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    I don't understand this. Well if you had...

    I don't understand this.



    Well if you had money in your company you could employ yourself on reduced hours such as 16 hours a week to look for the next contract on min wage then tell the...
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    I'm simply inquiring for information. I not...

    I'm simply inquiring for information.

    I not only seek a tax-efficient way of working but also a setup that allows maximisation of benefits when out of contract.

    I'm not looking to 'cheat' or do...
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    Setting up as self-employed?

    Hi everyone,

    I have closed my limited company due to lack of contract work. I went to Uni for a little while to try a career change but have now quit and am on contribution based jobseekers...
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    The agency might be lying to you. It's happened...

    The agency might be lying to you. It's happened before. I'd get hold of a solicitor and demand the payment from the agency before the agency goes bust then you get nothing.
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    I have been told that the only way to get money...

    I have been told that the only way to get money from the directors is if they are found guilty of some kind of fraud from this then sue them personally, perhaps through small claims court. As we...
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    yes indeed. Maybe I could have got a consultant...

    yes indeed. Maybe I could have got a consultant perm role for 50k but this would mean I would be at the mercy of the employer who could send me to any UK location at a time of their choosing for x...
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    Well quite. My 75% is the figure after all the...

    Well quite. My 75% is the figure after all the overhead costs - accountants, insurances and other expenses taken into account.

    I don't know why people go with umbrellas. I find that ltd co is...
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    keep 75% with ltd co, 80% with umbrella?

    Many umbrella companies advertise that you can keep 80% of your rate.

    Through my ltd co I've been able to keep 75% of my rate in the form of salary, training, dividends and pension contributions....
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    lol all the permies I know are constantly...

    lol

    all the permies I know are constantly worried about their jobs, always rumours circulating that their jobs will be exported
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    Surely we can calculate the value of these...

    Surely we can calculate the value of these intangibles and I suspect they would be worth less than the 30-40grand extra in bank.

    So intangibles would be future promotions, say, or any other...
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    on bench for 15 out of the 60 months in that 5...

    on bench for 15 out of the 60 months in that 5 years.

    In a 70k job you wouldn't get that much time out from working in 5 years. Plus I've put in 60k into a pension in 5 years, again I doubt you'd...
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    My ltd co has been going for 5 years. I've never...

    My ltd co has been going for 5 years. I've never been on as much as £550/day. I've had 15 months off bench in those 5 years.

    My analysis of my income shows that I've had the same benefits as £70k...
  13. I'm an awesome contractor. I don't like dealing...

    I'm an awesome contractor. I don't like dealing with amateurs, frauds or bunny boilers. The same applies to this silly forum. And people who eat lollipops need to just move aside when I walk into a...
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    But I enjoy purging evil and wrongdoing from my...

    But I enjoy purging evil and wrongdoing from my environments.
  15. You are so miserable SueEllen despite your cute...

    You are so miserable SueEllen despite your cute name you're not a happy bunny are you? more a bunny boiler
  16. Clientco demands work beyond scope of duties on contract

    Client co demands and receives work beyond scope of contract whilst paying a rate not fitting to this more advanced pieces of work.

    Would you get your agent to immediately point this out to...
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    No the cowboy has done nothing wrong personally...

    No the cowboy has done nothing wrong personally to me except on the odd occasion try and take credit for my moments of brilliance, unknowingly to the cowboy I had already revealed my exceptional work...
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    That's acting fraudulently. You seem to defend...

    That's acting fraudulently. You seem to defend such behaviour.
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    you seem very defensive of cowboys... maybe too...

    you seem very defensive of cowboys... maybe too blind to see they are bad for contracotrs in that they take our opportunities and defame us professionally, or maybe you're a cowgirl yourself? I hope...
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    But you have no idea how much I dislike conmen...

    But you have no idea how much I dislike conmen taking up opportunities in our market when so many honest people can't find work.
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    I'm just interested in how you'd deal with a...

    I'm just interested in how you'd deal with a contractor you worked with who you had huge suspicions was there on the basis of a false cv. It's obvious when it happens.
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    contractor

    contractor
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    cowboy, sorry I mean a conman with a CV of false...

    cowboy, sorry I mean a conman with a CV of false claims and qualifications
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    How to report a cowboy

    How would you go about reporting a cowboy?
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    Did anyone else get a letter the other day saying...

    Did anyone else get a letter the other day saying there is an insolvency meeting where I think the liquidator will report back on the findings?

