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Top story: Payslip fraud lands company director and ex-wife in jail

A company director and his ex-wife have been jailed for a total of six years and nine months for stealing £815,000 tax, National Insurance and VAT. Read full story

Lords’ call for delay to MTD welcomed by tax professionals

A critical report that calls for a far more cautious approach to the roll-out of Making Tax Digital (MTD) has been welcomed by a trio of tax organisations. Read full story

UK workers increasingly value health cash plans over other benefits

Health cash plans have become the second most popular benefit in the country behind contributory pensions, according to research. Read full story

CIOT: U-turn shows Budget 'rabbits' are a bad idea

The U-turn over Class 4 NICs increases shows the folly of pulling ‘rabbits’ out of the hat on Budget day without consultation, says the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT). Read full story

Chancellor drops plans to increase Class 4 NICs

Chancellor Philip Hammond has performed a U-turn on plans to increase National Insurance contributions (NICs) for the self-employed, announced in last week's Spring Budget. Read full story


Is naming and shaming an effective deterrent against underpaying workers the legal minimum?