The government has made the announcement that, due to the circumstances surrounding the Coronavirus pandemic, HMRC will be delaying the IR35 private sector changes for a year.
The IPSE has said that they believe the government has ‘done the sensible thing’.
Andy Chamberlain, Director of Policy at IPSE (the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed), commented on the latest development, “The government has done the sensible thing by delaying the changes to IR35 in the private sector.
“These changes have already undermined the incomes of many self-employed businesses across the UK. However, they would have done even more serious damage if they had gone ahead as planned.”