IR35 Advice for Contractors

IR35 was introduced in April 2000 to combat disguised employment. It affects every contract you carry out, which is why during your initial contact with Dolan Accountancy, we will work with you to determine your status.

If you do fall Inside of IR35, your take home pay will be less, but there are still some benefits to being a contractor. In this section we will explain the legislation in further detail and discuss the more recent changes as to how it is governed in the Public Sector.

If you would like to appoint Dolan Accountancy as your accountants, please visit our become a client page or if you have any questions about contracting or IR35 please call us on 01442 795100 or email

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IR35 and Clients Abroad

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak was in the House of Commons to announce the latest budget on Wednesday 27th October 2021. Much had been announced prior to the actual budget day, and you can take a look at our handy summary below to see what his latest budget means for you.


IR35 2020 Changes

It’s been talked about nearly as much as Brexit in some circles, the ‘Off-payroll working rules’ introduced in the public sector in April 2017 are now being brought into the private sector.


IR35 Contract Reviews in the Public Sector

IR35 is one of the biggest issues facing professional contractors, potentially posing a threat to both your income and your peace of mind. Sometimes it’s straightforward – a contract can clearly sit inside IR35, or clearly be outside.


IR35 Rules

With the tightening of IR35 in the public sector in 2017. It is vital you understand what IR35 and is likely to make your contract fall inside of IR35 and what clauses you should be looking for in your contract.