Veteran Conservative MP IR35 tenacity ‘welcomed’ by industry
Contracting

Veteran Conservative MP IR35 tenacity ‘welcomed’ by industry

9m Greg Noble

Veteran Conservative MP IR35 tenacity ‘welcomed’ b...

Sir John Redwood is advocating for Jeremy Hunt to include a series of “economical” tax reductions in his November 22 Autumn Statement Read More...

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IR35 double taxation removal could be ‘huge moment’
Contracting

IR35 double taxation removal could be ‘huge moment’

10m Greg Noble

IR35 double taxation removal could be ‘huge moment...

In April 2023, HMRC launched a consultation on the IR35 off-payroll working rules, with the prospect of eradicating the double taxation problem Read M...

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HMRC must demonstrate commitment to umbrella company regulation, experts say
HMRC

HMRC must demonstrate commitment to umbrella company regulation, experts sa...

11m Sam Alberti

HMRC must demonstrate commitment to umbrella compa...

The tax office’s compliance activity has been described as “practically non-existent” Read More...

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HMRC has effectively ‘banned’ outside IR35 contractors amid customer service woes
Contracting

HMRC has effectively ‘banned’ outside IR35 contractors amid customer servic...

11m Greg Noble

HMRC has effectively ‘banned’ outside IR35 contrac...

The tax authority disclosed that it had not hired any contractors outside the scope of the IR35 legislation between 2022 and 2023 Read More...

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HMRC ‘suppresses growth’ by avoiding contractors outside IR35 in last year
Contracting

HMRC ‘suppresses growth’ by avoiding contractors outside IR35 in last year

1y Greg Noble

HMRC ‘suppresses growth’ by avoiding contractors o...

HMRC revealed that it had not recruited any contractors outside the scope of the IR35 legislation in the last year Read More...

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Tory MP: IR35 has become ‘Frankenstein’s monster’
Contracting

Tory MP: IR35 has become ‘Frankenstein’s monster’

1y Sam Alberti

Tory MP: IR35 has become ‘Frankenstein’s monster’

According to the senior Conservative, the Tory party must have one eye on the next general election in deciding the future of the off-payroll working ...

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HMRC to appeal Gary Lineker IR35 case
HMRC

HMRC to appeal Gary Lineker IR35 case

1y Greg Noble

HMRC to appeal Gary Lineker IR35 case

Lineker won his case against HMRC over a £4.9m tax bill for income he earned from 2013 to 2014 and 2017 to 2018 Read More...

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IR35: Government set to tackle ‘murky’ umbrella company market
Contracting

IR35: Government set to tackle ‘murky’ umbrella company market

1y Sam Alberti

IR35: Government set to tackle ‘murky’ umbrella co...

The fresh proposals mark the end of a 14-month wait for the findings of a public consultation Read More...

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IR35 liabilities in public sector reach £300m
Contracting

IR35 liabilities in public sector reach £300m

1y Sam Alberti

IR35 liabilities in public sector reach £300m

The UKRI follows the DWP and DEFRA in being handed hefty tax bills Read More...

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Market split on harsher treatment for tax avoiders
Contracting

Market split on harsher treatment for tax avoiders

1y Sam Alberti

Market split on harsher treatment for tax avoiders

A new HMRC consultation will assess whether to criminalise the failure to comply with a Stop Notice Read More...

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HMRC launches ‘potentially game-changing’ IR35 review
Contracting

HMRC launches ‘potentially game-changing’ IR35 review

1y Sam Alberti

HMRC launches ‘potentially game-changing’ IR35 rev...

A review of the controversial issue is long overdue, sources say Read More...

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Gary Lineker's HMRC battle wasn’t an IR35 case after all
HMRC

Gary Lineker's HMRC battle wasn’t an IR35 case after all

1y Greg Noble

Gary Lineker's HMRC battle wasn’t an IR35 case aft...

HMRC has 56 days to appeal to the Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery Chamber) Read More...

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Accountants sceptical as government pledges to regulate umbrella industry
Business Regulation

Accountants sceptical as government pledges to regulate umbrella industry

1y Sam Alberti

Accountants sceptical as government pledges to reg...

Plans to establish a Single Enforcement Body have resurfaced having been reportedly shelved last year Read More...

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Spring Budget: UK will not enter a recession, says Jeremy Hunt
Budget

Spring Budget: UK will not enter a recession, says Jeremy Hunt

1y Greg Noble

Spring Budget: UK will not enter a recession, says...

