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How your contractor recruitment agency can help head off criminal liability

Spot red flags, but don't rely on badges, to avoid a new evasion offence's sharp end.

Oct 18, 2017
Contractors' Questions: Can I get tax relief on mileage included in my fee?

Top tips on claiming from HMRC, for an on-the-road contractor on a bundled rate.

Oct 17, 2017
Contractors' Questions: Will poor credit history stop me obtaining Security Clearance?

Two rights don't make a wrong for an indebted new contractor, needing SC on top of BPSS.

Oct 12, 2017
Contractors' Questions: Can I remove my company address if I'm in danger?

Desperate and under threat, but one limited company boss can still take action.

Oct 11, 2017
Contractors’ Questions: Can I be forced to use an umbrella company?

Fibbing or following policy? One unsure MoD contractor gets help on his agency’s claims.

Oct 10, 2017
Contractors' Questions: How to file accounts if my limited company is dormant?

Top tips for when you don’t want to pay an accountant 'just to enter a zero.'

Oct 9, 2017
Choosing a Limited Company Accountant

Everything you need to know about finding the right accountant for your limited company.

Oct 6, 2017
Contractors' Questions: Why's my recruitment agency asking me to move umbrella company?

A new tax evasion offence may be behind a 'request' to close your brolly.

Oct 4, 2017
July's IR35 Forum: a quick need-to-know

The key takeaways of the first IR35 Forum meeting since the off-payroll rules hit.

Sep 26, 2017
Contractors' Questions: When's the best time to extract £20,000 winding up a limited company?

Before or after drawing up the accounts? That is the payment question of a retiring PSC.

Sep 25, 2017
Contractors' Questions: Can I contribute to a pension via my limited company?

Nest eggs come with tax savings when PSCs pay monthly into employer contributions.

Sep 21, 2017
Contractors' Questions: What if I contract for a council’s 'Ltd' contractor?

'One legislative chapter or another,' is the closest to the formula which a PSC seeks.

Sep 20, 2017
Contractors' Questions: Is a broadband upgrade a claimable expense?

Light or reliant? The level of internet usage is a key to knowing if you can claim.

Sep 19, 2017
Contractors' Questions: Any travel expenses if I use an umbrella company for an inside IR35 role?

Only a few options, including the unspeakable, for an ex-PSC at a local authority that's not local.

Sep 14, 2017
A Contractor's Guide to Child and Working Tax Credits

The one-man band who stood up to HMRC is proof it's easier if your knowledge can't be picked on.

Sep 13, 2017