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Danny Batey

Danny Batey’s career in tax began 25 years ago with the Contributions Agency and then with Employer Compliance at HMRC before moving into private practice. For the last 20 years, he has been a senior consultant within two leading status consultancies. Danny’s specialism is defending clients in HMRC IR35 off-payroll and tax status disputes; he has defended hundreds of contractors without losing a case.

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Replies to MPs not according with the status struggles we see day-to-day is proof that the taxman no longer lives in the real world.

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

Hunt can spare the overburdened tax tribunals a job on Wednesday. If not, he’ll just add to the off-payroll problems storing up for the future.

Successfully denying ‘personal service’ to HMRC is about much more than just having a substitution clause.

7th February, 2023 | IR35

Next week’s Autumn Budget could add another twist or turn to the Intermediaries legislation’s already bumpy journey.

9th November, 2022 | IR35

Explainer for contractors on not being caught by the Intermediaries legislation.

4th November, 2022 | IR35

A refresher on what being caught by the Intermediaries legislation (or the off-payroll rules), really means.

31st October, 2022 | IR35

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