Severe delays to the renewal of London Underground rolling stock were a direct result of the changes to IR35 in the public sector, TfL have confirmed.
IPSE has responded to BBC actor Robert Glenister’s tax tribunal result, saying the case highlights the confusion and need for clarity in the self-employed sector.
IPSE has today responded to HMRC’s IR35 forum minutes, which failed to accurately detail a number of significant concerns that were raised about the legislation in the public sector.
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On an overcast day in March 1999, Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown stepped up to the despatch box in front of a packed chamber to deliver the final Budget Statement of the 20th century.
Amidst the wall-to-wall election coverage another story snuck its way into the mainstream media this week: the NHS has reversed its position on IR35. NHS Improvement will now allow hospitals to determine IR35 status on an engagement by engagement basis.
The UK tax system is no longer fit for purpose. It's based on an outdated principle that all income tax payers are employers or employees, which they are not. Not anymore at least. There are now 4.8 million self-employed people in the UK, representing 15% of the workforce.
Today IPSE released our manifesto: A Contract with the Self-Employed.
The Government’s plan to slash the tax-free dividend allowance from £5,000 to £2,000 from April 2018 has been dropped ahead of the General Election.
Well who saw that one coming!? Just as we were getting over our chocolate Eggs and the terrible traffic jams of Easter, out pops Mrs May onto the steps of Downing Street to take us all by surprise with the announcement of a snap General Election for the 8th June!