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HMRC must end the witch-hunt and scrap the worst tax law of all time

Freelancers are suffering for no benefit to themselves or the taxman

Mon, 01 Aug 2022 - IR35

Absurd tax rules must be scrapped before HMRC claims any more victims

Presenter Kaye Adams has been caught in an increasingly expensive legal merry-go-round

Tue, 17 May 2022 - IR35

IR35: fundamental problems remain, says ICAEW

Tax Faculty recommends restricting or removing fiscal incentives to arbitrage employment status.

Tue, 17 May 2022 - IR35

Contractors in UK can escape tax if new hiring rules are misapplied

HMRC admits that freelancers are eligible to reclaim all tax paid under IR35 regime if hirers misclassify them

Tue, 22 Mar 2022 - Off-Payroll (IR35) Reforms

IR35 private sector reforms one year on

IT contractors set out how the changes have affected their ability to find work in the UK

Tue, 15 Mar 2022 - Off-Payroll (IR35) Reforms

IR35 reforms: HMRC slammed for ‘over-collecting tax’ from non-compliant public sector bodies

Contractors working for public sector bodies that have fallen foul of the IR35 rules could be entitled to a pay-out from HMRC.

Thu, 10 Feb 2022 - Off-Payroll (IR35) Reforms

ICAEW: Investigation into the implementation of IR35 tax reforms

National Audit Office releases report on lessons from the implementation of the 2017 reforms to tax rules for off-payroll working in the public sector.

Thu, 10 Feb 2022 - Off-Payroll (IR35) Reforms

Long-term effects of the Off-Payroll working rules reform for public sector organisations

The Economic Affairs’ Finance Bill Sub-Committee has written to the Government, listing the Sub-Committee’s main findings and conclusions on off-payroll working.

Thu, 10 Feb 2022 - Off-Payroll (IR35) Reforms

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

DWP hit with £87.9m tax bill by HMRC over 'historic' IR35 status errors

DWP uses CEST for determinations and gets hit for £87m in extra tax.

Fri, 23 Jul 2021 - Off-Payroll (IR35) Reforms

How serious is the shortage of HGV drivers? IR35 Issues?

There have been tax changes making it more expensive for drivers from elsewhere in Europe to work or be employed here.

Wed, 14 Jul 2021 - Off-Payroll (IR35) Reforms

HMRC denies misleading MPs over tax avoidance by its contractors

Commons report claimed tax agency put its reputation ‘ahead of telling the truth’ about loan arrangement schemes

Wed, 17 Feb 2021 - Off-Payroll (IR35) Reforms

Mind the ‘IR35 bogeyman’

Agencies have nothing to fear.

Tue, 02 Feb 2021 - Off-Payroll (IR35) Reforms

Zurich Insurance under fire over contractor blanket ban

Decision raises eyebrows given the firms insures off-payroll workers against IR35-related investigations.

Mon, 01 Feb 2021 - Off-Payroll (IR35) Reforms

HMRC must take tough action against loan scheme promoters, says House of Lords committee

HMRC must place a priority on taking tough action against a “hard core” of tax avoidance scheme promoters

Mon, 04 Jan 2021 - Loan Charge

Loan Charge APPG launches mini-inquiry into How Contracting Should Work

The purpose of the inquiry is to examine how contracting and freelance working, an important model of working, should operate, be remunerated and taxed fairly and appropriately and to avoid tax avoidance schemes being promoted/used or actually existing at all.

Tue, 08 Dec 2020 - Off-Payroll (IR35) Reforms

IPSE calls for Freelance Commissioner 'to champion a sector in crisis'

For Small Business Saturday the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed (IPSE) has written a joint letter to the Chancellor.

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - Other

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