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Budget 2018 analysis: What it means for you

From IR35 and VAT to training and the Personal Allowance; a full, independent analysis of the 2018 Autumn Budget.

Budget 2018: everything (else) you need to know

Aside from the changes to IR35 the Budget presented mixed but generally positive news for the self-employed.

Chancellor forces self-employed into “holding pattern of despair” as controversial tax changes pushed back to 2020

Chancellor announces roll out of catastrophic IR35 changes to the private sector in April 2020.

Budget 2018: what to expect

There are fears Mr Hammond is set to announce the government will roll out changes to IR35 into the private sector.

BBC tax fiasco is “the tip of the iceberg” if IR35 is rolled out

IPSE responds to a DCMS report which condemns the BBC’s handling of the employment affairs of many of its presenters.

Chancellor must resist fresh Budget raid on the self-employed

IPSE warns the Chancellor against using Monday’s Budget to extend “catastrophic” IR35 off-payroll changes to the private sector.

Everything you need to know about Making Tax Digital for VAT but were too bored to ask

VAT registered businesses will be required to keep VAT records digitally and submit returns electronically from April 2019. Are you prepared?

Self-employed sector wavers in face of Brexit fears and hostile regulations, IPSE warns

IPSE warns government and industry in the wake of ONS statistics showing a drop in the number of self-employed in the UK.