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Blanket assessed or banned? A new contractor campaign force is calling you to join the fight back today.

The Treasury’s ‘light-touch’ off-payroll pledge is getting a heavy amount of scrutiny.

The deadline to give peers your take on the off-payroll rules is imminent. Act now.

Are we all ready for the new IR35? Not according to HMRC’s straw poll on its latest webinar.

‘Forget any soft landing, it’s enforcement action as necessary; prepared or not.’

It’s up to contractor-taxpayers to take ‘reasonable care,’ as blaming your accountant for being late won’t wash.

Determinations like 'all caught,' 'all banned' (and the like) aren’t being made -- minister.

‘More concerning’ than the banks’ actions, is defence companies making do without ‘highly-skilled’ PSCs.

Loud off-payroll march gives even the ‘tin-earned Treasury’ no excuse to say it hasn’t been warned.

A rushed resolution to the longstanding off-payroll issue is undesirable. The softest of soft landings isn’t.

‘Third consecutive month of IT contractor demand getting deeper into negative territory warrants a delay.’

‘Go with the facts about how off-payroll reform has upended you, so forget ‘it isn’t fair’ rhetoric.’

Despite the IR35 hype, and the Taylor Review fanfare, the SDM’s demise should be quite a quiet affair.

The former head of the National Audit Office is to be summoned over a review that’s left 40,000 contractors in the cold.

Only one word of difference in the minister’s secondary answer to two different probes about IR35 reform.

Given the PM’s ‘staggering’ disclosure, the end of the winding-up tax break looks like a case of ‘when not if.’

The initial drop-off in PSC numbers is projected to be significant, but so too is their resurgence.

What contractor recruitment leaders have told the chancellor about April’s off-payroll rules.

Engagers are getting covered to defuse the ticking time-bomb of you claiming for contributions.

How Lloyds are hitting us; hiking our taxes, eroding our bottom line and squeezing the life out of our business.

Making a few quick admin and accounting moves is how nimble consultancies can fight back against the banks’ IR35 overreaching.

Aside from reassurance about historical enquiries, HMRC’s last minute-materials won’t mean much to most.

With unwieldy HMRC changes imminent, curbing how to challenge a public body looks poorly timed.

Having been on the receiving end of the courts, the PM moves to restrict how IT contractors often fight.

And other ‘injustices’ to get fresh eyes, and ideas -- to tackle promoters and ‘indifferent’ HMRC.

An 11-year low is revealed by the REC, which warns of IR35 reform coming ‘at the worst time.’

The later than expected Budget may have the IR35 reform review to blame.

A better than expected Morse Review, for you and us, is why battleplans are being drawn up, by them.

The middle ground is more palatable for the unaffected, but it doesn’t bring finality.

Almost 40,000 taxpayer-contractors will get financial relief under the Sir Amyas Morse Review.

Just what you’ve always wanted: the gift of an excuse to escape the in-laws over the festivities and file in solitude.

Risk is calling almost all the shots being fired at ‘Ltd’ suppliers. The government ought now to listen.

From HMRC defeats to knee-jerk banks, 2019 was eventful for contractors. But 2020 is set to be huge.

Four off-payroll fundamentals that PSC workers can’t afford not to broach. And in order.

Forget events prime minister, it’s timings (of IR35, the Loan Charge) that risks decimating the freelance sector.

Despite being the last major party to pledge an IR35 reform review, it’s a resounding win for Boris Johnson and his Tories.

PSCs to soon have ‘IR35 certainty,’ even if that means getting just 8 weeks’ lead time.

Word-for-word: what Labour has now put on the record about April 2020's rules.

ContractorUK readers called to join today’s demo, designed so Sajid Javid can’t say he wasn’t warned.

Whoever replaces Paul Uppal should get the SBC’s terms, remit and scope replaced too.

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