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

'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

Osborne's IR35 proposal 'open to legal challenge'

Recruiters warn of a legal fight if they have to decide the status of freelance companies.

Apr 6, 2016 | IR35 News

HMRC confirms 'IR35-specific ESI tool'

Taxman's new way to test freelancers for IR35 will be in beta by the spring.

Feb 8, 2016 | IR35 News

HMRC publishes IR35 consultation

What IR35 aspects the Revenue wants your response to by September.

Jul 19, 2015 | IR35 News

Self-employment tsar puts IR35 in his sights

David Morris MP wants to tackle the 'unnecessarily complicated' Intermediaries legislation.

Jul 8, 2015 | IR35 News

Doubts cast over IR35 confirmation letters

HMRC rejects accusations that it shifted the goalposts on confirmatory letters letters and IR35.

May 21, 2015 | 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' Questions: What now that HMRC says I’m inside IR35?

Legal expert spells out the options for a locum caught by the Intermediaries legislation.

Mar 3, 2015 | IR35 News

Freelancers' Questions: Is a single client OK and how to broach time off?

IR35 is the underlying fear of a freelance consultant needing a break from his only customer.

Feb 12, 2015 | IR35 News

Taxman's IR35 enquiry yield falls 61%

IR35 investigations last year netted a paltry £430,000 for the Revenue.

Feb 11, 2015 | IR35 News

HMRC releases IR35 Contract Review data

What the IR35 Review says about the 'slow, cumbersome and mistrusted' Contract Review Service.

Jan 14, 2015 | IR35 News

Taxman releases IR35 Helpline figures

What the IR35 Review says about the increasingly quiet HMRC phone service.

Jan 13, 2015 | IR35 News

IR35 Forum Administration Review: at-a-glance

The 32 recommendations on IR35, and which of them HMRC accepts/rejects.

Jan 8, 2015 | IR35 News

Freelancers' Questions: Can I avoid IR35 by moving sector?

Employment status expert disappoints a creative freelancer seeking a Plan B that's IR35-free.

Nov 12, 2014 | IR35 News

Taxman agrees to cancel his Business Entity Tests

'The odds were stacked against the BETs from the off, so their withdrawal is not before time.'

Oct 27, 2014 | 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

IR35 Forum-backed group wants BETs to die

Advisers say the IR35 Scenarios and Business Entity Tests should be no more.

Sep 29, 2014 | IR35 News

HMRC unveils new IR35 guidance

Fresh IR35 guidance will clarify things for some freelancers, but alarm and unsettle others.

Jul 15, 2014 | IR35 News

Assumption, not fact, is the basis of the government's IR35 response

Freelancers won't be surprised by alarming implications in the state's reply to the PSC inquiry.

Jun 18, 2014 | IR35 News

Government reply to PSC probe: industry responses

At-a-glance reactions to the government's PSC inquiry feedback.

Jun 16, 2014 | IR35 News