Toni Hall for the MJ: Feel the Force of IR35 from April

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12 Jan 2017

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Toni Hall for the MJ: Feel the Force of IR35 from April

While IR35 sadly isn’t a character from Star Wars, you’ll need the skills of Luke Skywalker to manager the ‘Empire’s’ latest tax initiative aimed solely (and bizarrely) at the tax-avoiding public sector.

'Off Payroll working in the Public Sector' (IR35) draft legislation was published at the beginning of December 2016. HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) recently admitted in a joint meeting with Penna and the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) that they will not be publishing any advice about it until February at the earliest.

Given the impact on public service deliver, this is far too late. So what do you need to know and what can you be doing now to prepare?

For the full MJ article please click here.