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Kevin Austin

Kevin is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, a Fellow of the Association of International Accountants and a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute.

He is also a Certified Public Accountant in Cyprus, where he also resides. With more than 42 years of business and professional experience, Kevin is responsible for sales, product development and technical services, marketing and finance within Access Financial. He is also the principal in Access Tax and Accounting Limited. Kevin speaks English and French.

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A peeved-off contractor with a new exotic-sounding client gets a word of warning.

24th February, 2021 | Contracting Overseas

PSCs returning to the UK should find PCR tests they must imminently pay for claimable.

A few models abound for a UK tech start-up, looking to cut out an agent due to 'fresh eyes.'

1st February, 2021 | Contracting Overseas

'The deal doesn’t drastically change things for you, but beware four new fundamentals if contracting in Europe.'

7th January, 2021 | Contracting Overseas

Barring a last-minute miracle, the conditions for PSC contractors to work overseas look choppy.

15th December, 2020 | Contracting Overseas

Disappointment for a contractor off to Ottawa, hoping the UK’s double-taxation treaty covers his medical cover.

10th December, 2020 | Contracting Overseas

Overseas tax expert on what a London freelancer can and cannot refund from a Milan gig.

12th November, 2020 | VAT

An EU-reliant goods business launching amid Brexit uncertainty definitely warrants professional advice.

3rd September, 2020 | Contracting Overseas

Supplying Lebanon could be taxing – for the end-user, if they don’t agree to the IT provider’s 'workaround.'

15th July, 2020 | Contracting Overseas

Nothing ominous, it’s probably just a KYC procedure hitting a ‘barrera del idioma.’

8th July, 2020 | Successful Contracting

One of the least restrictive UK visas is also among the most inexpensive and easiest to manage.

29th June, 2020 | Contracting Overseas

IR35 isn’t on this questioner’s lips, but it’s worth him touching upon it if he contracts after coronavirus.

23rd June, 2020 | Contracting Overseas

The hoops ‘someone special’ needs to jump through to get a UK temporary worker permit.

15th June, 2020 | Contracting Overseas

A PSC with an eye on lockdown lifting must also watch two other issues to freelance from Madrid.

28th May, 2020 | Contracting Overseas

For a soon-to-be contractor, it’s less of a problem than he thinks but for the UK engager, beware IR35.

19th May, 2020 | Contracting Overseas

All but essential travel abroad is advised against, as it’ll have hidden and significant costs.

5th May, 2020 | Contracting Overseas

Get to grips with the ‘wholly overseas’ off-payroll exclusion, even if you do have eight other elements to mull.

11th March, 2020 | Private Sector IR35 Reform

Tax-free earnings and opulence? They don’t call Dubai the City of Gold for nothing.

29th January, 2020 | Contracting Overseas

IR35 (not Brexit) is among the issues facing a Dutchman in Britain wanting the best of both nations.

10th January, 2020 | Contracting Overseas

Overseas but in Europe specifically, the blurb of the bottom-feeders can be much more alluring.

17th July, 2019 | Contracting Overseas