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Computer Weekly

IR35 legislative tweak to remedy settlement offset issue by April 2024

A tweak to how the IR35 tax avoidance legislation works means that from 6 April 2024, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) can no longer be accused of over-collecting tax from non-IR35 compliant public and private sector organisations.

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BBC faces scrutiny over IR35 implementation during government questioning

IR35 was among the topics discussed during the session between the BBC and the Public Accounts Committee recently.

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HMRC calls time on Kaye Adams’s decade-long IR35 case

HMRC has finally admitted defeat in its IR35 case against Kaye Adams, bringing a ten-year ordeal for the presenter to a close.

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Loose Women star Kaye Adams WINS her 10-year battle against the taxman

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Kaye Adams’s case proves it’s time for a Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights

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