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Following the round table discussion meeting with HMRC last week, frustratingly we get the feeling not a lot is going to be amended regarding the forthcoming “Off-payroll working in the public sector: reform of the employment intermediaries legislation (IR35)” HMRC confirmed they aim to release the draft legislation document for the Autumn Statement, which is [...] read more
Today, Friday 24th June 2016, is a monumental day in the course of our countries journey towards the future. As a nation we have taken the first step along a new path. We did not all vote in favour of taking this new step and the UK is almost evenly split on the issue. Regardless [...] read more
HMRC have published an amendment to Clause 14 of the Finance Bill 2016 to correct the error that they originally made whereby the umbrella company test of Supervision Direction and Control (SDC) was effectively replaced by an assessment of wider employment status issues. Crucially, this change is being applied retrospectively and backdated to 6th [...] read more
So HMRC’s latest consultation proposal is hot off the press (published on 26th May) and is looking to change the way IR35 works as far as the “public sector” goes. Please bear in mind that this is only the consultation document, so it will more than likely have an abundance of changes during the consultation [...] read more
Travel & Subsistence Expenses (yet another unexpected twist!) So last week (24/03/16) we saw the publication of the Finance Bill 2016 which contains within it the various changes that will be made to tax law that will impact upon the ability of workers operating via employment intermediaries to claim tax relief on travel and [...] read more