- Zero Hours Contacts
- Companies House Checks
- VAT Discounts
- Exporting from UK
- New IR35 Guidance
- Tax Avoidance Schemes
- NI Contribution while working Outside UK
- Tax Debts, Class 2 NI & Cash ISA
|Zero hours contracts |
The government plans to allow employees on zero hours contracts the freedom to find
work with more than one employer. This will involve the removal of an exclusivity requirement and the development of a code of practice on the fair use of zero hours contracts by the end of 2014.
Government crackdown on zero hours contract abusers
|Companies House checks |
From 8 June 2014, in addition to checking new directors against the register of disqualified directors, checks will also be made against the list of undischarged bankrupts.
|VAT discounts |
HMRC are consulting on VAT: Prompt Payment Discounts. From 1 April 2015, the way that many businesses account for VAT when offering such discounts will change.
|Accelerated payments on tax avoidance schemes |
HMRC have published a list of the tax avoidance schemes on which users may be charged an upfront “accelerated” tax payment. It is understood that payment notices will be issued from August 2014 and over the next 20 months
|National Insurance contributions when you work outside the UK |
When employees go abroad to work it is easy to think about tax, but overlook National Insurance implications. One aspect is that a certificate of continuing UK liability may be required to confirm that no overseas liability arises as well.