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UK self-employed NI hike assessed

Kevin Cowley of PwC

Local reaction to UK Budget

The Manx government will need to keep a watching brief, after Wednesday's UK Budget threw the spotlight on the self-employed.


That is the view of a tax partner at a local accountancy firm.

From next month, higher-paid self-employed people in the UK will face a hike in their National Insurance contributions.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says the measure is ‘entirely out of touch’ with working people.

Kevin Cowley from PwC believes the rising NI payments could have an impact locally in the long term:

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