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    Default HMRC only wants to nail small companies

    Amazon will NOT be impacted by GBP500m digital services tax - but smaller retailers will be | Daily Mail Online

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    In August it was reported that the Treasury was considering ditching the tax after Mr Sunak concluded that the £500million a year it is expected to raise is a pinprick compared with the hundreds of billions of pounds dent to the nation's finances caused by the coronavirus epidemic.
    However it is worth destroying the IT contractor sector with IR35?

    It's clear this Tory govt are only interested in destroying small businesses.
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    Why do you think Sunak left a glittering Financial Services career to work in the Treasury? Public service?

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    Any extra tax on big marketplace will obviously be passed down the chain

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    Quote Originally Posted by TwoWolves View Post
    Why do you think Sunak left a glittering Financial Services career to work in the Treasury? Public service?
    The reptilian overlord conspiracy?
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    Quote Originally Posted by _V_ View Post
    Amazon will NOT be impacted by GBP500m digital services tax - but smaller retailers will be | Daily Mail Online

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    However it is worth destroying the IT contractor sector with IR35?

    It's clear this Tory govt are only interested in destroying small businesses.
    The Tories have never been supporters of small businesses, they favour corporates and multinationals. Legislation and taxation suppresses small and encourages corporates to crush business. As an example, independent petrol stations are put under immense pressure either to stop trading or sell up to one of the major supermarkets or petroleum companies. It is amazing what concessions are given by both national and local government to major supermarkets or petroleum companies.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AtW View Post
    Any extra tax on big marketplace will obviously be passed down the chain
    Yes, MF....

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    Quote Originally Posted by _V_ View Post


    However it is worth destroying the IT contractor sector with IR35?

    It's clear this Tory govt are only interested in destroying small businesses.


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    Quote Originally Posted by scooterscot View Post
    You get what you voted for. You won, get over it. Sunny uplands ahoy!

    Hey Labour were keen on IR35 so they can send out search parties (lord Mandleslime) for (cheap) foreign staff.
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    Doesn't matter what colour you vote in, they all have someone pulling their strings, and it ain't Cummins, but rather who pulls his strings, and the rest of them.

    String pulling requires power and power requires money (or other forms of bribery/blackmail as a pressure). You ain't gonna see that from small/medium business. So suck it up, either get large enough to wield the power or play to their rules and keep an eye out for the loopholes you can fit through.

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    No one in the right mind would go after huge corps that have huge legal depts ready to absolutely destroy whatever accusations you send their way and most likely humiliate you in the process. Much easier to bully tiny businesses, especially considering HMRC lack of understanding of their own rules.

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