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Extension of IR35 is postponed

Monday 6th April 2020

The Government has confirmed that the extension of IR35 to medium and large companies in the private sector will be postponed by a year, to 6 April 2021, due to the uncertainty surrounding businesses as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

For more information on the new rules regarding IR35 in the private sector please see our post on 12 February 2020 which can be accessed on the following link:

Private sector; know your obligations in relation to IR35

If you would like more information on any of the points raised above or any advice in connection with the same, please contact Helen Littlewood (Associate) – – or call 0161 672 5450.

Please note the information contained in this briefing is intended as a general review of the subject featured and is not intended as specific legal advice.