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Private Sector IR35 Reform

The IR35 off payroll reforms came into force in the public sector in April 2017, and the Government is now considering whether similar rules should be applicable to the private sector.

A consultation regarding IR35 Private Sector IR35 reform was first announced in the Budget 2017, and any potential changes could affect the working practice of thousands of contractors.

The IR35 Forum members continue to meet with HMRC to raise concerns of the issues affecting the public sector, and therefore significant issues which could affect the private sector too.

For more information on IR35 private sector reform, check the latest news below.

Private Sector IR35 Reform News

Keep up to date with the latest news and developments on IR35 private sector reform here.

IT agency boss sounds business-as-usual verdict, as any changes ‘some way off.’

Tax body reveals what needs resolving now to stop a spread to the private sector.

The BBC’s man on IR35 says the Treasury will get what it wants this autumn.

Regardless of what agencies and clients put in place, changing IR35 is a non-starter for most PSCs.

Tomorrow could hear fired the starting pistol Hammond brandished in November.

Seven near certainties of IR35 reform in the private sector.

Tax staff speak (three times) of an ‘immediate need’ to fix private sector flouting of IR35.

Who said what, and what’s afoot with the off-payroll rules and IR35’s future.

Good, bad or incompatible? Contractor bosses clash over Hammond’s IR35 move.

Chancellor clears the ground to widen April's off-payroll rules, but is cheered for not bulldozing.