contract IR35 status review

IR35 – what should contractors look out for in their contract?

So you’ve secured a contract…great! But before you agree to take on any project, there are some points you should consider before signing on the dotted line. Particularly with the clampdown on IR35, every contract you are given should be read carefully to evaluate your IR35 status. Since IR35 is such a complex legislation, the…

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Off-Payroll Working in the Public Sector – HMRC Update

Last Friday (3 February), HMRC published further guidance regarding off-payroll working in the public sector from 6 April. The update provided clarification that the responsibility of determining the IR35 status of a Personal Service Company (PSC) worker would lie solely with the hiring Public Authority. If the Public Authority determines the PSC worker to be inside…

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Travel for London takes aim at PSC contractors

HMRC’s IR35 reform is putting pressure on a multitude of public sector companies including Travel for London. TfL has been the first to react to the Public Sector reform by implementing a complete ban on contractors working through their own limited company. They decided to tackle the issue of non-compliancy by sending out a memo…