Two solid, blue coloured, second edition paperbacks do what they say they do in their titles, explains Gail Purvis.


Claims that the BBC has sought to reduce its tax contributions by requiring some employees to set up personal service companies (PCSs) are "misleading", the broadcaster’s CFO has said.


The government has introduced a high number of measures to ensure that the UK tax system becomes a simple and transparent one, explains the CIPP’s Diana Bruce.


The government’s attempt to deflect criticism of senior civil servants using personal services companies to avoid tax symbolises why the UK tax system is so chronically complex.


HMRC has issued a consultation paper setting out proposals to tighten IR35 compliance by requiring organisations engaging “controlling persons” through personal services companies to deduct income


Simon Sweetman picks his way through the controversy surrounding the new IR35 business entity tests.


Some of the people closest to the IR35 improvement project have been trying to soothe angry reactions to the publication of HMRC’s pilot business entity tests.


HMRC has begun the process of overhauling its operation of the IR35 regime for personal services companies with new guidance that sets out some basic risk factors that will affect a contractor’s ch


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