Contractor Calculator Newsletter, Aug 2018: CEST doesn't provide certainty or reasonable care, says ex-HMRC inspector
Welcome to the Aug 2018 edition of our Newsletter. We have now concluded our near 18-month investigation into HMRC's CEST tool. A whitepaper "CEST - not fit for purpose" can be downloaded from ContractorCalculator. On 10th August it is the last day of the IR35 consultation period - so please make your voice heard. HMRC loses the majority of it's IR35 status cases in court and their tool gives the wrong answers - so how are they going to train 5.7m businesses to do IR35 assessments?
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