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Construction Industry Scheme and HMRC Guidance on New Agency Rules

HMRC this week published guidance on the agency rules in place from April 2014. What caught my eye as a tax barrister was HMRC’s views on the interaction with the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS). HMRC say a CIS worker will … Continue reading

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Politics vs. Value of Raising Personal Tax to 50%

One of the main political parties has announced its plan to raise the top rate of personal tax to 50%, if it wins the 2015 election. As a tax barrister looking just at the technical angle, and leaving politics aside, … Continue reading

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Personal Service Companies‏

The issue of a contractor using a personal service company was examined by the Parliamentary House Of Lords committee this week. Contractors’ representatives pointed out the main benefit for contractors was they said not tax but the limited company status … Continue reading

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Chinese Tax Revenues up by 9%

News is that Chinese tax revenues were up 9% in the first nine months of this year. This was mainly due to big rises in property tax receipts but VAT and personal tax takes rose too, tax fans. Eamon McNicholas … Continue reading

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