Invoice finance freedom on way
Businesses are to be freed from a ban on using invoice finance in contracts, the government has confirmed.
Dividend Allowance a ‘back door’ tax rise, say experts
The Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) says guidance on the new Dividend Allowance will come as a “shock” to taxpayers.
New tax task force launched
A new HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) task force is to target people in Scotland who appear to be living beyond their means.
Views sought on Sunday trading devolution
The government is seeking views on whether decision-making on Sunday trading should be devolved to local authorities and elected mayors.
Illegal worker rules getting tougher
Legislation is to be introduced making it easier to prosecute employers who know or suspect that someone they employ has no right to work in the UK.
Pension top-ups ‘window’ opening soon
The government has issued a reminder that for a limited period starting in October, certain people will be able to make extra national insurance contributions to top up their state pension.