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Published on 10 June 2024

Flexible working tax guidance

Starting any new job can be daunting, but in flexible work, pay, tax or benefits can be more complicated than usual. Flexible working covers many different types of arrangements – temporary, casual, platform, contracting, flexitime, remote working etc. If you have any questions about your tax positi...

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Published on 16 May 2024

Umbrella company news and developments

Since the umbrella company consultation closed in August 2023, we have written several articles for ContractorUK on the topic, which we summarise here....

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Published on 16 May 2024

Keeping business records in the digital age

As it’s a new tax year, some sole traders, partnerships or landlords may be tempted to throw away last tax year’s receipts. Business records can include documents such as bank statements, sales invoices and expense receipts. However, there is a legal requirement to keep these records to support the ...

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Published on 14 May 2024

Taxation Awards 2024 – LITRG nomination

We are delighted to have been shortlisted in the ‘outstanding contribution to taxation in 2023/24 by a not-for-profit organisation’ category at the prestigious annual Tolley’s Taxation Awards. This is especially fitting as LITRG celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2023. ...

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Published on 13 May 2024

Late tax return penalties: do you have a reasonable excuse?

If you miss the self assessment tax return deadline, HMRC will automatically send you a 'late filing penalty’ notice. Penalties start to increase the longer the tax return is outstanding. If you didn’t get your 2022/23 tax return submitted by 31 January 2024 and still have not sent it in, you m...

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Published on 30 April 2024

Check your student loan repayments

Many graduates make student loan repayments through the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system, if they are employed and earn over their relevant loan plan threshold. Usually, the loan repayment thresholds change at the beginning of each tax year. Check your April payslip to make sure your repayment is corre...

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