HMRC shown red card over Premier League referees dispute

HMRC shown red card over Premier League referees dispute

HMRC have been given a red card over their inaccurate classification of professional football referees as employees.

HMRC incorrectly tried to classify 60 referees of Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL) as employees, as they tried to recoup PAYE and national insurance contributions from the body.

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