IR35 LEADS TO CONTRACTOR MORTGAGE POLICY CHANGE

Lenders have amended their contractor mortgage policies according to new reports. The changes are attributed to April's IR35 reform in the Contractor Weekly article. New Policy The article says the new policies mean that two banks will offer specialist contractor mortgages to those operating inside the rules. Case-by-Case Contractor Weekly...

HMRC UPDATES OFF-PAYROLL GUIDANCE

HMRC has updated its off-payroll guidance to clarify the situation around IR35 Statement of Work, according to a new article. The ContractorUK piece says the update puts it beyond doubt that SoW are not a ‘silver bullet’ on IR35 which lets contractors and clients ‘off the liability hook.’ Suspicious IR35...

IR35 FOUR MONTHS ON: THE LESSONS

Four months on from the reform of IR35 rules for the private sector, there are important IR35 contractor lessons, according to a new article. Writing for ContractorUK, Kate Cottrell of Bauer & Cottrell Limited, reflects on the impact of the reforms, and what we have learned. IR35 Contractor Lessons In...

GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT HIT WITH HMRC IR35 FINE

The Home Office is the latest UK Government department to fall foul of HMRC over IR35 assessments, according to the Recruiter website. The news comes shortly after it was confirmed the Department for Work and Pensions had received a tax bill for almost £88 million following incorrect IR35 assessments. Millions...