Why cant I go on the CIS

It is a common misconception that anyone working in the construction industry can decide for himself whether he can go ‘on the tools’ (i.e. be paid as self-employed under the Construction Industry Scheme) or ‘on the books’ (be paid as employed under PAYE).  No more can the construction company decide for itself which it is […]

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On February 20, 2014, posted in: Articles by

Personal PAYE

A client who is a UK taxpayer is employed in this country as the representative of an overseas business. The client works on his own initiative from an office in his own home, but how is his income tax liability collected? My client is a UK citizen who works as the UK representative of a […]

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On July 17, 2013, posted in: Articles by

Bringing up baby

A couple regularly engage the services of a babysitter, but are unsure of her employment status. Should they be concerned by the introduction of real-time information? I am a full-time employee for a mid-tier firm of accountants. I have been looking at the real-time information (RTI) rules in order to bring some of my clients […]

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On February 6, 2013, posted in: Articles by

Pay day by day tax relief models

Pay day by pay day tax relief models

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On November 1, 2012, posted in: Articles by

CIS in a muddle

CIS in a muddle DAVID KIRK reflects on the quirks of the construction industry scheme KEY POINTS  The CIS operates well in the main.  Recovering deductions already paid by the subcontractor.  Condition B of regulation 9 of the CIS Regulations.  Allocation of CIS deductions against other taxes. There are some in […]

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