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Categories:
Employment Law
Tax Law
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast explains some of the most common mistakes made by employers in calculating employment tax, for example in circumstances involving consulting, limited liability partnerships and personal service companies.

It outlines the serious implications of falling into these employment tax pitfalls and the steps that employers can take to avoid making such mistakes.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand what employment tax includes;
  • Know why the calculation of employment tax is a key issue for employers;
  • Be aware of the circumstances in which employment tax mistakes most commonly occur;
  • Know the guiding principles which help to determine whether an individual is an “employee”;
  • Know the guiding principles which help to determine whether an individual is an “independent contractor”;
  • Be aware of the most important aspects of an employment contract to consider when determining the tax liabilities;
  • Understand how the tax treatment of Limited Liability Partnerships differs to that of employees.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Market Update / Hot Topic
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In this CPDcast, Jenny Wheater from Duane Morris explains some of the most common mistakes made by employers in calculating employment tax how to avoid them.

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Date Recorded: 28th November 2013

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