• An overview of the IR35 offset changes

    From 6 April 2024, a proposed new “set-off” mechanism should prevent end clients from overpaying tax when HMRC decides there has been a mistake in applying the off-payroll working rules (IR35). In this blog, we explain what’s changing and what IR35 offset for end clients and contractors.

  • Tips for contractors saving in a pension

    It’s a well known fact that the State Pension on its own won’t cover most individuals’ cost of living so it’s more important than ever to be thinking about the future and planning for retirement.

  • Should I make my spouse a shareholder in my limited company?

    It’s common practice for a spouse to be added as a shareholder in a limited company particularly where there can be tax efficiencies gained. Whilst the process of adding a new shareholder to a company is straightforward, it’s not right for every married couple and there are a number of important areas to consider before […]

  • Throw a Christmas party save tax

    Throw a Christmas party and save tax

    With the festive season just around the corner, you might be preparing for your eagerly anticipated Christmas shindig. Did you know you can claim back the cost of an annual party from HMRC?

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    Autumn statement 2023: Overview for contractors

    Chancellor Jeremy Hunt’s Autumn Statement contained few shocks. Much of it was already in the press. But I did hold my breath when Hunt finalised his statement with news of support for self-employed people.