A private matter

Nick Bustin and Dinesh Pancholi review the impact of extending IR35 to the private sector

The introduction of the off-payroll working legislation in the private sector from 6 April 2021 meant that medium and large businesses became responsible for determining the deemed employment status of workers engaged via an intermediary. As a result, businesses need robust controls, processes and governances in place to comply with their new responsibilities. Businesses need to understand the steps they should take to remain compliant and how HMRC is likely to police these rules.