contractors

IR35 Reform Rolls Out to Private Contractors in April 2020

Uncertain new year ahead for UK contractors

Uncertain New Year Ahead for UK Contractors

By David Redfern 20th December 2019

The UK’s estimated 1.8 million contractors face an uncertain year in 2020 as HMRC presses on with its plans to roll out its IR35 reforms to contractors working in the private sector. With controversy still raging around its CEST tool, despite a revamp, HMRC will be passing responsibility for checking […]

IR35 ruling against BBC presenters

BBC Ruling Shows IR35 Still Lacks Clarity for Freelancers and Contractors

By David Redfern 27th September 2019

Contractors and freelancers will be weighing up the latest implications surrounding IR35 legislation as three BBC presenters are left facing a combined tax bill of nearly £1 million after a court ruling in favour of HMRC. With IR35 due to be rolled out to private sector companies in April 2020 […]

HM Treasury orders independent review into Loan Charge

Disguised Remuneration Loan Charge Review Welcomed

By David Redfern 12th September 2019

Government Announce Review into Loan Charge Levied on Tax Avoidance Schemes HM Treasury yesterday announced that it was launching an independent review into the controversial Loan Charge which was intended to tackle a particular form of tax avoidance. Impacting upon self-employed contractors across a range of industry sectors including business […]

Changes to Off Payroll Working Rules from April 2020.

What do Off-Payroll Working Rule Changes Mean for you?

By David Redfern 3rd September 2019

Will New IR35 Rules Affect You or Your Business? With HMRC releasing a raft of updated information regarding changes to the Off-Payroll Working rules, otherwise known as IR35, which are due to come into force in April 2020, businesses and contractors will be questioning what these changes will mean for […]

Reverse VAT charge for construction businesses

Reverse VAT Charge Imminent for Construction Industry

By David Redfern 15th August 2019

Introduction of New VAT Rules to Target Fraud due in October 2019 Businesses which provide construction services are urged to make themselves aware of changes to the way VAT is charged prior to the introduction of reverse VAT charging later this year. Changes to VAT charging are being introduced in […]