The Road Haulage Association has been myth-busting in a campaign to improve compliance with tax law relating to lorry drivers.
RHA members have been alarmed at a growth in tax evasion and the increasing market pressure on firms to break HMRC rules.
Various ploys are being used by which lorry drivers are said to be "self-employed". That is fine for genuine owner-drivers, who have their own operating licence and haulage business – but anyone driving a lorry for another company cannot be self-employed.
Read the full story at: www.rha.uk.net/news/press-releases/2016-05-may/myth-busting-on-lorry-driver-employment-tax.