HMRC Launch Review of the Controversial Private Sector IR35 Proposals The government has announced a review of the implementation of the controversial private sector IR35 provisions. The review will look at the implementation of the proposals and will… “gather evidence from effected individuals and businesses to ensure smooth implementation  …  and will 
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Labour to scrap IR35 reform… but should we un-pop the Champagne corks? Well, well, well… Interested to note on a post from Contractor UK that the Labour Party’s Bill Esterson seems to have indicated at a recent contractor event that April’s IR35 reform in the private sector would at least 
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It won’t have escaped anyone’s attention that we’re about to enter a prolonged period of uncertainty about Britain’s place in Europe. However, recent days have not simply seen debate about what the latest ‘flex-tension’ granted by the European Union may do for chances of a Brexit taking place or not. 
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IR35 ARTICLE – PANNONE CORPORATE – OCTOBER 2019 This is an updated and extended version of an article which initially appeared  in a Pannone Corporate newsletter. It takes account of responses made by both the Law Society and the Association of Tax Technicians to HMRC’s Further Consultation on the off 
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Off-Payroll Reverse & the BBC… Is IR35 progress is now static? It doesn’t seem that long ago that the BBC found itself in a unique position, enjoying the trust of both the authorities and the watching or listening public. Even the light-hearted reference to the Corporation as ‘Aunt Beeb’ wasn’t 
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IR35 GSK: HMRC prescribes bad medicine to off-payroll workers   The rain showers are now more frequent, the tans are starting to fade and both children and adults alike are becoming even more fidgety than normal.   Add that all up and it means that we’re just about at the 
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Draft Finance Bill 2019/20: New rules for off-payroll working in the private sector from April 2020 The Government published draft clauses to be included in the Finance Bill 2019/20, together with related consultations and response documents, on 11 July. The key announcements include rules for off-payroll working in the private 
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IR35: HMRC presses on with changes  Introduction HMRC has confirmed in Finance Bill 2019/20 that the IR35 changes scheduled to take effect from 6 April 2020 will happen as anticipated. This is despite increasing criticism and calls for a delay in implementation. The changes mean that the current rules for 
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In defence of personal service companies Technology and economic circumstances mean that the British work place has continued to evolve over recent decades. Only last month, Companies House released data showing that there were 182,742 new incorporations in the first quarter of the current calendar year. Flexible working and a 
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Kaye Adams v HMRC: Tribunal defeat broadcasts HMRC’s problems with IR35 Introduction As has been previously noted on the pages of this ‘blog, the vocabulary employed by HMRC to describe its pursuit of those whom it regards as unfairly dodging their fair share in tax is somewhat muscular. For instance, 
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