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An IT consultant who won on IR35 back in 2019 is told the judge got it wrong, meaning an HMRC bill of  £240,000 is still ‘hanging over’ him. 

IR35 contractual best-practice looks like this…(but just make sure to show your client/hirer too).

Money matters, but it’s not just costs to consider as an umbrella employee paying to keep your own limited company running. 

Hopes raised that despite falling further last month, IT contractor demand has now bottomed out -- ahead of a potential April-June boom.

The number of techies set to start temp roles (like our projects pipeline), turned a corner in March 2024.

In the second leg against another football pundit, HMRC has won hands down, hoisting numerous status red flags for business and contractors to beware.

A 90% cut in the dividend allowance takes the gloss of ‘a good IR35 thing likely to have very little impact.’

When the cost of reading an email wrong is avoiding a £100 late filing penalty but not the subsequent HMRC enquiry.

Latest Guides

Must-dos for contractors when a tax inspector calls under the Intermediaries legislation.

16th April, 2024 | IR35 Reading

Resolved: the key buy-to-let query contractors eyeing an investment property are understandably asking right about now.

15th April, 2024 | Limited Companies

Whether it’s state or personal, a pensions withdrawal strategy is to be worked up while you’re still in contract work.

12th April, 2024 | Money

Trusted company closure experts SFP walk ContractorUK readers through six key stages of a Creditors’ Voluntary Liquidation (CVL).

11th April, 2024 | MVL

Definitions for the terms contractors commonly come up against in the status space.

9th April, 2024 | IR35 Reading

Where brolly contractors need to be on the lookout once the new tax year starts on Saturday.

5th April, 2024 | Umbrella Companies

Markel clears up the biggest myths, misconceptions and misunderstandings about IR35.

4th April, 2024 | Private Sector IR35 Reform

Answered: top six IR35 frequently asked questions, just as HMRC’s ‘set-off’ is upon the contractor sector.

2nd April, 2024 | Private Sector IR35 Reform

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