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Articles in category: Wages

UK Payslips: Changes to the Law in April 2019

On 6th April 2019, new legislation comes into effect which requires all workers to be given itemised payslips. It was noticed by UK Government that some employers had been either inadvertently or deliberately, flouting UK Employment Law and denying some employees their rights to minimum pay. For zero or low hour contracts, many companies were […]

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11th Hour Changes to Childcare Vouchers

Plans to scrap government childcare vouchers have been delayed to October 2018 the exact date has not yet been communicated by the government. The scheme was set to close on April 5 and be replaced by tax-free childcare, which entitles families to claim up to £2,000 a year per child. Why the delay? Since launch […]

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Are Wages for Family Members Fully Deductible?

A high-profile case (McAdam v Revenue and Customs 2017) hit the headlines recently, with HMRC winning a First Tier tax tribunal in relation to the wages paid to the wife of a self-employed plumbing and heating engineer. In this particular case, Mr McAdam was paying his wife £90 per week for duties including answering the […]

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