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New HMRC Employment Status Tool

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Did you ever read those 'Choose Your Own Adventure' books as a kid? The ones that gave choices at the end of each page, such as:-

• turn to page 37 if you want to follow the goblin through the woods
• turn to page 55 to pick up the spade and start digging

HMRC have come up with something similar. It's an online tool to determine for tax purposes whether an individual is an employee or self-employed, and whether they might be covered by IR35. That's different, of course, to whether they have 'worker' status - something which the taxman doesn't recognise. But it's a very useful tool. Have a look...