Contractor accountant offers IR35 survival kit download

Qdos Accounting has created a pack of free resources to help contractors understand, and negotiate IR35 successfully.

HMRC’s Contract Review Service – a no-win situation?

New HMRC IR35 guidance contains a section dedicated to the IR35 'Contract Review Service'. Here an expert considers whether contractors are likely to be reassured, and whether using the service still carries significant risk.

Sharp rise in number of IR35 investigations

The number of fresh HMRC IR35 enquiries jumped significantly in 2012-13, according to evidence heard by a new Lords Select Committee last week.

What are the IR35 rules? Concise guide for contractors

A concise overview of the IR35 rules. Why the Intermediaries Legislation was enacted in 2000, and the implications if your contract work is caught.

IR35 extended to include ‘office holders’

The Government has officially extended the scope of IR35 to include 'office holders' within the Finance Bill 2013.

Why an ‘IR35 friendly’ contract must reflect reality

An employment status expert explains why complying with IR35 involves much more than simply having an 'IR35 friendly' contract in place.

Guide to IR35 contract review services for IT contractors

As there is a significant financial cost for contractors caught by the IR35 rules, you should always get an IR35 opinion on your contracts. Includes a list of companies who provide IR35 status and contract drafting services.

Number of IR35 investigations on the up

Figures released following an FOI request show that the number of HMRC IR35 investigations has increased significantly over the past two years.

Official public sector contractor off-payroll rules published

The Cabinet Office has published the official guidelines for Government departments on how to handle the way public sector contractors are remunerated.

Qdos launches public sector IR35 solution

A specialist IR35 solution provider has launched a new product aimed at public sector contractors who have to provide evidence of their IR35 status following the implementation of new 'off payroll' remuneration guidelines.