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IR35 News

From April 6th 2017, IR35 status for Public Sector Contracting will be determined by the client, not the contractor.

For more information on these upcoming changes visit Public Sector Contracting. You can also have a look at what the contractors and industry experts are saying about it in our Public Sector IR35 Forum.

If you are unsure of your IR35 status you can get an IR35 contract review. You can also cover your tax and IR35 risks with IR35 insurance.

There is further IR35 information below.

Almost all contractors fear walking out before April will hurt taxpayer-funded bodies.

Budget 2017 fears compel the first commercial outfit to begin banishing 'Ltd' workers.

'Courts have already ruled against the flawed approach that HMRC is still evolving.'

Another expert says PSCs with commercial clients could be brought into scope on Wednesday.

Check your status for tax, invites HMRC, opening the ESS -- in all but name.

Fee-payers must decide PSCs’ status before using the later than promised ESS.

Local government leaders team up to push IR35 reforms back until October.

Cautious chancellor unlikely to move off-payroll rule liability, but a 'duty of care' is feasible.

Off-payroll techies at Guy's & St Thomas' say a £16.5m project will grind to a halt when they quit.

Latest stance on the off-payroll rules is released, just as the tool to bed them in isn't.

1,700 'Ltd' workers to leave the government sector within the next seven weeks.

Off-payroll rules seen as a springboard for HMRC to investigate contracts before April.

'Aggressive tree-shaking' exercise at DE&S, as PSCs are told to comply (somehow) or get out.

Personal service companies facing April’s IR35 changes are among those handed an official guide.

More than 16,000 people are objecting to the IR35 changes in the public sector.

IPSE tells contractors how to avoid IR35 reform affecting Q1 take-home pay.

City transport body bars 'Ltd' workers, as it moves to 'do its duty' and protect itself.

Join Orange Genie for the lowdown on IR35 changes in the public sector.

Draft IR35 legislation puts the new liability on end-users, not agencies.

Naïve; disingenuous and heading for a fiasco -- say the taxman’s own status advisers.

Government's 18,000-strong IT contractor workforce to be cut in half from April – IPSE.

Heated meeting between tax and agency staff boils over into accusations, rebukes and denials.

'Accept being taxed like an employee or quit and see the taxman'-- UKHO memo.

Tribunal's attention to 'what actually happened' impresses top status adviser.

Taxman takes on two newsreaders to try to cast the die against droves of other PSCs.

Axe antiquated 'SDC' test and forget about shifting IR35's liability, says ARC.

Fixed-term roles to also be refused by PSCs, who will ‘starve’ public sector of skills.

Tax simplification unit attacks 'unnecessarily complex' IR35 reform plan.

Exodus of contractors expected to hit PSCs, agents and public sector services.

HR managers warn the IR35 changes will cost money and talent.

Treasury says Budget 2016's rewrite of IR35 for the public sector will go ahead.

Testing the water? Taxman quizzes companies about his IR35 plan for organisations.

Deloitte calculates £70k+ PSC contractors to soon be taking home the low sixties.

Business body joins accountants and contractors in objecting to IR35 reforms.

Warning to HMRC that reform will result in 'inside IR35' declarations for all contractors.

Plans to reform public PSC contracting disappoint IPSE, FCSA and Qdos.

A digital tool and 'truncated IR35' tout certainty – and not just for the public sector.

Jeanette, Dean and Asif are the latest taxpayers the Revenue hopes you relate to.

Legislative gaffe means brollies must now test for IR35, not SDC, to gauge expenses' relief.

FCSA says its seminar attendees were fed an unproven finding.

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