payday by payday Articles

The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) have published their response to the HMRC Employment Intermediaries: Temporary workers – relief for travel and subsistence expenses.

In the past the LITRG have reviewed Umbrella Company Schemes and in particular how alternative models such as the Payday by Payday Scheme (PDBPD) affect Low Income Workers. It is from this respect they have responded to the HMRC potential threat of restricting relief on travel and subsistence expenses. They are in particular concerned that any scheme that is deemed non-compliant could see the low income worker being chased for taxes owing.

National Minimum Wage

HMRC are reported to be keen to clamp down on the Elective Deduction Model (EDM) in a similar vein that it has with the payday by payday tax relief model that some umbrella companies used as a means of by-passing the national minimum wage legislation.