Many of our contractors have raised concerns over the IR35 legislative changes next year so we’ve worked in partnership with a subject matter expert to clearly and concisely answer all of your questions.
- Can IR35 be avoided as a contractor?
- What will change in 2020 from current practice?
- How can a contractor make sure the client decides they are outside IR35?
- How informed are our financial services clients on the reforms and what are they putting in place to handle the legislative changes?
- Do you think financial services clients will continue to hire contract support?
- Can having a substitution clause help a contractor be outside IR35?
- Will roles be individually assessed for IR35 status (unlike blanket decisions in the public sector)?
- Will contractors need to use CEST?
- If a contractor is inside IR35, do they need to switch to being paid through an umbrella firm?
- What will be the financial impact of IR35 to a contractor being paid through a Ltd business, umbrella company or PAYE?
- How often does a contractor’s IR35 status have to be assessed?
- How can a contractor help themselves prepare for the IR35 changes?
- Is there any specific legal or accountancy advice they should obtain?