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Tax Enquiry and Legal Expenses Insurance

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Caunce O’Hara’s Legal Expenses Insurance provides you with £100,000 of cover (in any one claim) for legal representation costs in the event of an investigation brought against you.

The policy provides access to free helplines. These can help you with IR35 issues, tax advice, legal advice, business law and counselling.

Tax Enquiry and Legal Expenses Insurance with IR35 Contract Review


This policy provides a comprehensive level of insurance for most instances where legal costs and expenses are incurred, including:

Employment disputes

Includes compensation awards and employee civil legal defence costs and expenses.

Legal defence

Costs and expenses to cover the insured person’s legal rights. These include: criminal pre-proceedings cover, criminal prosecution defence, data protection and information commissioner registration, and wrongful arrest.

Contract disputes

Arising from an agreement which has been entered into by you, or on your behalf, for the purchase, hire, sale or provision of goods/services.

Debt recovery

Recovery of money and interest due from the sale or provision of goods or services, also including the enforcement of judgments.

Personal injury

Covers costs and expenses for an injured person and their family members’ rights following a specific or sudden accident that causes death or bodily injury.

Property protection

Including trespass, legal nuisance, any event which causes physical damage to your material property.

Tax enquiries and disputes

A tax enquiry, an employer compliance dispute, a VAT dispute, an IR35 dispute.

Identify theft protection

Cover for the victim of identity theft and for the costs incurred by the insured person. Cover for phone calls, faxes, and postage for communications with the police. Also covers costs to contact credit agencies, financial service providers, other creditors and debt collection agencies.

Statutory licence appeal

An appeal following a decision by a licensing or regulatory authority to suspend, alter the terms of, refuse to renew, or cancel your licence.

Jury service and court attendance

Performing jury service, attend any court or tribunal at the request of the appointed representative.


Some of these issues can leave you having to pay a lot of money if you do not hold this type of cover. Click here to purchase cover today for only £75.00 


The added bonus contractors can take advantage of

You can add a IR35 Contract Review to your policy. The review is aimed at defining your IR35 status in the eyes of HMRC.



  • Competitive pricing
  • Dedicated handlers to assist with your queries
  • Documents issued instantly via e-mail
  • Access to your own claims team
  • Cover for legal defence costs and compensation bills
  • Monthly payments
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    I found the person I dealt with very helpful and knowledgeable about my options."
  • "Insurance Renewal - Plenty of warning up front as to renewal date, requests for any changes and quote. Reminder leading to actual renewal date. New certificates available on date agreed. Can't complain at all about the service."
  • "Used these before then changed to another broker who could not help me with an update to my insurance. Caunce O'Hara had no problem and set up my insurance in about five minutes. Highly recommended."
  • "All correspondence has always been clear and reply to questions swiftly answered. Cost is very competitive. Would definitely recommend."
  • "A very helpful, kowledgable and adaptable telephone advisor enabled discussion beyond standard questions in order to secure the most approprite insurance honed to my business deeds and relevant discounts. This led to the most comptitive quote over other larger companies."
  • "I have been with Caunce O'Hara for almost 12 years now and am always very pleased with their service and customer support as well as the costs for the cover."
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