What to do if a hirer appoints a predatory vendor

Various high profile businesses offer IR35 tax and expenses insurance as a way of offsetting risk against an IR35 claim. Historically the party able to take up the insurance was the contractor who would be liable but since the onset of the public sector rules, the liable party is the fee payer, namely the hirer or agency (if one is involved) that pays the contractor company.

Does the limited company opt out have a future?

Various high profile businesses offer IR35 tax and expenses insurance as a way of offsetting risk against an IR35 claim. Historically the party able to take up the insurance was the contractor who would be liable but since the onset of the public sector rules, the liable party is the fee payer, namely the hirer or agency (if one is involved) that pays the contractor company.

IR35 conference set to provide 360 degree view

Various high profile businesses offer IR35 tax and expenses insurance as a way of offsetting risk against an IR35 claim. Historically the party able to take up the insurance was the contractor who would be liable but since the onset of the public sector rules, the liable party is the fee payer, namely the hirer or agency (if one is involved) that pays the contractor company.

IR35 contractor tax

Simplistic IR35 offerings muddy the waters

IR35 news dominates the contracting market but at the end of the day the most important thing for a contractor and a hirer is to have the right contract terms in place to protect fees, expectations and the work delivery, writes Adrian Marlowe, MD of the recruitment law specialist Lawspeed.

IR35 contractor tax

IR35 consultation explained

As with the public authority rules, responsibility for determining the tax status of contractors is to switch from the contractor to the hirer. Tax liability passes to the ‘fee payer’, which, with three exceptions, is the business that contracts with the contractor.