Dave Chaplin is a former IT contractor, founder and CEO of ContractorCalculator, and author of the Contractors' Handbook and Beat IR35.
COVID-19 should forever kill HMRC’s bulls**t concept of ‘deemed employment’
COVID-19 has laid bare the flaws and anomalies within Government’s treatment of the self-employed, in particular the notion of ‘deemed employment’.
Fear of uncertainty is killing the flexible workforce
Through the draconian Off-Payroll Tax, HMRC has leveraged fear and uncertainty in a manner that looks set to decimate the UK’s flexible workforce.