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IR35: does recent news mean that umbrella companies should not be used?

Clearly many lawyers will be trying to work out whether the amendment to the legislation does in fact have this, possibly unintended, consequence.

Sat, 10 Oct 2020 - IR35

Umbrella companies: Lawyers pursue unlawful deductions

Lawyers are pursuing group legal action against umbrella companies that have unlawfully deducted national insurance and other contributions from contractors’ gross pay.

Sat, 10 Oct 2020 - Contractor umbrellas companies

IR35 delay hopes ‘fanciful’ warn employment experts

Employment experts have warned that hopes of a further IR35 delay are “fanciful”, despite months more of Covid lockdown measures coming.

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 - Off-Payroll (IR35) Reforms

IR35 - has COVID-19 changed the view on tax status ahead of the 2020/21 changes?

Before they restart their deferred IR35 projects, organisations should look again at whether contractors are inside or outside of IR35.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 - Off-Payroll (IR35) Reforms

This government is creating a class of zero-rights employees

Labour Business has long held the view that the off-payroll tax and the original IR35 legislation needs both review and reform.

Tue, 09 Jun 2020 - Off-Payroll (IR35) Reforms

Contractors await crucial Commons vote on 3-year IR35 / Off-Payroll delay

David Davis, a longtime critic of IR35, has tabled an amendment to the Finance Bill tomorrow

Mon, 18 May 2020 - Off-Payroll (IR35) Reforms

Government accused of pushing tax compliance policing on to business

IR35 rules demanding companies check their contractors’ HMRC status are flawed and unfair, say Lords

Mon, 27 Apr 2020 - Off-Payroll (IR35) Reforms

Creative Industry Freelancers Fear Ineligibility To U.K. Government Schemes

Freelancers in the creative industries have voiced their concerns on not being able to qualify.

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 - Other

Almost half of PAYE freelancers fear they won't be supported by government

Just two per cent of PAYE freelancers have been furloughed by the last company they worked for

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 - Other

Creative industries left out of self-employed support

Professionals using limited company structures will not qualify for coronavirus rescue package

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 - Other

Freelancers, self-employed and precarious workers left out of government's emergency package

‘The Chancellor simply doesn’t understand the hardship these workers are in,’ the Broadcasting, Entertainment, Communications and Theatre Union says

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 - Other

FCSA and APSCo comment on latest announcements from government to support workers

APSCo has welcomed the new clarity given by the Chancellor on the job retention scheme alongside the help given for the self employed.

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 - Other

New IR35 rules could hit oil and gas workers hard, MP warns - News for the Oil and Gas Sector

North-east oil and gas workers face a 25% loss of earnings if new tax rules come into effect next year, an MP has warned.

Sat, 28 Dec 2019 - IR35

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

ATT calls for clarity on off-payroll changes

ATT believes HMRC's guidance document, released late August this year, lacks detail.

Mon, 30 Sep 2019 - IR35

The Loan Charge - an explainer | Chartered Institute of Taxation

The 2019 loan charge is an anti-avoidance measure, introduced in Finance Act 2016 to address the tax loss to the Exchequer from a variety of ‘disguised remuneration’ schemes.

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 - Tax Issues

Judge accuses HMRC of making up figures to terrorise people

Tax authority ‘plucked from the air’ numbers to frighten taxpayer on incapacity benefit

Tue, 03 Sep 2019 - Tax Issues

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