IR35 rules kick in with onus on operators to check driver status


Operators must check their drivers comply with the new IR35 tax regulations which kicked in this week or risk being fined by HMRC, the RHA is warning. From 6 April large and medium-sized haulage companies – with net turnover of above £10m or employing 50 or more staff – will no longer be able to hire drivers who work as limited companies. Instead, drivers will need to be employed as a PAYE (pay-as-you-earn) worker, either by the haulier, the agency […]