It's time for the tax system to stop treating employees and the self-employed differently

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  1. Why is it problematic that the Taylor review concluded tax and employment status were not separable?

  2. What was the Taylor Review?

  3. Why might a statutory test for employment status not work?

  4. Why is it important to clear up ambiguity in employment law and the tax system?

  5. Why is the ongoing extension of IR35 rules to the private sector problematic?

  6. Approximately how many people in the UK are self-employed?

  7. Why is the Treasury concerned it is losing revenue?

  8. What is the biggest driver of miscategorisation of tax status?

  9. What is one of the biggest barriers to vulnerable self-employed people improving their circumstances?

  10. What does IPSE stand for?