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    23rd August 2019, 14:41
    I'm also going to point out here (and perhaps in other threads), that I'm not trying to be difficult or pedantic or to fight HMRC's corner. Tax...
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    23rd August 2019, 14:32
    You need to be careful with that. If a case went to Employment Tribunal, would a Judge there place any weight on a guidance note from the tax...
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    23rd August 2019, 14:02
    webberg replied to a thread New "guidance" in IR35 Reform
    Quote Originally Posted by webberg View Post Them's bold statements. To follow your logic, a self employed (sole trader presumably) is outside...
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    23rd August 2019, 13:36
    webberg replied to a thread New "guidance" in IR35 Reform
    I'm sure that Mr Bluesharp can answer for him/herself.
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    23rd August 2019, 13:13
    webberg replied to a thread New "guidance" in IR35 Reform
    Them's bold statements. To follow your logic, a self employed (sole trader presumably) is outside IR35 because there is no intermediary? An...
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    22nd August 2019, 16:34
    Not at all. Most have a mix of open and closed years. If the situation works out as HMRC expect, open years will be settled or agreed by a...
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    22nd August 2019, 16:01
    webberg started a thread New "guidance" in IR35 Reform
    April 2020 changes to off-payroll working for clients - GOV.UK Not very helpful.
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    22nd August 2019, 13:55
    And what happens if the LC is £100k but settlement would £80k?
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    22nd August 2019, 09:07
    Yes there is but don't forget that real life happens and it may not always be just you three and you will be subject to the slings and arrows of...
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    22nd August 2019, 08:25
    I'm also going to add a bit of a disclaimer and provoke a few thoughts. This is something we have been looking at for perhaps 18 months now. ...
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    22nd August 2019, 07:59
    A lot of the practical issues raised by Mr NorthernladUK are valid. Setting up a company of 5 equals on day one is easy. You all take 20% of the...
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    22nd August 2019, 07:16
    You are correct that once an enquiry is open it can remain open indefinitely. There is however a process under which you can ask HMRC to close the...
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    21st August 2019, 16:08
    webberg replied to a thread HMRC dirt tricks in IR35 Reform
    Can we please - please - please stop the name calling and playground antics. It matters not who "started it". It matters not who has skill in...
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    21st August 2019, 16:03
    Clearly I don't. Clearly all I know is what the legislation says. If you can point me at any public statement or material that says I am wrong,...
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    21st August 2019, 14:46
    webberg replied to a thread HMRC dirt tricks in IR35 Reform
    Really? Do we have to do all of this again on yet another thread, spoiling it for everybody? Can we not ALL grow up and leave playground jibes...
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    21st August 2019, 13:11
    I've not forgotten this thread and will catch up soon. Unfortunately had a series of quite distressing client interviews yesterday which got to me...
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    21st August 2019, 12:55
    No. The loan charge is not something to do "instead" of settling. If you pay the loan charge, you MUST still agree the open years.
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    20th August 2019, 14:15
    re the final point. Paying the loan charge is NOT settling. If you have years still under enquiry, you will have to agree those at some point...
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    20th August 2019, 09:29
    I mentioned above that there is no correlation between lack of employee benefits and higher compensation, or that such a link may be false thinking....
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    20th August 2019, 09:13
    There have certainly been cases exploring the boundary between employed and self employed and some of these go back to the late 1800's. All of...
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    20th August 2019, 09:10
    And I'm sure those commentators have their own reasons for making up a reason the end client/intermediary settled. Regardless of those reasons and...
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    20th August 2019, 07:58
    I don't understand this. A FTT hearing requires HMRC and the taxpayer to have opposing views. That is a function of how our legal system works and...
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    20th August 2019, 07:50
    There was no Winchester case. My understanding is that the lady at the centre of it, was prepared to go to an employment tribunal in order to...
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    20th August 2019, 07:25
    I would agree with the first sentence. Not the second. MOO remains an important element of the equation but as with all other elements in this...
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    19th August 2019, 16:21
    I need to correct the above. There is no such thing as "employed for tax purposes". Tax law says that if you are an employee you are in receipt...
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    19th August 2019, 15:32
    On a different thread we have been discussing the link (or not) between paying tax at the same rate as an employee and having the same benefits as an...
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    19th August 2019, 15:22
    I'm not as prescient as you unfortunately and need to rely upon what I'm told by those who have some knowledge of the situation. I've found that...
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    19th August 2019, 14:44
    To the surprise of nobody at all, the 31st August deadline has been quietly dropped. See page 6 of this...
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    19th August 2019, 14:29
    Because I am not a member of IPSE. We have made a number of approaches to them, seeking to work together on some matters. Given that we are very...
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    19th August 2019, 14:23
    I've made a couple of observations above. Perhaps this needs a different thread?
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