Hmrc

Sky Sports pundit fined £210,000 over IR35 battle

Former footballer and Sky Sports pundit Neil McCann lost his IR35 case appeal against HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), which has left him facing a tax bill of £210,000.

IR35 offset ignites confidence to hire contractors, says HR

Changes to off-payroll regulations (IR35) will come into effect on 6 April 2024, amending the legislation that required employers to take responsibility for the tax status of freelancers and...

51% fewer employees disclosed £30,000+ redundancy payouts

The disclosure of enhanced redundancy payouts has plummeted by 51%, the legal firm Nockolds has revealed.

Gary Lineker wins appeal against £4.9 million IR35 bill

Gary Lineker has won his appeal against HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) which claimed the pundit owed £4.9 million in tax.

Furlough fraud cost HMRC £100 million

HMRC estimates organised crime gangs used the furlough support scheme to defraud £104 million since 2020.

HMRC anticipates billions underpaid in employment taxes

HMRC suspects large businesses have underpaid their Employers’ National Insurance contributions to the tune of £1.4 billion, according to law firm Pinsent Masons.

HMRC allowed to appeal IR35 case ruling

The Court of Appeal has ruled against HMRC in what could be a significant test case about whether freelancers are deemed to be inside or outside IR35.

Wage exploitation left unchecked by government

Employers paying below the National Minimum Wage only stand to be found out once every 500 years.

Whistleblower reports of NMW underpayment soar

Some employers are getting caught out by complex NMW rules while others are falling victim to spurious reports