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Scottish Budget opens tax differential with the rest of UK

While Westminster immersed itself in yet further Brexit turmoil, Holyrood was getting on with one of its showpiece events - the Scottish Budget.

IPSE: Self-employment has been doing the heavy lifting for the workforce for the last decade

IPSE responds to labour market statistics, saying it is self-employment that has kept them positive for the last decade.

Government policy pushes freelance sector into decline, IPSE report finds

Freelancers expect government policy to drive their businesses and the economy into decline over the next year, a report from IPSE has found.

IPSE agrees with House of Lords report criticising HMRC’s 2019 Loan Charge

IPSE strongly agrees with a damning report by the House of Lords which criticises HMRC’s ‘aggressive’ compliance efforts on the 2019 Loan Charge.

HMRC signals intent to NOT launch retrospective investigations, in wake of IR35 change

IPSE discusses decent speculation about whether IR35 reforms will lead to an increase in retrospective investigations.

IPSE backs House of Lords calls to further delay Making Tax Digital introduction

IPSE has today supported recommendations from the House of Lords to further delay the introduction of mandatory Making Tax Digital for VAT.

MPs increase pressure on Government's Loan Charge

The Government must urgently stop applying the taxation retrospectively, a group of cross-party MPs told a packed Westminster Hall Debate this week.

Government must tackle Universal Credit’s structural bias against self-employed, IPSE says

Universal Credit’s Minimum Income Floor exemption should be extended to three years to fix a creaking system that unfairly punishes the self-employed.