IR35 – the first year

By Heather Jameson | 11 April 2018

It has been a year since the Government introduced new legislation – under the guise of IR35 – to tackle ‘off-payroll’ working in the public sector. With a rising number of interims perceived to be working through third party companies to minimise tax, the crackdown aimed to increase tax take, but has not yet been extended to the private sector.

As we approached the first anniversary, Solace in Business and The MJ asked some of the sector’s leading HR practitioners what they thought at a round table. While the picture is not as bleak as was feared a year ago, there may be more problems on the horizon.

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