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Posted : 01 Oct 2018 at 11:36:11
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Contractors facing huge tax bill launch legal action against HMRC alleging human rights breach

The government is facing legal action over its attempt to collect billions in back taxes from contractors it accuses of tax avoidance, with activists seeking a judicial review of the controversial new loan charge on the grounds that it breaks human rights law, the Independent can reveal.

Thousands of UK contractors, including doctors, dentists and IT workers, are at risk of bankruptcy after HMRC introduced stringent new retrospective rules around tax schemes used by freelancers in the past.

Original source - theindependent.co.uk

 

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