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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.

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: 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.

IPSE: Lorraine Kelly victory shows HMRC ‘completely in the dark’ about its own IR35 legislation

IPSE has responded to the announcement that ITV's Lorraine Kelly has won a £1.2 million tax battle with HMRC.

IPSE: ‘Myopic’ IR35 extension will ‘hamstring’ UK businesses

IPSE responds to the government consultation on IR35 private sector reforms warning they will hamstring freelancers and businesses in already turbulent times.