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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

HMRC extends employee share scheme online filing deadline after technical issues

Employers due to file year-end returns online in relation to their UK employee share schemes will now have until 4 August 2015 to do so after technical difficulties interfered with the previous 6 July deadline, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has announced.... 21 Jul 2015

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