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HM Courts & Tribunal Service becomes the third government department to be hit with IR35 tax bill

2021

Government departments have been in the news recently for their incorrect assessments of the employment status of their contractors in…

Home Office hit with huge IR35 tax bill

2021

It has recently emerged that the Home Office has been hit with a £33.5 million IR35 tax bill after a…

DWP hit with huge tax bill for historic IR35 contractor status assessment errors

2021

It has emerged that the Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) was hit with a huge £87.9 million tax bill…

IR35 and Umbrella companies – how does contracting through an Umbrella company make a difference?

When the off payroll working rules were introduced into the public sector in April 2017, it quickly became clear to…

IR35 private sector changes to go ahead next week

2021

Changes to IR35 in the private sector will go ahead on 6th April 2021, despite hopes for a further delay….

Kaye Adams wins case and is ruled outside IR35 due to being ‘in business on own account’

In a landmark IR35 case that will be welcomed by PSCs, but will not be widely applied, television presenter Kaye…

UK Supreme Court rules that Uber drivers are workers not self-employed

The Supreme Court’s unanimous decision should come as no surprise given that Uber’s appeal follows an Employment Tribunal ruling against…

What is my IR35 status?

2021

As a private sector contractor operating through a Personal Service Company (PSC), you can’t afford to wait until April 2021…

Factors that determine IR35 status

2021

IR35 v self-employment Just to clarify a key point before we begin, a contractor does not have to be engaged…

New IR35 Rules explained

2021

After being delayed for a year due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the new private sector off-payroll working legislation (IR35) will…