    I found it hard to understand. Only two things I'm...
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    My pleasure, glad to know I've been able to help...

    My pleasure, glad to know I've been able to help someone :smokin
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    Unlike the English, the Scottish have enough...

    Unlike the English, the Scottish have enough balls to vote for a patriotic nationalist party.
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    That makes me mad too. Don't these people realise...

    That makes me mad too. Don't these people realise there are other more worthy parties they can switch their votes too? In Scotland, they figured the SNP was a better switch. But it appears the...
  29. Rent from yourself, can you claim as expense?

    If you bought a property through a different Ltd company from the one you contract through... then rented from that company... can you claim that rent as expense?

    Surely it's not that dodgy. You...
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    I used them when I first formed a Ltd company. ...

    I used them when I first formed a Ltd company.

    They were good at first, very helpful.

    However, as time went on, I seemed to be doing most of the work, doing more and more things, and...
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    You are not listening. Investment gains and...

    You are not listening. Investment gains and income from investments via the business are taxed. Then you are taxed again when you pull it out. Just pull it out and put in ISA or put in pension. I...
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    No it's not good in the business as you're taxed...

    No it's not good in the business as you're taxed on the investments made in your company.

    You are not taxed 40% if you pay yourself in dividends from the company.

    <<Moderated - Stick to the...
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    You don't get it. Maybe that's why you throw...

    You don't get it. Maybe that's why you throw insults.

    Inflation will eat up your war chest big time. You will need to invest your company money in something that needs to at least keep pace with...
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    Don't underestimate the force of inflation. £30k...

    Don't underestimate the force of inflation. £30k after 10 years may just be worth half what it is now. Having lived off a warchest for a while myself I was stunned at how the prices of things were...
  35. Partly as my accountant advised so, partly as I...

    Partly as my accountant advised so, partly as I don't want to exhaust my company account in this way. Plus when I suggested this to a few insurers they said no if you're not actually working then you...
  36. Hmm, well I've investigated further and have...

    Hmm, well I've investigated further and have found that these Income Protection policies do not pay out if you're inbetween contracts and not paying yourself a salary.

    Perhaps an alternative is to...
  37. I bet they were so good looking.

    I bet they were so good looking.
  38. yeah we have an increasingly Godless, degenerate...

    yeah we have an increasingly Godless, degenerate society with no common set of moral values, where the gay man has more rights than the family man over what's taught to society's children for...
  39. I'm tired of jealous Brits make sly attacks...

    I'm tired of jealous Brits make sly attacks against Americans. We are not a better country.
  40. poor argument. always more sad to see women argue...

    poor argument. always more sad to see women argue for abortion 'rights'.

    many people can't survive without medication, machines etc. is it ok to kill them too?
  41. thanks, yes I'm looking for an IP that you can...

    thanks, yes I'm looking for an IP that you can claim on in the downtime, I don't pay myself when I'm not working on a contract
  42. Perhaps a 6-month deferred IP would be better....

    Perhaps a 6-month deferred IP would be better. Although I am not sure if there are ones which suit contractors who are in and out of work. No point having one which you can only claim for only when...
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    Provide the food and entertainment yourself. Play...

    Provide the food and entertainment yourself. Play games with the kids. Why the lack of imagination?
  44. Thanks SueEllen. I used to have an income...

    Thanks SueEllen. I used to have an income protection policy through Dentist and General. However, you can only claim for it if you are actually working. It became too much of a chore to stop and...
  45. they are babies who live in the womb, something...

    they are babies who live in the womb, something two homosexuals can never produce unless it's elton john and his boyfriend, a medical miracle
  46. we allow mass murder of babies in this country...

    we allow mass murder of babies in this country already it is called 'abortion'
  47. Need comprehensive health cover - maybe through Ltd?

    hi there
    can any contractor recommend any health insurance, income protection insurance, critical illness, personanl accident etc. etc. cover, ideally all-in-one, that is contractor friendly and...
  48. If they objected to that, then they object to...

    If they objected to that, then they object to what their parents probably did before they got created in their mother's womb.

    But this is all consistent to them. Often there is a hatred of...
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    Best value accountant?

    Hi there

    Who is the best value accountant at the moment? I'm currently with someone who charges £1k+ per year. It doesn't appear like good value for straightforward accounts.

    My experience of...
  50. What does it take for us to ditch our agency ?

    It seems extremely difficult to ditch an agency.

    Under what circumstances could a contractor ditch their agency once you are in somewhere on a contract?

    - What if the agency really annoys the...
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