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New CEST tool phased in

HMRC starts roll-out of overhauled CEST tool HMRC has this week begun the roll out of its new and improved Check Employment Status for Tax tool (CEST), with Phase 1 being the movement of CEST to an…

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HMRC to appeal Gary Lineker’s IR35 case

Some background – HMRC first began pursuing Mr Lineker in 2017 over an estimated £4.9m tax liability after investigating three contracts he held with the BBC and BT Sport between 2013 and…

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Bauer & Cottrell – your tax/NIC status…

No not the new tax year but 20 YEARS IN BUSINESS! Yes – that’s two whole decades spent: Defending 100’s of status and IR35 HMRC investigation cases. We are so proud that we have never lost…

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Off-Payroll rules will not be repealed

We have spent three weeks dreaming of a new IR35/Off-payroll world.  Time to wake up and realise it was very much a dream.  It is as you were for all in the contractual chain and any thoughts of…

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IR35 Autumn Update

The importance of human intervention when reviewing all things IR35/Off-payroll Yes, there is a place for IR35 status tools, including HMRC’s CEST and they can provide some assistance when making…

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Exactly what does a Bauer & Cottrell…

We offer one of the most comprehensive IR35 / Off-Payroll review services available, which are all carried out personally by highly experienced IR35 specialists, most with HMRC compliance backgrounds…

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