The draft legislation which will make the off-payroll private sector IR35 rules law in April 2020 has been published today. With few amendments made, it disregards the concerns expressed by respondents to the recent consultation. … [more]
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When the 'off-payroll' IR35 rules are extended to the private sector in April 2020, 'small companies' will be excluded as things currently stand. However, the exclusion itself may cause more complications for clients to deal with. … [more]
What should contractors do to appear more business-like? It is surprisingly easy to create a professional business identity these days - thanks, in no small part, to web technology. … [more]
Today, ten contracting organisations signed a joint letter to the two Conservative leadership candidates, asking them to urgently reconsider two damaging pieces of legislation - IR35 (off-payroll) and the Loan Charge. … [more]
Many major tax and business groups have called for the IR35 off-payroll private sector reforms to be delayed until at least April 2021, as businesses simply won't be ready to cope with the changes as things stand. … [more]
As a contractor, your client may require you to travel as part of your contract duties - whether this involves a quick meeting on the other side of London, or an international trip for a week. … [more]
There is a huge amount of information available about IR35 and how to protect yourself. But what happens if you are actually selected for an investigation? How does an IR35 enquiry work and what should you expect if HMRC has lined you up as a target? … [more]
Since the implementation of the Intermediaries Legislation (IR35) in April 2000, the onus has fallen on professional contractors to prove that their contracts are not caught by the IR35 rules. In this article, we look at the role of professional IR35 … [more]
With hundreds of prospective accountancy firms to choose from, this table lists the monthly fees charged by some of the UK’s leading specialist accountants. … [more]
To ensure your contracts fall outside the scope of IR35, you need to have an IR35 compliant written contract in place, and ensure that your working practices mirror the terms of the contract. One of the best ways to add strength to your proof of … [more]