The Government’s plan to slash the tax-free dividend allowance from £5,000 to £2,000 from April 2018 has been dropped ahead of the General Election.
Well who saw that one coming!? Just as we were getting over our chocolate Eggs and the terrible traffic jams of Easter, out pops Mrs May onto the steps of Downing Street to take us all by surprise with the announcement of a snap General Election for the 8th June!
IPSE has today called on the Government to improve the Lifetime ISA (LISA) provision for the self-employed in response to research published by the consumer watchdog Which?.
IPSE has today (12 April) responded to newly released employment statistics showing the continuing strength of the UK labour market since the financial crisis.
IPSE has advised all contractors to check their IR35 status in order to resolve the confusion and uncertainty over the newly implemented public sector rule changes.
IPSE has welcomed the introduction of the Lifetime ISA (LISA) for young freelancers but cautions that penalties mean it’s not for everyone.
Broad one-policy-fits-all approaches for self-employment are very dangerous and run the risk of damaging the UK economy, Professor Andrew Burke, Chair of the Centre for Research on Self-Employment (CRSE), told the Taylor Review into modern employment practices.
IPSE has today (15 March) welcomed the Government’s decision to reverse their decision to increase National Insurance Contributions for the self-employed as set out in last week’s Budget.
IPSE has today (15 March) responded to the employment statistics which illustrated the remarkable continued strength of the UK labour market since the financial crisis.
IPSE’s policy team has prepared an analysis of the 2017 Budget. This analysis summarises those tax announcements in the Budget which are most likely to affect IPSE members.