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has unveiled the contents of his first Budget in the House of Commons Read More...

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Dave Chaplin: ‘IR35 is a growth issue for the Tories’
Budget

Dave Chaplin: ‘IR35 is a growth issue for the Tories’

1y Sam Alberti

Dave Chaplin: ‘IR35 is a growth issue for the Tori...

As the Spring Budget approaches, dissenters of the UK government’s increasingly complex contractor legislation are baying for change. HMRC has already...

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IR35 has been ‘damaging’ to the self-employed says Sir John Redwood
Politics

IR35 has been ‘damaging’ to the self-employed says Sir John Redwood

1y Greg Noble

IR35 has been ‘damaging’ to the self-employed says...

The Chancellor must decide whether he will include IR35 in the Spring Budget Read More...

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New HMRC umbrella company guidance ‘doesn’t solve the bigger issue’
Contracting

New HMRC umbrella company guidance ‘doesn’t solve the bigger issue’

1y Sam Alberti

New HMRC umbrella company guidance ‘doesn’t solve ...

This only serves to highlight flaws in the system, experts have said Read More...

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Determining IR35 status based on archaic case law
HMRC

Determining IR35 status based on archaic case law

1y Greg Noble

Determining IR35 status based on archaic case law

The government will have to decide if IR35 will be mentioned in the 2023 Spring Budget Read More...

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Self-employed ‘abandoned’ as IR35 absent from Autumn Statement
Budget

Self-employed ‘abandoned’ as IR35 absent from Autumn Statement

2y Sam Alberti

Self-employed ‘abandoned’ as IR35 absent from Autu...

Clarity is desperately needed following a series of U-turns, market participants have said Read More...

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Autumn Statement 2022: UK officially in recession amid gloomy economic forecasts
Budget

Autumn Statement 2022: UK officially in recession amid gloomy economic fore...

2y Greg Noble

Autumn Statement 2022: UK officially in recession ...

The Office for Budget Responsibility judged that the UK is already in recession, with the economy set to shrink by 1.4% next year Read More...

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Autumn budget preview: Jeremy Hunt must ‘clarify’ ambiguous IR35 rules
Budget

Autumn budget preview: Jeremy Hunt must ‘clarify’ ambiguous IR35 rules

2y Greg Noble

Autumn budget preview: Jeremy Hunt must ‘clarify’ ...

Market participants are hoping Chancellor Jeremy Hunt will clarify IR35 rules in the upcoming Autumn budget Read More...

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IR35 repeal U-turn a ‘massive oversight’
Politics

IR35 repeal U-turn a ‘massive oversight’

2y Sam Alberti

IR35 repeal U-turn a ‘massive oversight’

The UK government’s U-turn jeopardises the contracting market and vital supply chains, experts say Read More...

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HMRC ‘must shoulder blame’ for disguised remuneration schemes
HMRC

HMRC ‘must shoulder blame’ for disguised remuneration schemes

2y Sam Alberti

HMRC ‘must shoulder blame’ for disguised remunerat...

Use of the schemes has been rife since the latest IR35 private sector reforms, one market participant said Read More...

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Back to the future for off-payroll working
Business

Back to the future for off-payroll working

2y Emma Rawson

Back to the future for off-payroll working

ATT technical officer, Emma Rawson, looks at what contractors and their advisors need to consider following the Chancellor’s unexpected IR35 announcem...

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Businesses warned of IR35 uncertainties despite reform u-turn
Business

Businesses warned of IR35 uncertainties despite reform u-turn

2y Rob Griffin

Businesses warned of IR35 uncertainties despite re...

Accountancy firms say there are still many unanswered questions after Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng’s speech Read More...

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Mini Budget 2022: IR35 reforms to be repealed
Budget

Mini Budget 2022: IR35 reforms to be repealed

2y Sam Alberti

Mini Budget 2022: IR35 reforms to be repealed

Market participants have welcomed the “huge victory”, but warned that the government mustn’t waste time in making its next move Read More...

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Will new PM Liz Truss deliver on her tax cut promises, experts ask
Tax

Will new PM Liz Truss deliver on her tax cut promises, experts ask

2y Rebecca Whittaker

Will new PM Liz Truss deliver on her tax cut promi...

New Prime Minister Liz Truss must review IR35 rules and support SMEs, business leaders and tax experts say Read More...

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