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Published on 20 June 2023

Where to get Self Assessment help while the phoneline is closed

HMRC have recently announced that they will NOT be answering any telephone calls to their Self Assessment helpline (0300 200 3310) between 12 June and 3 September 2023. The helpline will re-open on 4 September this year so taxpayers will be able to speak to an adviser prior to the deadlines for...

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Published on 9 June 2023

Tax campaigners welcome disguised remuneration proposals

The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) has reacted to proposals set out in a new consultation on umbrella companies, welcoming the strong options for tackling tax non-compliance which they say go a long way towards addressing their longstanding and serious worries about disguised remuneration....

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Published on 5 June 2023

CIS subcontractors - submit your tax return early for your tax refund

Although they are self-employed, Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) workers often have an amount deducted from their payments before they receive them. This is to cover their tax and National Insurance contributions (NIC). For many CIS workers the amount deducted will be too high, and they will be d...

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Published on 1 June 2023

New, improved guidance for those working in the gig economy

Today, there are more gig workers than ever - with many now doing gig work as their primary source of income rather than a means of supplementing other income. Managing your tax position can be difficult at the best of times but we know that workers in the gig economy can find it extra challeng...

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