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Scottish Public Pensions Agency’s response/guidelines regarding payroll reforms: FOI release

Published: 15 Jan 2019
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Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Published:
15 Jan 2019
Scottish Public Pensions Agency’s response/guidelines regarding payroll reforms: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/18/03672  
Date received: 11 December 2018
Date responded: 14 January 2019
 
Information requested
 

Information on the SPPA’s response/guidelines regarding payroll (IR35) reforms.

Please can you:
1.  Tell us if you are familiar with these reforms – yes or no?

2.  Send us a copy of your internal guidelines used for any internal guidance.

3.  Send us any policies you use surrounding the reforms.

4.  Send us any documents you use to explain your policies to agencies who supply workers to   
      you.

5.  Send us your internal guidance explaining how you assess the status for each contractor.
 
Response
 
1.  Tell us if you are familiar with these reforms – yes or no?
 
Yes
 
2.  Send us a copy of your internal guidelines used for any internal guidance.
 
The information you requested is attached to this email as Annex A
 
3.  Send us any policies you use surrounding the reforms.
 
Policies relating to IR35 can be found on the gov.scot website:
 
Important change to tax legislation (off-payroll working): SPPN 12/2016:
 
Scottish Procurement Scottish Procurement Policy Note: SPPN 12/2016 13 December 2016:

4.  Send us any documents you use to explain your policies to agencies who supply workers to you.
 
See answer to question 5.
 
5.  Send us your internal guidance explaining how you assess the status for each contractor.
 
Guidance relating to IR35 can be found on the gov.scot website:
 
Scottish Procurement Temporary and Interim Staff Services:
 
Scottish Procurement Temporary and Interim Staff Services Hints & Tips:
 
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foi-18-03672 Annex A

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Central Enquiry Unit 
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