefits. Umbrella companies are an excellent choice when it comes to managing payments. When a recruitment agency signs up with an umbrella company, everything to do with payr...