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Tax Implications of Tribunal Finding Uber Employs Drivers

The London Employment Tribunal finding in a test case that Uber divers are its employees, not so-called partners or supposed contractors, has huge tax implications. As well recognising that the drivers have worker’s rights in law, eg holidays and sick … Continue reading

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Employment Intermediaries and Tax

Employment intermediaries are responsible for ensuring that Income Tax and National insurance (NI) is paid for the workers they supply. An employment intermediary is a business which contractually arranges for a person to work for a third person who then … Continue reading

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Headline Taxes vs. Stealth Taxes

Figures from HMRC show that for the 10 years 2004-15 to 2014-15 while headline PAYE income tax receipts went up from £108.7bil to £138.9 bil there was a much bigger rise in less obvious, one-off or stealth taxes. National insurance … Continue reading

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Yet More Election Tax Promises

Another day, another tax promise. As a tax barrister I see the supposed tax promises being made by the two biggest British parties more as spin to grab headlines, but meaning nothing. The Tories are promising a tax lock by … Continue reading

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Tax and Election Promises

With the formal start of the election campaign each of the main parties are busy spinning tax by stepping-up promises for themselves and undermining their opponents. The Tory promise not to increase VAT wrong-footed Labour, who were pushed into a … Continue reading

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