History of IR35

One of the most potent motivators for humans is money. It has sparked fights, torn families apart, pushed ordinary people to extraordinary actions, and even pushed extraordinary people to [...]

The Mysteries of the Managed Service Company (MSC) Legislation

MSC mysteries explained After much research and taking ongoing advice from many sources, including a number of leading UK tax specialists, Crystal Choice would like to help clarify the main [...]

In April 2021 the off-payroll rules changed.

Understand the changes to the off-payroll working rules (IR35) if you are a client receiving services from a worker through their intermediary. On 6 April 2021, the laws governing off-payroll [...]

Jury Service and the self-employed

The UK’s Jury Service Act provides that people under the age of 18 are not eligible to serve on a jury. However, there are exceptions. If you are self-employed or a contractor, you may be [...]

How to Find the Right Expert Advice For Your Business

When starting a business, it is vital to seek out sound advice from respected sources. In fact, many successful entrepreneurs have said that their best business advice was not to ignore advice [...]

What to Expect From an HMRC PAYE Investigation

Having a sound understanding of how HMRC PAYE works is crucial for the operation of a small business. The main purpose of an investigation is to check whether a business is compliant with the [...]

Benefits of Setting Up a Small Business in the UK

Setting up a small business in the UK can offer several benefits. For one, it can help you build a stronger and more sustainable company. Small businesses in the UK typically generate around 25% [...]

How to Apply For a Contractor Mortgage

A contractor mortgage is similar to any other mortgage. As a result, the application process is similar to that of a standard one. A free online service connects you with a broker who can guide [...]

Osborne aims to clamp down on personal service companies

New dividend tax rules will cost contractors