My thanks to a loyal reader who pointed me to this press release from Kinsella Tax about the 2,400 civil servants who are avoiding tax by using an "off payroll" arrangement.
The full press release can be accessed via this link. However, one particular paragraph relating to HMRC has caught my eye. It appears that some of HMRC's own staff are using this arrangement:
"HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) announced that nine staff has been paid ‘off-payroll’ and that since the discovery by Exaro News three of these positions have ended. 350 contracts that have paid civil servants ‘off-payroll’ have also ended; 35 civil servants have continued working under new terms and conditions."Tut tush!
Tax does have to be taxing.
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