Labour Market

Self-employed should not be singled out for higher taxes


In the Media

Professor Len Shackleton writes for CapX

In the Media

Annabel Denham writes for The Telegraph

Professor Len Shackleton quoted by The Telegraph

Considering the self-employed have been particularly badly hit by the pandemic, this is not the time to be raising taxes on those who work for themselves, says the IEA’s Editorial and Research Fellow Professor Len Shackleton.

Quoted by The Telegraph, Len argued that :“Self-employment is for many a risky and often lonely business. Those undertaking it should not be singled out for higher taxes as a payback for government help”.

Read the full article here.

Read Len’s latest briefing paper ‘Being Your Own Boss: Should the government care?’ here.