IR35 – changing legislation brings challenges for everyone

IR35 tax was introduced in 2000, providing advice, representation, and insurance against the legislation for contractors, recruitment agencies and businesses engaging independent workers. IR35 is a complex tax legislation which is easily misunderstood and administered incorrectly.

What is IR35?

What IR35 is, why it came into force and explain both the ‘inside IR35’ meaning and the ‘outside IR35’ meaning.

We will also explain forthcoming IR35 changes (the reform of off-payroll working rules) and the impact it will have on contractors from April 2021 (postponed from 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic).