IR35 tax reform will worsen driver shortage and favour smaller operators, claims KBC Logistics


 

New rules about off-payroll working, which come into force within weeks, will give smaller operators “an unfair advantage” and make recruiting HGV drivers even more difficult, according to KBC Logistics. The reform of IR35 tax laws was delayed last year following the coronavirus pandemic, but the changes are now to be introduced on 6 April – leading to fears that there will be a dearth of available professional drivers. Under IR35, large and medium-sized haulage companies with a net turnover […]