IR35 News

BBC talks IR35 guidance with HMRC

Giving certain roles 'safe harbour' from IR35 is signalled in the broadcaster's hush talks with the taxman.

Jun 28, 2018 | IR35 News

BBC 'paid Ltd workers £4million more during internal crackdown'

Far from moving away from them, the BBC’s payments to PSC presenters are up 25%.

Jun 12, 2018 | IR35 News

Four million ignored calls to HMRC 'to increase if IR35 changes'

IPSE: Taxman’s responsiveness will worsen should status decisions be made more difficult.

Jun 5, 2018 | IR35 News

Where HMRC's new IR35 consultation is less than honest

Five areas of the private sector IR35 reform proposal fail the (whole) truth test.

May 31, 2018 | IR35 News

More IR35 reform? HMRC's own research puts the case in tatters

Delays, increased costs and bigger workloads. And that’s the government’s own findings.

May 30, 2018 | IR35 News

Freelancers handed private sector IR35 reform consultation

Overview on the new IR35 consultation -- why it's here and what it says.

May 21, 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

BBC makes 'hardship payments' to IR35-hit presenters

Broadcaster hands cash to around 15 of its 'Ltd' freelancers hit by ‘devasting’ HMRC demands.

May 1, 2018 | IR35 News

Call to fix three IR35 reform issues before any rollout

The ICAEW reveals what needs resolving now to stop a spread of issues to the private sector.

Apr 24, 2018 | IR35 News

Freelancers' Questions: Is an annual bonus an IR35 sign I can ignore?

'Thanks, but no thanks' might be the cleanest way out of a status muddying.

Jan 22, 2018 | IR35 News

'More than just IR35 to fear at Autumn Budget'

Other anti-freelance measures, affecting take-home pay, regarded as just as likely.

Oct 29, 2017 | IR35 News

Freelance company actor faces £150,000 tax bill

BBC Hustle star says he's the victim of a cash grab -- over his employment status.

Oct 18, 2017 | IR35 News

Don't extend off-payroll rules, Hammond urged

Chancellor warned off private sector IR35 reform, as it'll leave HMRC short-changed.

Sep 25, 2017 | IR35 News

Why private sector IR35 reform isn't inevitable

Bedding in, not rolling out, is what HMRC's latest IR35 language speaks to.

Sep 5, 2017 | IR35 News

Private sector IR35 reform: waiting for the other shoe to drop

Only a matter of time until the off-payroll rules are rolled out to cover all freelance companies.

Sep 4, 2017 | IR35 News

Consultant admits IR35 legal challenge now unlikely

Campaigner concedes that the courts might not be how IR35 gets changed.

Aug 16, 2017 | IR35 News

Bid to battle IR35 smashes funding target

Freelancer hoping to take on the off-payroll rules raises over £11,000 in just three weeks.

Jul 9, 2017 | IR35 News

Freelancers' Questions: What if an outside IR35 role is found inside IR35?

Who carries the can when HMRC deems a non-caught public post to be caught.

Jul 5, 2017 | IR35 News

IR35 challenge campaign hits £10.5k target, almost

Consultant on the cusp of enough funds to wave through a legal attack on the off-payroll rules.

Jul 3, 2017 | IR35 News

IR35 challenger to draw up complaints list

Where the off-payroll rules should be fought, and why, to be itemised and assessed.

Jun 29, 2017 | IR35 News

Freelancers' Questions: Am I safe from IR35 when moonlighting?

Legal expert cautions a broadcast engineer that his client sounds more like his employer.

Apr 12, 2017 | IR35 News

The now in force IR35 changes -- Top 10 myths

Separating fact from fiction about what's now here -- IR35 reform in the public sector.

Apr 6, 2017 | IR35 News

What's still wrong with the IR35 digital tool

Eight areas where the ESS falls down and needs fixing.

Mar 29, 2017 | IR35 News

'Reasonable care' clause put into new IR35 legislation

Final set of April 6th rules outlaws clients from making blanket IR35 assessments.

Mar 22, 2017 | IR35 News

New IR35 tool lets workers test their status

Freelancers who are 'Ltd' among those now able to check their status for tax.

Mar 6, 2017 | IR35 News

What to do if you're declared inside IR35 on April 6th

Five steps that freelancers who want to fight will take if clients rule against them.

Feb 21, 2017 | IR35 News

IR35 expert backs BBC newsreader ruling

Tribunal's attention to 'what actually happened' impresses top status adviser.

Oct 12, 2016 | IR35 News

BBC presenters probed over IR35

Taxman takes on two newsreaders, to try to cast the die against droves of other PSCs.

Oct 10, 2016 | IR35 News

Government approves IR35 changes from April

Treasury lets on that Budget 2016's rewrite of IR35 in the public sector is going ahead.

Aug 4, 2016 | IR35 News

Private sector quizzed on public sector IR35 plan

Testing the water? Taxman asks companies about his IR35 proposals for organisations.

Jul 13, 2016 | IR35 News