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New HMRC guidance on Making Tax Digital

The government publishes new guidance for Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT.

Network Rail blanket IR35 assessment is 'deeply concerning', warns IPSE

Network Rail’s ruling that 99 per cent of its contractors are ‘inside IR35’ is ‘deeply concerning’, IPSE (the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed) has warned.

CDC: the future of self-employed pensions?

Collective Defined Contribution (CDC) pensions. On the face of it, not something that’s likely to fire your enthusiasm on any given day. But look deeper and it’s actually a very important development for the UK’s ‘vulnerable self-employed’ – and something that could be a lot more interesting than you think.

HMRC lose yet another IR35 case to BBC and Loose Women star

IPSE responds to HMRC's latest IR35 defeat against Loose Women star Kaye Adams.

Self-employed sector “barrelling towards disaster” with IR35, IPSE warns

Extending the changes to IR35 from the public to the private sector will wreak havoc on freelancers, IPSE has warned

IPSE: Remote working boosts self-employed flexibility and productivity

IPSE's new report explores the benefits of remote working and how policymakers can improve opportunities for the self-employed.

IPSE: One in four self-employed “know nothing” about digital tax change next week

New IPSE research finds a quarter of self-employed people do not know about the Making Tax Digital changes coming into force next week.

HMRC lose yet another IR35 case – if they don’t understand IR35, how on earth do they expect businesses to?

IPSE's Andy Chamberlain on HMRC's latest IR35 defeat and what it means for the self-employed.