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Tax tribunal dismisses IR35 appeal for Little Piece of Paradise

Ex Sky TV presenter Dave Clark fails to appeal HMRC determinations and notices relating to arrangements entered into between Little Piece of Paradise Limited and Sky TV.


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The House of Lords Finance Bill Sub-Committee has an inquiry on the Off-payroll rules and needs evidence.

|Off-Payroll (IR35) Reforms

Prove your contract is outside IR35 by collecting key evidence

Contractors generate evidence about it every day and by filing it they could halt an HMRC review at the outset.


What triggers an HMRC IR35 investigation?

Contractors will find that a range of factors could trigger an investigation, and the days of a random inspection are long gone.

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Is it time for re-Morse to prevent more Loan Charge victims?

An open letter to Sir Amyas Morse by the campaign group contains new evidence, urging him to immediately back a call for a fair resolution of the Loan Charge.

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Contracting and late payment: correct legal procedure when invoices remain unpaid

Contractors seeking payment from clients and agencies for unpaid and overdue invoices must follow the correct process if they are to be successful.


Relevant Life insurance plans - 10 key facts for contractors

Your company can pay for your life insurance, saving you thousands in tax relief on all the premiums. Switching is easy. Here's how.

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Government should reform IR35 because rules are riddled with unfairness, says leading figure in House of Lords

Lord Bridges of Headley made the comments as the House of Lords Finance Bill Sub-Committee invited contributions to its new inquiry.

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 - Off-Payroll (IR35) Reforms

A third of contractors driven out of self-employment by IR35 changes

New research by IPSE (the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed) shows that over a third of contractors (35%) have left self-employment since the changes to IR35.

Fri, 22 Oct 2021 - Off-Payroll (IR35) Reforms

How IR35 tax changes fuelled the lorry driver crisis

European drivers have all gone back home because of this.

Mon, 11 Oct 2021 - Off-Payroll (IR35) Reforms

Mis-selling victims are being pushed to bankruptcy and suicide

A campaigning group is calling on Labour Party leader Sir Keir Starmer to demand the Government finds a “fair resolution” to a policy which critics believe could lead to bankruptcies and suicides.

Mon, 16 Aug 2021 - Loan Charge

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Accounting Web

IR35: Paradise lost

Sky TV presenter Dave Clark has lost his appeal against HMRC determinations totalling £281,084, for tax and NIC due from his company under the IR35 rules.

FT Adviser

Former Sky Sports presenter handed £281k IR35 bill

Former Sky Sports TV presenter Dave Clark has lost his IR35 appeal against HM Revenue and Customs, which will see him handed a £281,000 tax bill.

The Times

Ex-darts presenter Dave Clark landed with £281,000 tax bill

A sports presenter who is seriously ill with Parkinson’s disease was given a £281,000 bill after becoming the latest victim of a tax clampdown.

The Register

IPSE: More than a third of freelancers have quit contracting since IR35 reforms

Research just out has found that more than a third (35 per cent) of contractors in the UK have become permanent employees, retired, shifted to work overseas or are "simply not working" since IR35 tax legislation was revised earlier this year.

Computer Weekly

IR35 reforms: HMRC confirms compliance checks under way in financial services, oil and gas sectors

Less than six months after the roll-out of the IR35 reforms to the private sector, HMRC has confirmed it has started writing letters to companies requesting details of their compliance procedures.

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