HMRC has now started to review compliance with the new IR35 rules.
Despite the rumours (and wishful thinking), the public sector IR35 changes were introduced on 6 April 2017. HMRC has now started to review compliance with the new rules.
Our experience to date is that HMRC is focussing on:
Given the number of stakeholders in an organisation that are involved in the process for engaging, paying and reporting workers on a day to day basis, it is proving difficult for tax and/or finance teams to monitor the effectiveness of the new controls that have been introduced to comply with the new legislation.
We have worked with many public sector bodies and are hosting a webinar at 10.30am on 19 December to share experience to date, you can register here for the webinar.
This post was written by Caroline Laffey, Director Employment Solutions, KPMG in the UK
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