National Insurance Contributions:Written question - 17498

Asked by Rushanara Ali
(Bethnal Green and Bow)
Asked on: 24 November 2015
HM Treasury
National Insurance Contributions
To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the effect of changes to IR35 tax regulations on (a) self-employed people and (b) people who own small businesses.
Answered by: Mr David Gauke
Answered on: 02 December 2015

The Government is considering responses to the discussion document published in July on how to improve the effectiveness of the existing intermediaries legislation (IR35). As set out in the discussion document, the Government’s objective is to find a solution that protects the Exchequer and improves fairness in the system without creating disproportionate burdens on business.

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