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Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003

Section 688: Agency workers

2780.This section ensures that agency workers are, broadly speaking, treated in the same way as other workers for the purposes of this Part. It derives from section 203L(1A), (1B) and (1C) of ICTA.

2781.Subsection (1) provides that where section 44 (agency workers) applies then this Chapter (except section 691), Chapter 4 and section 710 apply as if the agency employed the worker.

2782.Subsection (2) treats the client rather than the agency as the employer if a payment is made by an intermediary of the client.

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