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Matt Fryer

Matt is a Chartered Tax Advisor with 18 years' experience of advising on tax planning and compliance. Matt has been with Brookson since 2009, having previously worked for Big 4 accountants, KPMG and PwC. Matt’s primary role is to ensure that the services provided by the Brookson Group comply with relevant legislation and regulatory requirements. Matt is also a Board member of the FCSA, the UK's leading membership body dedicated to promoting supply chain compliance for the temporary labour market.

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As the case of The Trainline two shows, HMRC remains interested in PSCs -- just forget your accountant’s old adage.

The taxman will spread his wings beyond Oil, Gas and Finance, despite the ‘soft landing.’

CEST puts it at 56%; we put it at 72%. But the chunk of not caught rules is as low as 26%. And some job ads carry no status whatsoever.

Unlikely the taxman will pick on engagers recanting, but likely he’ll prioritise ‘reasonable care.’

9th November, 2020 | Private Sector IR35 Reform

Ten things not all contractors know about how the intermediaries legislation is changing.

11th September, 2020 | Private Sector IR35 Reform

IR35 confusion is unifying both umbrellas and PSCs as to who’s responsible, liable and the deducting party. Time to clarify.

29th July, 2020 | Private Sector IR35 Reform

Forget COVID, it’s actually IR35 that will cause PSCs severe (administrative) headaches.