Catch 22: How HMRC assists in employing illegal immigrants
“Illegal working hurts good business, undercuts legal workers and creates illegal profits. It also puts illegal workers themselves at great risk. By working together with employers we can level the playing field and tackle the exploitation of vulnerable migrants.” The UK Border Agency
HM Revenue and Customs has to verify a person’s ID when they register as self-employed, for CIS, tax credits etc.
One of the forms of ID can be a letter from a Government department to the applicant’s home address.