Tackling Undeclared Work in the Construction Industry: Policy Report

European Federation of Building and Woodworkers, 2020

5 Pages Posted: 13 Apr 2020

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Colin Williams

University of Sheffield - School of Management

Date Written: March 18, 2020

Abstract

To understand undeclared work and how to tackle it, this report examines the prevalence of undeclared work in the construction sector followed by how it can be tackled. This includes an outline of the policy initiatives being pursued as a result of the TUWIC (Tackling undeclared work in the construction industry) initiative bringing together construction employer federations, trade unions and enforcement authorities in seven countries.

Keywords: informal economy, tax evasion, shadow economy, tax compliance, construction industry, undeclared work, European Union

JEL Classification: H26, J46, K42, O17, P37

Suggested Citation

Williams, Colin, Tackling Undeclared Work in the Construction Industry: Policy Report (March 18, 2020). European Federation of Building and Woodworkers, 2020, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3556596

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