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Public sector

The decision is rather taken out of your clients’ hands, as it is the public sector body which has to make that IR35 status decision.

We are aware that some bodies have taken a simplistic approach of treating all engagements as ‘caught’ or refusing to deal with PSCs. However, with many freelancers opting for the private sector, it is inevitable that departments will lose resources and project deadlines will begin to be missed. Other public sector bodies are attempting to approach the new public sector rules (in force since 6th April 2017) in the way they were intended and they aren’t tax experts. So they may need help and we can provide working practice reviews to do exactly that.

 Looking further ahead, some clients may seek to amend their self assessment return to argue that they have overpaid tax. Again, your clients may be looking to a specialist for support to help them provide the compelling evidence they need to argue their case. 

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David Harmer
David HarmerTax Consultancy Manager
Paul Mason
Paul MasonHead of Tax Partnerships