Blog Tag Archives: IR35

Quick budget summary for Ltd Co contractors

Despite first appearances, this budget doesn’t seem as bad for Ltd Co contractors as the scaremongering press might have us believe. Sure, there are several measures targeted directly at freelancers, but the financial impact of each seems less than catastrophic, unless you’re working in the public sector of course!

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HMRC’s online IR35 assessment tool is finally here!

Whether you’re working in the public or private sector this tool will determine if your assignments fall outside of the intermediaries legislation (known as IR35). This is in beta test phase currently but HMRC has stated clearly that they will stand by the decisions given, so ensure you keep a printout!

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IR35 legislation news following House of Lords review

Following a critical House of Lords review of the IR35 legislation, they found hostility amongst contractors towards the legislation. HMRC were asked to do more to prove its worth and have responded by providing new IR35 intermediaries legislation guidance which can be downloaded here.

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New IR35 Guidance Advice

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  A little while ago, we talked about the HMRC devising a simple ‘business tax test’  for Contractors to better understand (or clarify) their correct tax status. Since their announcement, several websites have produced results based on the test to help you better ‘score’ your own limited company. We have found the most comprehensive and easy […]

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HMRC Tax Test

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HMRC announced recently that they have devised a ‘simple business test’ for Contractors to better understand (or clarify) their correct tax status, fortifying their IR35 rules to prevent ‘disguised employment’. The news has been met with considerable doubt from many Accountants, Recruiters and Lawyers who doubt the effectiveness of such a test, believing it is […]

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