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Treasury eyes hitting self-employed gig workers with VAT charge
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Treasury eyes hitting self-employed gig workers with VAT charge

Most Uber drivers do not charge VAT because they fall under the £85,000 income threshold Self-employed Uber drivers, those who make a living renting out rooms on Airbnb, and other gig economy workers could find themselves having to pay VAT. The Treasury is eyeing slapping VAT on self-employed gig workers and others in the sharing…