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What the Uber ruling means for your small business
Business, Employing & managing staff, Self Employed, self employed staff, Small Business, Sole Trader, Uber no comments

What the Uber ruling means for your small business

Last week’s long-awaited Supreme Court ruling in the Uber case has far reaching ramifications for any small business that engages self-employed individuals, in all sectors. Drivers, engaged by Uber on a self-employed basis, brought a claim that they were not in fact self-employed; instead, they claimed they were “workers” and were therefore entitled to statutory…

Treasury eyes hitting self-employed gig workers with VAT charge
Accounts & tax, Business, Outlook, The Gig Economy, Uber, VAT no comments

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…