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HMRC pulls wool over NAO’s eyes during CEST enquiry

HMRC has responded to the NAO’s CEST enquiry with familiar standard responses, reinforcing the urgent need for a comprehensive IR35 review.


OFF-PAYROLL / IR35: How to combat an unfair CEST determination

Are you being unfairly treated due to a CEST determination? Here's how to combat unfair CEST


BREAKING NEWS: Labour commit to scrapping April 2020 Off-Payroll rules rollout

Labour plans to prevent an April 2020 rollout of the “inappropriate” and “unfair” Off-Payroll rules, party member Rebecca Long-Bailey has claimed.


Off-Payroll audit guide: How to create an effective and accurate compliance strategy

Off-Payroll compliance is perfectly manageable when clients and their recruitment partners have an effective and accurate compliance strategy.


Off-Payroll audit guide: How to avoid compliance complacency

Off-Payroll compliance doesn’t end with the contractor’s status determination. Find out how to avoid the potential pain of compliance complacency.


Off-Payroll audit guide: How to accurately assess status without IR35 expertise

The Off-Payroll rules require accurate IR35 assessments demonstrating ‘reasonable care’. Find out how to achieve this without becoming an IR35 expert.


Lib Dems pledge to review IR35 and abandon Loan Charge

A review of the Off-Payroll rules and a repeal of the controversial Loan Charge are amongst the manifesto pledges made by the Liberal Democrats.


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Sajid Javid announces Conservatives will review IR35 in 2020

In a potential breakthrough for the Stop The Off-Payroll Tax campaign, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid, has announced that they will review the controversial IR35 legislation

Sat, 30 Nov 2019 - IR35

Business urges delay to tax changes affecting temporary workers

Research shows many businesses are underprepared as April deadline looms.

Wed, 30 Oct 2019 - IR35

These Men Killed Themselves After The Government Hit Them With Historic Tax Demands

"The loan charge took my brother’s life — he was a father, a son, an uncle, a partner: It has essentially destroyed our family."

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 - Tax Issues

HMRC reports itself to watchdog over 4 tax suicides

Treasury sharply criticised by MPs for pursuit of loan charge cases

Tue, 01 Oct 2019 - IR35

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New government faces calls to urgently deliver on pre-election pledge to review IR35 reforms

The Conservative government must urgently make good on its pre-election promise to review the IR35 tax avoidance reforms to allay suspicions that its late-in-the-day pledge was simply a ruse to win the contractor vote.

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Calls are being made for the Prime Minister to keep his various promises including a review of IR35.


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Industry experts will hold the PM to account on a number of his promises.

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Contractor organisations are insisting the Tory government sticks to promises to revisit IR35 reforms as it emerges that GlaxoSmithKline is ordering contractors to switch to pay as you earn tax arrangements or leave the company.

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