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  1. Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) Deductions and Joint Contracts

    The Construction Industry Scheme works in a similar way to PAYE for construction firms and self-employed workers in that industry. There are three levels of CIS deduction which contractors must make when they pay a sub-contractor: 30% if the sub-contractor is not registered with HMRC; 20% if they are registered but do not have a…

  2. When Is A Structure Not A Building?

    The cost of providing a shelter for employees who smoke can be high – but can you claim a tax deduction for this? It all depends on whether this structure is a building or a piece of fixed equipment. Accountants sometimes struggle with this! If it has four walls and a roof then it’s a…