Government paying lip service to IR35 review

Despite the Government promising a review of the upcoming IR35 amendments to the private sector, several news sources have already judged that the amount of time allocated for the review by the Treasury, of 5 weeks, and lack of an independent body overseeing the review means it will not fundamentally change. Any hope of a delay to the roll-out in April 2020 seems like wishful thinking. Employers, Contractors and Accountants should have already prepared or start immediately for the roll-out as it is extremely unlikely to be delayed and is expected to be confirmed during the March 11th 2020 budget.


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https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/07/uk_government_hmrc_ir35_tax_reform/

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