I have been emailed an e-petition that someone has created.
These are the online petitions that get discussed by the government if they get a certain abound of signatures. I think it is 5000.
The e-petition I have been sent is all about Intra Company Transfers (ICTs). More specifically how workers brought to the UK on ICTs, often IT workers on projects in the UK, are paid a large portion of salary in expenses, which is not taxable.
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In the end it makes the offshore worker much cheaper than the UK worker, hence making UK IT professionals uncompetitive.
The person that put the e-petition in linked to an article I wrote about this which should help explain.
The e-petition, which can be logged into here, asks for people’s views on whether the HMRC should tax expenses paid to ICTs. If you have a view why not fill it in?