Self-employment rise led by tax advantages for workers in high-paying ‘privileged’ sectors rather than the gig economy

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Tax and Welfare

  The recent rise in self-employment is being led by workers in relatively ‘privileged’ high-skilled, higher-paying sectors such as advertising and banking. Their considerable tax advantages over employees, rather than new technology and the gig economy, are central to the rapid growth in self-employment, according to new analysis published today (Monday) by the Resolution Foundation. … Continued