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Tackling the hidden economy: sanctions

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A consultation on the potential for new sanctions to tackle hidden economy activity, including repeated non-compliance.


Consultation description

This consultation explores the potential for new penalties and sanctions to tackle those operating in the hidden economy, including those who have already been penalised for non-compliance, but have not changed their behaviour.

This consultation propose some options for new sanctions, and seeks views on how those might be designed fairly and effectively to deter hidden economy activity.