IR35: Long Contracts


Is a lengthy contract detrimental to IR35 status?

Securing a long term contract will create a good degree of financial security for a freelancer's business and therefore some peace of mind but does it have a negative effect when it comes to IR35? In short the answer is no.

The..  Read more

Is Mutuality of Obligation Extinct?


Anyone seen the mutuality of obligationsaurus?
Mutuality of obligation (MOO) is a fundamental aspect of a contract of employment and an important status test when deciding on whether a contract falls inside or outside of IR35. Yet it feels as though this concept, developed over the..  Read more

'Tax haven' Jersey puts Britain in credit


The losses to the Treasury from UK residents using the Island of Jersey to evade or avoid tax are “dwarfed” by the revenue that the crown dependency creates for Britain, research has shown.

In fact, while Jersey may be responsible for some tax leakage, the island generates more than £2bn mor..  Read more