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The dust settling on the chancellor’s Green Book is far from pacifying its many critics, including two political IR35 heavyweights.

Concern raised for NHS workers and other ‘average earners’ who used CML, given that HMRC tends to chase individuals, not brollies.

Wider grounds than potentially unauthorised deductions of employer NICs should be considered if taking a brolly to tribunal.

Advisers say a ‘humiliating’ final settlement for the food department that fudged contractor status should ‘mortify’ the taxman and Treasury.

Sombre and powerful, a vigil-turned-protest outside HMRC’s office is further pressure on a chancellor being asked for answers -- by 55 advisers and 80 MPs.

Clean-up efforts look underway, with agencies, government and a charity responding to the payroll sector’s ‘not great’ goings-on.

It’s wild; hysterical and panic-inducing – and that’s only the coverage. Fortunately for contractors, the likelihood is just a reversion of the property market to 2021.

For being more limited than limited companies feared, Hunt’s CGT reforms are a bit of a let-off for small, entrepreneurial businesses.

Latest Guides

Hiscox explains what run-off cover is for PII and why contractors might need it. 

2nd December, 2022 | Insurance

Lengthy and complex it may be, but the MSC legislation is also clear and exacting. Contractors must be duly diligent.

2nd December, 2022 | MSC Main

It may be your own business, but Companies House could end up naming it. And that’s even if you did your new director duty of pledging you’ll do no wrong.

1st December, 2022 | Limited Companies

Rate, deductions, conversation, and IR35. And possibly explorable in that order -- if you want to avoid nasty surprises as an umbrella employee.

30th November, 2022 | Umbrella Companies

The odds of landing an outside IR35 determination are stacked against contractors, even if it is about more than just Chapter 10’s uneven penalty provision.

29th November, 2022 | IR35

Unfortunately the limited company workload isn’t going to lighten. But this non-negotiable ‘reform’ might have the odd upside.

23rd November, 2022 | Limited Companies

What a tax lawyer says umbrella and limited company contractors should know about Jeremy Hunt’s Green Book.

17th November, 2022 | Money

An understanding of both tax residency and IR35 is required to realise when international contractual chains are caught.

16th November, 2022 | IR35

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