Finance Bill Sub-Committee takes evidence on off-payroll reform
7 February 2020
Economic Affairs Finance Bill Sub-Committee takes evidence on Monday 10 February 2020 at 3.15pm.
The evidence session will take place in two panels in Committee Room 1 of the House of Lords on Monday 10 February 2020 beginning at 3.15pm.
- Anita Monteith, Tax technical lead and Senior Policy Adviser, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
- Justine Riccomini, Head of Taxation (Scottish Taxes, Employment & ICAS Tax Community), Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS)
- Jason Piper, Head of Tax and Business Law - Professional Insights, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
- How ready are businesses for the implementation of the proposed off-payroll working rules from April 2020?
- Do businesses have the information, tools, expertise, and advice that they need to make determinations about employment status?
- What lessons have been learned from the implementation of the off-payroll working rules in the public sector?
- Colin Ben-Nathan, Chair, Employment Taxes Committee, Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT)
- Meredith McCammond, Technical Officer for LITRG and Chartered Tax Adviser, Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG)
- Are the proposed rules for determining status as a deemed employee or self-employed sufficiently clear?
- Is the Check Employment Status for Tax (CEST) tool able to reach correct decisions?
- Could there be a shift away from Personal Service Companies to umbrella arrangements once the proposed reforms have been implemented?
Last week the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee Finance Bill Sub-Committee launched its inquiry on the draft Finance Bill 2019–20.