IR35 News

Freelancers' Questions: Does being bound to the client site affect IR35?

Not being controlled on location can help make your contract more IR35-friendly.

May 6, 2014 | IR35 News

IR35 being scrapped or shelved? Don't hold your breath

Why the PSC Committee's report is an unhelpful medley of 'ifs' and 'buts.'

Apr 13, 2014 | IR35 News

PSC Committee: the 16 recommendations

What the Lords inquiry into freelance companies recommends and why.

Apr 9, 2014 | IR35 News

Lords 'slap HMRC in the face' over IR35 and PSCs

The PSC Committee's report is scathing about the taxman, not freelancers.

Apr 7, 2014 | IR35 News

HMRC official 'undersold Lords on IR35 by £75m'

PSC inquiry was told by the taxman that IR35 is less effective than it actually is.

Jan 13, 2014 | IR35 News

Scrapping IR35 'would save freelance companies £843 a year'

Lords given evidence on why IR35 should be suspended or scrapped.

Dec 19, 2013 | 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

IR35 investigations surge to seven-year high

HMRC enquiries into personal service companies are up four-fold on 2011-12.

Nov 27, 2013 | IR35 News

BBC freelancers to sit ‘control’ test amid tax concerns

Corporation wields the axe over 'controlled' freelancers who refuse to join its payroll.

Nov 10, 2013 | IR35 News

Freelancers' Questions: Are my client's requests a red flag under IR35?

Expert warns against the client company's meeting, team-building and manual.

Nov 7, 2013 | IR35 News

August IR35 Forum – Are changes afoot for freelancers?

Forum member Kate Cottrell says a shake-up to IR35 processes could be incoming.

Oct 17, 2013 | IR35 News

HMRC deploys a fourth IR35 specialist team

IR35 Forum minutes reveal another crack unit is targeting employment status.

Jun 10, 2013 | IR35 News

Legal firm defiant over alert about IR35 advice

Lawyer under fire from ex-tax inspectors over a 'misleading' warning sticks to his guns.

May 12, 2013 | IR35 News

Why employment status experts are still best for IR35 aid

Freelancers may think the status of IR35 advice from tax advisers has changed, but it hasn’t.

Apr 24, 2013 | IR35 News

When advice to avoid IR35 is no longer sacrosanct

IR35 advice from accountants and insurers isn't safe from HMRC's prying eyes.

Apr 22, 2013 | IR35 News

HMRC unveils IR35 guidance for 'office-holder' freelancers

Taxman's guidance slammed as disappointing, as the 'IR35 fog' remains.

Apr 3, 2013 | IR35 News

HMRC set to unveil new IR35 guidance

Just five days before Budget 2013, HMRC says new IR35 guidance is incoming.

Mar 14, 2013 | IR35 News

What January's IR35 Forum means for freelancers

Messy, unresolved issues and HMRC's unwillingness to give IR35 suspects longer to respond.

Feb 20, 2013 | IR35 News

HMRC on track to hit IR35 investigations target

January's IR35 Forum minutes say three crack teams can claim 'good progress'.

Feb 17, 2013 | IR35 News

New IR35 rule 'could catch many freelancers'

Government told to come clean about a potentially significant extension to IR35.

Feb 10, 2013 | IR35 News

Onus on the taxman to define 'office holder' for IR35

Freelance company owners won't be certain of their IR35 position unless HMRC speaks up.

Jan 16, 2013 | IR35 News

Freelancers' Questions: Is client's New Year party a red flag under IR35?

Joining client staff at the annual party won’t turn you into a disguised employee.

Jan 4, 2013 | IR35 News

Government unveils new clause to strengthen IR35

Officials push to amend IR35, hoping it catches freelancers who are office-holders.

Dec 12, 2012 | 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

Risk of unwitting IR35 victims 'on the increase'

Recruiters and clients criticised for forcing ordinary workers into limited companies.

Nov 20, 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

IR35 is still a logistical nightmare for HMRC

The rewriting of a question the taxman doesn't even need to ask just won't cut it.

Aug 31, 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

IR35 experts clash over new service company question

Bizarre or a vast improvement? Merging P35's question six puts IR35 experts at odds.

Aug 16, 2012 | IR35 News

How to deal with an IR35 letter

Freelance UK's exclusvie guide for freelance consultants asked to respond to the Revenue.

Jul 8, 2012 | IR35 News