Employment Status – What to consider

The table below indicates the essential points an engager should consider in establishing the employment status position for tax and national insurance contributions (NIC) purposes when directly engaging an individual.


Getting status correct is important – getting it wrong can be expensive.

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Julia Clutterbuck
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