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Stay up to date with the latest news stories featuring Brookson Legal as we share our thoughts and advice on the upcoming changes to IR35 in the Private Sector.

News | MSN

‘I feel persecuted’: Self-employed workers abandon sector to avoid IR35 tax reforms

7th Oct

IR35 tax legislation has hit the self-employed and contractor industry hard since the rules were updated in April and according to new research from Simply Business, the majority of affected workers are planning to leave the sector.

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News | Financial Times

What can we learn from public sector IR35 tax bills?

29th Sep

Aseries of high-profile tax payments from government departments this summer has highlighted that the transition to IR35 compliance is far from over for the public sector, despite new responsibilities for managing off-payroll contractors being introduced back in 2017.

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News | Contractor UK

IR35 experts clash over PGMOL rehearing verdict

27th Sep

Disagreement about it from a range of IR35 and status experts who usually agree with each other is one of the few certainties emerging from the ‘PGMOL rehearing verdict.’

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News | Personnel Today

Government department pays £87.9m to HMRC for IR35 failings

26th Jul

A UK government department has had to pay £87.9m to the tax authorities because of incorrect assessments of the IR35 status of contractors, despite using the HMRC’s online checker tool to ensure its decisions were correct.

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News | Energy Voice

Treasury ‘committed’ to April IR35 changes despite election and delayed budget

4th Nov

The Treasury has said it “remains committed” to changes to contractor pay rules by April, despite a delayed budget and the upcoming general election.

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News | Contractor UK

Contractors ‘shouldn’t mistake a Budget delay for an IR35 reform delay’

28th Oct

Contractors are being cautioned that the chancellor’s snap decision on Friday to cancel Budget 2019 does not dictate a delay, much less a cancellation, to April 2020’s IR35 rules.

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News | HR Review

The budget delay can lead to more IR35 ‘uncertainty’

28th Oct

The budget which was announced to fall on the 6th of November has now been delayed which could have a negative effect and cause more “uncertainty” surrounding IR35.

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News | HR Review

All ‘big four banks’ in UK put a stop to contractors due to IR35

25th Oct

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has become the latest large bank to place a ban on the use of contractors which means, now all “big four banks” in the UK have reacted to the run up to IR35 in the same way

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