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Government department pays £87.9m to HMRC for IR35 failings

A UK government department has had to pay £87.9m to the tax authorities because of incorrect assessments of the IR35 status of contractors, despite using the HMRC’s online checker tool to ensure its decisions were correct.

Government department pays £87.9m to HMRC for IR35 failings
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  • Shared by Personnel Today
  • July 28, 2021
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The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) made the payment because a review of its IR35 compliance procedures revealed a number of mistakes, which have been included in its 2020-21 accounts.

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