If you are a contractor working in the UK then there are a number of websites that may offer you useful advice:

If you are a contractor working through your own personal services limited company or employed through an umbrella company then it is important that if you missed the 31st January deadline for submitting your tax return (online) that you submit by the end of April.

Editor | 26 March 2012
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HMRC have issued the notes for the IR35 Meetings held in February and March 2012.

The budget specifically addressed IR35 and said the following:

Editor | 3 October 2011
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AWR is now in force and although comparable pay rights only come in after 12 weeks qualifying (24th December), certain other rights come into force immediately.

The HMRC Business Test that was due to launch on 7th May 2012 is not yet visible on the HMRC website.

Editor | 1 April 2012
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The good news is that despite first class postal costs rising to 60p for a first class stamp there is no need to incur postal costs when dealing with PayMatters Umbrella Company.

Key Taxation Changes for Umbrella Company contractors from 6th April 2012 and for Personal Service Companies (PSC's) from 1st April 2012:

Editor | 3 October 2011
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What is AWR?

The Agency Workers Regulations (AWR) have been introduced to protect all temporary agency workers and to ensure you receive the same pay and working conditions as your permanent colleagues at the end client where you are working.

Editor | 26 September 2011
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The Agency Workers Regulations (AWR) come into force next week (1st October). But are you ready?

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