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Analysis of HMRC’s Employment Status Service shows that it can’t be trusted and that it may even be facilitating tax avoidance. Find out how.

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Test contractors for IR35 or risk litigation: IPSE’s warning to public sector clients

Public sector clients who don’t take necessary measures to assess contractors for IR35 could risk litigation, warns IPSE chief executive Chris Bryce.

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Public sector IR35 reforms: Agency/client cooperation key to overcoming hurdles

Agencies and clients need to work together to ensure IR35 compliance, but FCSA CEO Julia Kermode warns of further threats to the supply chain.

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Public sector contractors: How to calculate your new rate if IR35 applies

The public sector IR35 reforms mean many clients will only engage contractors inside IR35. Find out how much to increase your rate if IR35 applies.

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HMRC ESS tool has no legal authority, says IR35 legal expert

HMRC’s ESS tool isn’t legally binding and doesn’t meet the ‘reasonable care’ requirements established by law, warns Martyn Valentine of The Law Place.


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