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Contractors 24 Jun 2024

IR35 and sole traders: 2024 guide

“Is my sole trader business at risk because of IR35?” If you’ve asked yourself this question, you’re not alone. Many…

Contractors 23 Jun 2024

Is IR35 Insurance worth it?

One of the greatest obstacles if you’re a contractor, recruiter or end client that engages with contractors, is dealing with…

Contractors 11 Jun 2024

What does the General Election mean for the IR35 reforms in 2024?

With another General Election on the horizon, the political landscape is once again filled with debates, manifestos, and promises. For…

Contractors 04 Mar 2024

IR35 reforms highlighted as core issue in PAC review of HMRC performance: a deep dive

In a critical examination, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) meticulously assessed HMRC’s performance in 2022-23, placing particular emphasis on its…

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How can I avoid an IR35 tax investigation by HMRC?

It’s understandable that, as a contractor, the last thing you want is to be investigated by HMRC for IR35. We’re…

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Inside vs Outside IR35 a Positive Outlook

Operating through a Personal Service Company (PSC) and working outside IR35 provides contractors with a wealth of benefits. For instance,…

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Introduction to Statement of Work (SoW): What it is, and isn`t

This is a guest post from Stuart Juggins, founder of Aardent. You can find more information about who Aardent are…

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Does IR35 apply to freelancers?

As a freelancer, you’ve probably heard about the IR35 reforms. Some freelancer platforms have been spotted using the new legislation…

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Should I get my contract reviewed for IR35 compliance?

Since the IR35 reforms came into effect in 2021, most contractors will no longer be responsible for their own IR35…

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Should you work under a Statement of Work?

It’s likely that, as a contractor, you’ve not heard of a Statement of Work (SoW) before and there’s not really…

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Yet another IR35 defeat for HMRC

Contractor Stuart Barnes (former professional rugby player and now rugby commentator) wins his IR35 case against HMRC. Mr Barnes was…

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Why is it important to remain IR35 compliant?

With Rishi Sunak now appointed as PM, and Jeremy Hunt as Chancellor, they will no doubt continue their program of…

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IR35 Reform Repeal: Your Questions Answered

The IR35 reform repeal has caused quite a stir, and if you’re sitting there wondering what exactly it means for…

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How to get involved in your IR35 status process

Earlier this year, Kingsbridge undertook a survey of contractors, recruiters and end clients to examine the contracting landscape one year…

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Off-payroll rules and the hidden tax risk to contractors

The introduction of the off-payroll rules in 2017 for the public sector and 2021 for the private sector, shifted the…

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Can IR35 be backdated?

With the IR35 reforms now just over a month away, it really is time to get your house in order…

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What to look for in an IR35 status tool in 2022

We’re now more than a month into the new tax year, and more than a month since the ‘soft-landing’ to…

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Contractors’ questions about the IR35 reform

Recently, Kingsbridge’s IR35 experts Ryan Dawson and Matt Tyler hosted the ‘IR35 – One Year On’ webinar to mark a…

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How to appeal an SDS decision on your IR35 status

In Kingsbridge’s recent contractor survey, an enormous 90% of contractors that had appealed an IR35 status, told us that they…

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IR35 in 2022: what every contractor needs to know

IR35, officially referred to as the “off-payroll working” rules have been making life more complicated for contractors, recruiters and their…

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IR35 soft landing is nearly over: what should contractors do?

In recent months, two reports into the implementation of the IR35 tax reforms have been released: IFF HMRC Research Report…

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The importance of renewing your IR35 insurance policy

IR35 insurance and Legal Expenses has become a regular part of business insurance for many contractors since the introduction of…

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IR35: What does HMRC mean by a disguised employee?

If you’re new to contracting, or have been taking a bit of a break, you may not be up to…

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What is a Status Determination Statement (SDS) for IR35?

Chances are, one of the reasons you became a contractor was to have more control over your working life: being…

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A contractor’s guide to the IR35 legislation in 2022

As pretty much all contractors will know by now  – and if you don’t, where have you been? – the…

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Ask Andy ? IR35 Written contracts and hourly rates

It’s December 2021 and the new IR35 legislation has been in effect in the private sector for eight whole months,…

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Self-assessment for contractors: 7 tips for your tax return

As we get to the end of the year, all eyes are on Christmas, so it’s easy to forget that…

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When is a contractor still responsible for IR35?

We’ll be honest, if you haven’t heard about IR35 by now, we sort of envy you. You’ve obviously been living…

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Ask Andy: What aspects can affect an IR35 assessment?

This month, Andy’s received quite a few questions on which particulars of an engagement can affect an IR35 assessment. It…

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IR35 appeal by Sky tv presenter rejected by tribunal

Former Sky Sports presenter, Dave Clark, has lost an IR35 appeal carrying a tax liability of over £281,000. Dave Clark was operating under his limited company,…