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Government Gives Short Shrift to Lords Off-payroll Inquiry

Government Gives Short Shrift to Lords Off-payroll Inquiry

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The government has responded to the findings of the Lords Off-payroll inquiry, which found the IR35 reforms to be flawed, unfair and in need of a complete overhaul. The report detailed more than 29 issues with the off-payroll legislation, urging the government to consider the great burden is placed on businesses and the inherent unfairness in classifying contractors as ‘employed for tax purposes’ with zero employment rights.…

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House of Lords Report Calls for IR35 Reform

House of Lords Report Calls for IR35 Reform

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The House of Lords Finance Bill Sub-Committee’s report on Off-payroll working was published on Monday 27th April. Launched at the beginning of February, the Lords investigation took a wider line of inquiry than the Treasury’s official IR35 review. During many hearings, the committee heard damning evidence of the widespread damage that the reforms have caused, with committee members often expressing disbelief at the legislation’s inherent flaws and unfairness.…

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