Reply to post: Re: wtf? gears up for IR35 private sector crackdown – say industry folk

Sir Runcible Spoon Silver badge

Re: wtf?

Ok, I get that HMRC will get additional revenue from employer contributions for a permie, they might even add up to the difference in tax receipts from the freelancer, but what about all that lovely VAT we collect for the government?

If I were on £400/day (5 days a week, 48 weeks in the year) then the government gets a tidy little sum of over £16k/year in VAT receipts. That would all go if I went permie. It's a lose-lose situation.

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