by Isabelle Hillson 10th July, 2018
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Briefing: IR35 reform

The Government is consulting on plans to extend the IR35 reforms to the private sector, following its introduction to the public sector in April last year. If enacted, this will have a major impact on companies who use contractors, or companies who supply them such as recruitment or umbrella agencies.

HMRC has estimated that only 10 per cent of contractors that should apply the IR35 legislation do so, and the Exchequer is concerned that the cost of this non-compliance with the rules will reach £1.2bn by 2022/23.

GK’s research team has prepared an IR35 Briefing paper on the Government’s position and its next steps.

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