Apologies if you are struggling to get hold of us. We’re still bedding in our new system which is resulting in higher than usual calls and emails. Learn More | Sign up to Orange Genie today!


What is IR35?

IR35, Intermediaries legislation, off payroll rules – what does it mean?  

If you’re contracting through your own Limited company, it’s important to understand IR35 and how it affects your contracting business. Your recruitment agency and/or end client should discuss it with you, as they will have responsibilities under the legislation. In this guide, we’ll cover the basics that contractors need to know.

IR35, otherwise known as the Intermediaries Legislation or the Off Payroll Rules, concerns your employment status for tax purposes. It’s designed to prevent so called “disguised employees” from receiving a tax advantage by operating through a Limited company, also called a Personal Service Company (PSC). 

You’re “caught by” or “inside” IR35 if your relationship with your end client resembles employment more than a genuine business to business arrangement. Those who are inside IR35 have to pay broadly the same amount of tax and National Insurance as they would if they were directly employed. 

Click here to find all the useful resources created by expert contractor accountants

Accountancy Read more

News and Updates

Stay up to date with the latest contractor news

The Reversal of IR35 Reform - FAQ

On Friday 23rd September 2022, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Kwasi Kwarteng announced that the 2017 and 2021 changes to Off Payroll Working (IR35)

How Does the Mini Budget 2022 Affect You?

Kwasi Kwarteng, the Chancellor of the Exchequer has today (Friday 23rd September, 2022) delivered his “mini-budget” against the back drop of the

The Bank of England base rate rises to 2.25%: CMME

The announcement following the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee’s meeting means interest rates on debt and savings will increase – for the
contact us or request a call back
"We never have a single issue and are always provided with an exemplary service. A huge reach out to Jen P. in particular for her service. I couldn't wish for a better Account Manager. To many more years working together!"
, Quad Recruitment