Global Tax Aspects for Contractors. PDF Presentation

We’re delighted to share with you our presentation, which contains information on Global Tax Aspects for Contractors. We hope you will find this information useful. Please follow the link to download.   Here’s what you can learn: – Double Tax Treaties – IR35 and the UK Off-Payroll Rules – international aspects – Not just one but…

IR35: Off-Payroll Changes April 2021

The impending Off-Payroll Rules expected to come into force on the 6th April 2020 (subsequently postponed for one year to 6th April 2021) have caused concern and fear in the contracting sector. The volume of comment on the implications has been tremendous. However, there has been very little said on how these changes may affect…

Brexit News Flash – Work Permits

We are receiving prospects from our recruitment partners for British nationals to take positions in the EU/EEA. We have to tell these candidates that they need a work permit, assuming that they had not registered before the Transition Period ended on 31st December 2020. Unfortunately, this leads to disappointment from the candidate and you lose a…

Corporates Case Study

A newly appointed Compliance Manager was tasked with getting the recruitment company ready for a trade sale. Management was concerned about any hidden risks that could deflate the price a buyer would pay. The Compliance Manager asked us in to advise the Compliance Manager how we could design ourselves our of the contract chain. We…

Agency Case Study

A client was trying to place contractors in Sweden. What they found was that the net retentions were so low that contractors could not afford to take the assignment and end up paying the employer’s social charges in  Sweden of a little over a 30% plus having to meet dual housekeeping costs in Sweden, as…

Agency Case Study

A UK recruiter approached us. They had a problem with a Swiss client where they had placed permanent staff. The problem was that the Swiss client was refusing to pay the UK businesses’ placement fees. The client argued that, under Swiss law, consorting with a non-swiss recruitment business was contrary to the law, and the…

Agency Case Study

An agency approached us how we could help them to de-risk their clients who were placing contractors in the Netherlands. The risks, from chain law, meant that contractors who were operating as independents or their BVs would not be re-classified as employees of the end clients which arises since the end of the WAB law…