IR35 is the word on everyone’s lips at the moment, but what is it all about? The UK government’s anti-avoidance tax legislation is expected to take effect next year, with confirmation that off-payroll rules first introduced to the public sector, will now be amended and extended to the private sector. Recently, in the wake of the government’s tax crackdown, a number of high-profile businesses started culling contractors, in what the press are calling the ‘IR35 Blame Game’.
It seems there is mass confusion over exactly who will be affected and how severely; and whether there will be delays in implementing it as some are calling for. For practical advice on what this means and what you need to do, tune into this podcast episode.