HMRC spotlight guidance: umbrella company tax avoidance schemes

26 August 2022

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has published a guidance page collating information and links relating to umbrella company tax avoidance.

While the guidance is aimed at agency workers and contractors, it can be useful to understand how these processes work if you have any involvement with umbrella companies. Being able to spot, and report, any suspicious activity is key to remaining compliant and not finding yourself in the middle of a tax avoidance investigation.

The areas covered in the guidance are:

This continues HMRC’s work as part of their Tax Avoidance – don’t get caught out campaign. This spotlight guidance highlights the importance HMRC is currently putting on tax avoidance schemes.


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