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Helen Miller

Helen Miller

Deputy Director

Education

MSc Economics (Distinction), University College London, 2010
BSc Economics (1st Class), University College London, 2007

Helen is Deputy Director of the IFS and head of the Tax sector. She is chair of the Royal Economic Society’s Communications Committee.

Her main research interests are the effects of the tax system on individuals and firms behaviour and the design of tax policy. Her recent research also includes work on the drivers of firm investment and the UK productivity puzzle. She is Tolley's 2018 Tax Personality of the year. Helen joined the IFS in 2007.

 

Reports

Briefing note
This briefing note provides background material for the 2017 General Election. IFS Election 2017 analysis is being produced with funding from the Nuffield Foundation as part of its work to ensure public debate in the run-up to the general election is informed by independent and rigorous evidence. ...
Briefing note
This briefing note provides background material for the 2017 General Election.

News and comment

Newspaper article
The fact that employees have workplace rights that the self-employed do not cannot be used to justify higher taxes on them, says Helen Miller.
Observation
There is a current debate about whether the definition of self-employment should be aligned across tax and employment law. At present there is a rather complex situation – illustrated by a recent court case involving Pimlico Plumbers – in which an individual can be deemed a worker in employment ...

Presentations

Presentation
This presentation was given at an IFS briefing following the Autumn Budget Statement 2018.
Presentation
This presentation was given by Helen Miller at the IFS Residential Conference on 14 September 2018.