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Off-Payroll (IR35) Reforms: Page 1

Contractors assessed ‘inside IR35’ could claim rights under AWR, says lawyer
Contractors subject to blanket ‘inside IR35’ assessments have a strong case for rights under the Agency Workers Regulations, says Martyn Valentine.

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Self-employed face effective double taxation under Off-Payroll Tax
Thousands of contractors funding employment costs under the Off-Payroll Tax can claim back monies owed, explains tax barrister Alexander Wilson.

IR35 BREAKING NEWS: Government announces 12-month Off-Payroll delay
Government has announced a shock 12-month delay to the private sector rollout of the Off-Payroll legislation in response to the Covid-19 outbreak.

Off-Payroll Tax: Lords appear dumbfounded after HMRC witness evidence
House of Lords members appeared dumbfounded as HMRC and Treasury representatives provided unconvincing evidence during the latest committee hearing.

UK defence sector hit hard by Off-Payroll Tax
The UK’s defence sector is suffering a drastic fallout from the Off-Payroll Tax, impacting critical projects designed to protect the UK public.

Conduct Regulations pose Off-Payroll compliance challenges for agencies
Agencies making contract offers conditional on contractors working via an umbrella company are likely in breach of the Conduct Regulations.

Budget 2020: Off-Payroll Tax to go ahead, signals Chancellor
The Off-Payroll Tax will be extended to the private sector on 6 April 2020, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced during this afternoon’s Budget.

No evidence justifying Off-Payroll reform, Lords told by experts
The Off-Payroll Tax’s impact on vulnerable workers and HMRC’s failure to justify the proposed changes came under fire in the House of Lords yesterday.

Maternity rights to be stripped from self-employed women under new Conservative law
Ten’s of thousands of female self-employed professionals will have little to celebrate on International Women’s Day this Sunday.

Rife Off-Payroll non-compliance killing flexible workforce, our survey reveals
The UK’s flexible workforce is being decimated by Off-Payroll non-compliance, a new survey of over 12,000 contractors by ContractorCalculator reveals.

Off-Payroll failures highlighted again at Lords inquiry
The Off-Payroll legislation’s fundamental failings were addressed at the latest House of Lords Finance Bill Sub-Committee hearing.

Disappointing Off-Payroll review “reeks of denial” by the Treasury
The Treasury’s Off-Payroll review has been published, reiterating plans to rollout the staunchly opposed legislation to the private sector this April.

Strong calls for delay or abandonment of Off-Payroll Tax during Lords inquiry
Contracting and industry experts have called for an abandonment of the Off-Payroll Tax during a House of Lords Finance Bill Sub-Committee hearing.

Limited company ‘inside IR35’ v umbrella PAYE – advantages and disadvantages
Contractors working ‘inside IR35’ following the implementation of the Off-Payroll legislation need to consider their preferred operating model.

Off-Payroll: Statutory tax amnesty is essential to stem chaos
Government must legislate to prevent HMRC from using the Off-Payroll Tax to identify contractors for investigation or risk a labour market crisis.

Off-Payroll: Tories facing crisis with tax reforms set to decimate flexible workforce
Government risks a labour market crisis as more than half of contractors plan to leave projects in response to Off-Payroll, a new survey reveals.

Lords committee invites contributions to inquiry into Off-Payroll Tax
Affected parties are encouraged to contribute to a House of Lords Finance Bill Sub-Committee into the damaging Off-Payroll Tax.

Off-Payroll: Bank faces contractor exodus following limited company blanket ban
Off-Payroll rules result in a limited company ban that leaves a major bank facing a contractor walkout and significant damage to its projects.

Off-Payroll Tax to go ahead in April 2020 despite review, announces Treasury
Government has launched a review of the Off-Payroll legislation yet still intends to extend the rules to the private sector in April 2020.

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.

Off-Payroll audit guide: How to manage your contractor workforce
How contractor clients manage their contingent workforce will have a crucial bearing on company performance in the wake of the Off-Payroll rules.

Off-Payroll audit guide: Why client and agency cooperation is key to compliance
Clients and recruitment partners need to work together to achieve compliance and avoid the financial and criminal risks posed by Off-Payroll.

Off-Payroll audit guide: How to engage contractors after April 2020
The Off-Payroll rules impose a host of factors for clients to consider when selecting a contractor engagement model. Find out the best option for you.

Off-Payroll audit guide: How to use assessments to identify working practice pitfalls
Find out how contractor clients can harness IR35 assessments to mitigate IR35 risk by identifying and addressing common working practice pitfalls.

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