IR35 News

Freelancers receive IR35 compliance letters

The first batch of IR35 letters under HMRC's new risk-based approach is doing the rounds.

Jun 20, 2012 | IR35 News

Freelancers' Questions: Should I send my contract to be reviewed by HMRC?

Freelancers told to be wary of the Revenue's claim 'we can help you with IR35.'

May 22, 2012 | IR35 News

Freelancers' advisors balk at IR35 business test

HMRC mauled for missing an opportunity; making a bad situation worse.

May 17, 2012 | IR35 News

New IR35 guidance unveiled by HMRC

Revenue finally publishes almost 50 pages of fresh guidance on IR35.

May 10, 2012 | IR35 News

IR35 reforms 'to be unveiled on May 7'

HMRC pencils in May bank holiday to publish new IR35 processes for freelancers.

Apr 29, 2012 | IR35 News

New IR35 guidance for freelancers is just around the corner

Only a week or few to wait until the future of IR35 is put beyond doubt.

Apr 9, 2012 | IR35 News

OTS returns to IR35 in final small business review

'New IR35 focus is more on freelancers disguising employment, less on the odd caught contract.'

Feb 29, 2012 | IR35 News

General anti-avoidance rule 'not aimed at freelancers'

Experts dismiss fears that a GAAR would target freelancers over their tax or employment status.

Feb 27, 2012 | IR35 News

Rein in anti-freelance company rhetoric, MPs told

Freelance body says stop stigmatising 'Ltd' workers, especially as the IR35 Forum is yet to conclude.

Feb 21, 2012 | IR35 News

Freelancers’ Questions: Does being a sole trader get around IR35?

'Sole traders don’t need to ask themselves if IR35 applies to each and every contract.'

Feb 19, 2012 | IR35 News

Freelancer in first 'split IR35 case'

Unprecedented ruling puts freelancers who break from specific projects in the dock.

Dec 16, 2011 | IR35 News

Freelancers’ Questions: When do IR35 reforms take effect?

Only four months to go until the Revenue readies IR35's successor, expert says.

Dec 9, 2011 | 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

What the third IR35 Forum meeting means for freelancers

Freelancing experts set to debate the IR35 status of 12 HMRC-fed scenarios.

Oct 19, 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

Freelance group attacks 'worthless' IR35

Official figures prove IR35 is unwarranted and has minimal yield – PCG.

Sep 23, 2011 | IR35 News

Lib Dems say IR35 should go, not stay

'Tax rule deserves to be shelved, and then scrapped, for failing freelancers.'

Sep 1, 2011 | IR35 News

What the second IR35 Forum minutes mean for freelancers

Employment status expert on how the taxman’s new approach to tackling fake freelancers is evolving.

Aug 25, 2011 | IR35 News

Why many IR35 contract reviews just got more worthless

Not worth the paper it’s printed on if your IR35 review ignores the working reality - Bauer & Cottrell.

Aug 12, 2011 | IR35 News

IT freelancer Primary Path wins IR35 battle

HMRC fails to make IR35 stick to another freelance consultant; in this case after a ‘trying time’ of eight years.

Jul 26, 2011 | IR35 News

How freelance business Marlen Ltd beat IR35

'IR35 win shows the sense in jotting down what makes you a contractor and not an employee.'

Jul 19, 2011 | IR35 News

Revenue loses IR35 case

Another win for the taxpayer, as HMRC falls down on mutuality and control.

Jul 18, 2011 | IR35 News

IR35 reform spells new guidance for taxmen

Freelancer tax experts fear a new approach to IR35 won't end old habits at HMRC.

Jun 30, 2011 | IR35 News

What the IR35 Forum means for freelancers

A fresh approach by HMRC, or the starting pistol for a slew of new IR35 investigations? Both, writes Kate Cottrell.

Jun 8, 2011 | IR35 News

HMRC publish IR35 Forum minutes

Customer segmentation model is best, says HMRC, yet it’s not without its challenges.

Jun 6, 2011 | IR35 News

'Genuinely in business' freelancer beats IR35 claim

Tax tribunal judges with ‘their commercial heads on’ vindicate a freelance consultant.

May 19, 2011 | IR35 News

What the new IR35 policies mean for freelancers

IR35 review expert Kate Cottrell on the future of the intractable, unchanged legislation.

May 16, 2011 | IR35 News

'Unacceptable' if Osborne ducks IR35

Chancellor said to agree that now is the right time to act on IR35.

Mar 20, 2011 | IR35 News

Freelancers' Questions: How might the IR35 rules change?

An expert's overview of the 4 recommended routes to tackling IR35.

Mar 13, 2011 | IR35 News

IR35 review to report on March 10

OTS: Freelancers will meet IR35’s successor this Thursday.

Mar 4, 2011 | IR35 News