IR35 News

Media freelancers still waiting on BBC newsreaders’ IR35 appeal

‘Being on our screens as usual, with their IR35 appeal all done, doesn’t mean they won.'

Jul 22, 2019 | IR35 News

Freelance sole traders ‘wrongly preparing for IR35 reform from April’

Officials and ‘experts’ help confuse the self-employed about incoming status rules.

Jun 7, 2019 | IR35 News

Celebrity media freelancers beat IR35 by being in business on their own account

TV's Lorraine Kelly and Kay Adams beat the taxman using a factor CEST omits.

May 3, 2019 | IR35 News

Media freelancers to get new IR35 guidance from HMRC

MPs quote the BBC as saying IR35 material for all self-employed media people is incoming.

Jan 28, 2019 | IR35 News

Delay or not on IR35 reform, the damage will be done

Forget giveth and taketh away, with 'Ltd' freelancers, this chancellor is all taketh.

Nov 6, 2018 | IR35 News

IR35 reform is Budget 2018's biggest revenue-raiser

Hammond’s IR35 haul to net more in a single year than any other measure in the entire Budget.

Nov 4, 2018 | IR35 News

Brexit could shelve IR35 reform at Budget 2018

UK-EU uncertainty may kick the IR35 reform can down the road to Spring Statement 2019.

Oct 10, 2018 | IR35 News

BBC presenter Christa Ackroyd lodges IR35 appeal

Despite 'many' and 'strong' pointers to the BBC employing her, one PSC isn't giving up.

Sep 12, 2018 | IR35 News

HMRC gets short shrift in IR35 reform consultation

The defiant dozen: HMRC’s proposal is being severely resisted by 12 IR35 consultation respondents.

Aug 14, 2018 | IR35 News

'Self-employed face inflationary pressure if IR35 changes'

Already above its two per cent target, inflation will hit harder should IR35 be reformed -- IPSE.

Jul 18, 2018 | IR35 News

BBC host in IR35 battle ‘forced to use a limited company’

A £900k IR35 case hears that news presenters had little choice but to be 'Ltd.'

May 10, 2018 | IR35 News

When a few IR35 updates come along at once

Two new frameworks + four official moves = IR35 (and the Forum) going nowhere.

Apr 6, 2015 | IR35 News

Adviser bets against Osborne tackling IR35

'IR35 unlikely to rear its head in the Budget due to HMRC update just four days before it.'

Mar 17, 2015 | IR35 News

Freelancers must wait a little longer for the IR35 Review

The future of IR35 is unlikely to be signed off next month, as HMRC had hoped.

Oct 19, 2014 | IR35 News

HMRC manages expectations ahead of IR35 Review

IR35 Forum told that what gets recommended doesn't necessarily get implemented.

Oct 14, 2014 | IR35 News

New approach to IR35 nets taxman £1.1m

Freelance companies can now have their say on the seemingly fruitful reforms to IR35.

Dec 11, 2013 | IR35 News

Osborne 'can't afford to ignore IR35'

Tax expert says hype about employment status makes IR35 unavoidable for Osborne.

Dec 2, 2012 | IR35 News

MPs reignite PSC tax-saving row with BBC probe

HMRC vows to crank up IR35 activity in light of 25,000 off-payroll contracts at the Beeb.

Oct 9, 2012 | IR35 News

What July's IR35 Forum means for freelancers

Different headings add up to the same thing – HMRC investigating your IR35 status.

Aug 29, 2012 | IR35 News

Revenue's IR35 case yield up by 100%

HMRC honed its IR35 clampdown, putting in a lot less but collecting much more.

Oct 28, 2011 | IR35 News

Why IR35 was kept on the statute book

Deterrent is the other reason a cash-hungry government didn’t, and won’t, scrap IR35.

Sep 29, 2011 | IR35 News

Freelancers' Questions: Is 'going it alone' about to get easier?

Expert says it may no longer only be a choice between sole trader and limited company.

Feb 14, 2011 | IR35 News

Freelancers' Questions: Is a 'trial period' inside IR35?

Second IR35 opinion for a freelancer told he’ll be caught by a single clause.

Jan 25, 2011 | IR35 News

IR35 - Why it should stay<br>

Part 2 of 2: The case for keeping IR35, by freelance advisory Qdos Consulting.

Jun 21, 2010 | IR35 News

Pre-Budget Report: what freelancers can expect

For what it omits, Brown’s PBR may be less painful than freelancers anticipate.

Nov 6, 2006 | IR35 News

Brown receives small business 'wishlist'

Hundreds of thousands of small traders urge Gordon Brown to abolish IR35.

Mar 8, 2006 | IR35 News

Tory MP vows to 'champion' freelancers

Critic of IR35 joins the business-savvy frontbench of the Tory's industry team.

Dec 14, 2005 | IR35 News

IT consultant wins "stressful" IR35 case

Sally Howitt an IT Consultant and director of AbFab Ltd has been under investigation for almost 3 years and, not surprisingly, this has been a very stressful experience.

Nov 4, 2004 | IR35 News

Revenue retain IR35 rule as 'ambiguous' tax law shows small sign of let-up for freelancers

Review of small business taxation set to exclude IR35 as freelancers and businesses unite in dismay.

Jul 2, 2004 | IR35 News

Full decision of IR35 defeat at the Commissioners

We reported last week that the PCG had lost its latest round of battles with the Revenue over IR35. The case of Usetech Ltd was heard at the Special Commissioners, who have now published their full decision.

Apr 6, 2004 | IR35 News