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    From the home page IR35 article:

    “We do know, however, that HMRC have to prioritise between cases, and there are ways of keeping your head below the parapet,” Mr Kell advised.

    “A less obviously-named company than ‘Joe Bloggs Computer Services Ltd’ such as ‘High Window Ltd’ might attract less attention [from the Revenue]…

    “Out of a ‘High Window Ltd’ and ‘Joe Bloggs Computer Services Ltd’ it’s obvious which one a typical HMRC inspector, often with a suspicion and misunderstanding of freelancing, would look into.”
    Will a company name change raise more suspicion than leaving it as it is?

    Starting to regret my rash decision to name my Co ******** IT Services.
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    When I got my company my accountant had a list of pre formed off the shelf companies - one was called Supercrook ltd. I wonder how much trouble that would have had with the revenue.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gingerjedi View Post
    From the home page IR35 article:



    Will a company name change raise more suspicion than leaving it as it is?

    Starting to regret my rash decision to name my Co ******** IT Services.
    Ditto

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    Aye, my company name states what I do, but does not mention or imply IT.

    I got a call from those nice people at the revenue about three years ago, doing a 'survey'. The chap asked what I did. I told him, from a non-IT point of view. After 20 seconds, during which time I could hear muffled consultation, the chap came back on and said "Thanks, but that's not the type of business we are surveying. Goodbye."

    To be honest, a lot of my contracts have not been IT-oriented, except for the use of a computer to write things and communicate.

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    How about

    "Inland Revenue Are Facist Bastards" Ltd?

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    Quote Originally Posted by KentPhilip View Post
    How about

    "Inland Revenue Are Facist Bastards" Ltd?

    You'd need to change that to:


    Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs are Fascist Bastards Ltd.

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