“Right from the outset, the public made HMRC aware that CEST wasn’t up to the job and, over time, more of the tool’s failings have become apparent and dissatisfaction has grown."
"It is my aim to continue protecting these individuals with the very best advice and representation while also educating recruiters and end-clients on best practice and ways to protect their own liability.”
“Good regulation is at the heart of government action on jobs, so firms will welcome the commitment to consulting on the future of the National Living Wage."
According to HM Revenue and Customs the largest single element of the tax gap was a result of careless behaviour.
“HMRC has pledged to work with stakeholders to improve CEST but the reality is that it has not been working on the tool and has continued to issue tax bills off the back of faulty results."
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