IR35 Guidance

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    Does IR35 affect the third sector?

    The changes to IR35 in the private sector have impacted the way many contractors and end-clients operate. But how has it affected the third sector and charities?

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    Eight key points contractors should look for in a post-IR35 contract

    The fallout from private sector IR35, launched on 6 April 2021, is arguably yet to be fully realised by contractors and end-clients.

  • IR35: The new challenges and how to handle them – part 5

    IR35 The new challenges and how to handle them – part 5

    In this guide from our IR35 expert, Paul Mason, we look at the new challenges self-employed contractors, end clients and fee payers are facing since the April 2021 changes to IR35 in the private sector, and how to navigate them.

  • IR35: The new challenges and how to handle them – part 4

    IR35 The new challenges and how to handle them – part 4

    In this guide from our IR35 expert, Paul Mason, we look at the new challenges self-employed contractors, end clients and fee payers are facing since the April 2021 changes to IR35 in the private sector, and how to navigate them.

  • IR35: The new challenges and how to handle them – part 3

    IR35 The new challenges and how to handle them – part 3

    In this guide from our IR35 expert, Paul Mason, we look at the new challenges self-employed contractors, end clients and fee payers are facing since the April 2021 changes to IR35 in the private sector, and how to navigate them.

  • IR35: The new challenges and how to handle them – part 2

    IR35 The new challenges and how to handle them – part 2

    In this guide from our IR35 expert, Paul Mason, we look at the new challenges self-employed contractors, end clients and fee payers are facing since the April 2021 changes to IR35 in the private sector, and how to navigate them.

  • IR35: The new challenges and how to handle them – part 1

    IR35 The new challenges and how to handle them – part 1

    In this guide from our IR35 expert, Paul Mason, we look at the new challenges self-employed contractors, end clients and fee payers are facing since April 2021’s changes to IR35 in the private sector and how to navigate these.

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    Who does IR35 apply to?

    Since its introduction into the public sector in 2017, the off-payroll working legislation previously known as the Intermediaries Legislation (better known IR35), has changed the way how many people in the UK work and how they are paid.

  • IR35 and Public Sector bodies - the expert’s opinion

    IR35 and Public Sector bodies: the expert’s opinion

    Following revelations two years ago that NHS Digital had been fined £4.3m by HMRC and more recently, that DWP was fined almost £88m for “historic errors” and the Home Office £33.5m (including penalties of £4m have been suspended), HMRC has been deemed “careless” in its implementation of off-payroll working rules.

  • Can I prove my contract is outside IR35?

    Can I prove my contract is outside IR35?

    With changes to IR35 in the private sector being imposed from 6th April 2021, being able to prove that your contract is outside IR35, could help you avoid being moved onto your client’s payroll, resulting in a lower take home pay.

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