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UK government considers shifting contractor tax compliance burden to end user

Shifting the responsibility for ensuring that an independent contractor complies with their tax liabilities from the individual to the service user would be a "fundamental change" to existing practice, with "major repercussions" for those that outsource services,... 27 Jul 2015

'Simplified' UK tax regime for termination payments could push up compliance costs, says expert

Removing the distinction between contractual and non-contractual termination payments, so that the majority of payments made to employees in lieu of notice (PILONs) are all taxed in the same way, would remove most of the "complexity and misunderstanding" in... 27 Jul 2015

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HMRC: Scottish income tax liability to be based on where taxpayer lives, not works

Whether a UK taxpayer is classed as Scottish for the purposes of the Scottish rate of income tax (SRIT) will depend on whether that person is resident in Scotland in any particular tax year, according to draft guidance published by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).... 16 Jun 2015

Changes to salary sacrifice rules could emerge in UK summer Budget, warns ex-minister

The UK government may change the rules around salary sacrifice arrangements as part of the summer Budget, Steve Webb, the former pensions minister, has warned. 15 Jun 2015

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