Tax policy should segment 'freelance' workforce
Highly paid contractors are being dragged into a battle they don't want, due to the bogus self-employment crackdown
What is the difference between a contractor and a vulnerable freelancer? The answer is that one is vital to the economic health of certain Irish companies, while attempts to protect the latter appear to be threatening the future of some businesses in Ireland.
There has been a clear move by the government to crack down on so-called bogus self-employment, with employers warned they face fines up to €25,000 if staff are falsely designated as self-employed.
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