IR35: What’s changing in 2020?

The off-payroll working rules, otherwise known as IR35, have proven controversial since they were introduced in 2000. Following reforms to the way the rules apply in the public sector in 2017, they’ve received even more media attention. HMRC’s rulings have been...

Claiming R&D relief for software development

The field of software development is constantly changing, with new technologies emerging and evolving at a rapid pace. That means there’s plenty of opportunity for innovation, and businesses that carry out cutting-edge work can claim tax relief in the form of research...

Don’t leave self-assessment to the last minute

The self-assessment deadline may be several months away, but there’s no better time to get your tax return finished. Doing it now means you won’t have to rush, reducing the risk of errors. It means you’ll know what you need to pay sooner rather than later, and so...

Taxes are going digital: are you ready?

Over the next few years, the way you file your tax return could be changing completely. Making Tax Digital (MTD) is HMRC’s initiative to create a modernised, digital tax system, eventually replacing the annual tax return for millions of people in the UK. Whether...