Getting to grips with the financial ins and outs of working with umbrella companies can be challenging. This guide aims to make it easier for you, providing a clear but detailed rundown of the essential factors at play. We’ll guide you through how the rules for deductible expenses have evolved, starting with crucial shifts caused by tax laws introduced in April 2016.
Your tax code is used to determine how much tax-free income you will be allocated per year and how much tax is due on your earnings or pension once you have exceeded the threshold. Continue reading to discover what your tax code means, how to check it and what to do if you think your tax code is wrong.
Once your income exceeds £100,000, the tax-free personal allowance is gradually reduced until it is eliminated in full. Continue reading to learn more about the Abatement of the Personal Allowance and how to preserve your entitlement to the allowance.
Recently, we have received a couple of queries from contractors who have never completed a starter checklist for PAYE before and are unsure which statement applies to them. Continue reading as we outline what each statement means and in which scenario it would apply to you.
HMRC and the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) have launched a joint initiative to control the use of misleading advertising which may tempt individuals into using a tax avoidance scheme. Keep reading to find out more.
Mini umbrella company’s (MUC) are the latest type of tax avoidance schemes to target the temporary labour market. MUC’s, like other avoidance schemes, reduce the amount of tax you pay to HMRC and can pose a severe financial risk to anyone engaging with them.
On the 26th November, HMRC published a report entitled: Use of marketed tax avoidance schemes in the UK. The report discusses how the UK has seen a significant shift in the way promoters of tax avoidance schemes are targeting individuals, and the steps the government are taking to tackle tax avoidance.