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  1. Thread: DOOM: ladymuck

    by Lance
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    Meh. Juniper is for hipster gin. Industrial...

    Meh. Juniper is for hipster gin.

    Industrial alcohol with flavouring is the way forward.
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    been a long day

    been a long day
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    What makes you think the OP doesn't have an...

    What makes you think the OP doesn't have an accountant?
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    except it wan't like that. The business was...

    except it wan't like that.
    The business was closing, so he was redundant. No director needed for a closed company. The post ceased to exist.
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    Life's too short to worry about me surely?...

    Life's too short to worry about me surely?
    Definitely too short to be helping out a bank for free.
  6. You've identified what it is about property that...

    You've identified what it is about property that works. Easy access to credit so you can leverage your investment. Anybody can do it.

    You say £1M in stocks and shares get's you £50k. Fine.
    £1M in...
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    The solicitor charged £2k. So £3k of free money....

    The solicitor charged £2k. So £3k of free money.



    Well he did. And he did get paid. No idea of the legality or the risks but he did it.
  8. This ^^^^^^^ sometimes that amazing wheeze...

    This ^^^^^^^

    sometimes that amazing wheeze that sounds great on paper is just overly-complex and unforseen consequences come along.
    At least when it's your money, it is actually your money.
    ...
  9. was it £1600 for all costs over the last 18...

    was it £1600 for all costs over the last 18 months?
    Or £1600 in excess of what you expected?
    And if the latter what did you expect to pay for 18 months of accountancy services?


    10.
  10. Thread: Payroll Options

    by Lance
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    FreeAgent is supported. Most of those free ones...

    FreeAgent is supported.
    Most of those free ones are stripped out versions of a commercial product. Any idea why they offer this? It's not for charity.
    FreeAgent will be maintained with the latest...
  11. Thread: Payroll Options

    by Lance
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    Sign up with Mettle (Part of NatWest) and have...

    Sign up with Mettle (Part of NatWest) and have FreeAgent provided and no monthly fee.
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    You sure it’s possible to not be tax resident...

    You sure it’s possible to not be tax resident anywhere?
    I am pretty sure that’s not true.

    And if it was, and the OP could prove that then HMRC would take the tax anyway as there’s no double tax...
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    This ‘thread’ is over 5,500 posts long and should...

    This ‘thread’ is over 5,500 posts long and should be moved to general as it serves no useful purpose.
    No more useful than the typical DOOM threads that get posted there anyway.
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    at risk of confusing the thread.... a pal of...

    at risk of confusing the thread....

    a pal of mine retired 3 years ago.
    He took all the money out his company, made himself redundant after there was no money left, and got the government to pay...
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    Really? In a 2 exec company you can’t make the...

    Really?
    In a 2 exec company you can’t make the admin person redundant as the admin still needs doing.
    It might be possible to make both redundant if there’s no more to be done. Just not one.
  16. and succeeding about as well as Trump does when...

    and succeeding about as well as Trump does when he tries to sound clever.

    Scary ******* fact time. A lot of people believe it.....
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    is she an employee? shareholders are not...

    is she an employee?

    shareholders are not entitled to redundancy.
    Nor are company secretaries.
    Employees are, in certain circumstances. You do need to be very careful though. Is her role actually...
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    I'm sure they're very grateful for your valuable...

    I'm sure they're very grateful for your valuable input.
  19. Thread: DOOM at 8am

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    maybe a DOOM sub-forum???

    maybe a DOOM sub-forum???
  20. Thread: DOOM at 8am

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    school nights. school days. what's the difference...

    school nights. school days. what's the difference now?
    I go sober for at weekend as I feel like crap by Friday night.
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    60.

    60.
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    Mettle is OK but no FSCS protection and £10k...

    Mettle is OK but no FSCS protection and £10k transfer limit.
    I’ll keep both thank you.
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    Christ almighty. You’ve spent longer writing this...

    Christ almighty. You’ve spent longer writing this moan than I did logging in to the new portal and setting up the link to FreeAgent.
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    Why don’t you ask your umbrella why they don’t...

    Why don’t you ask your umbrella why they don’t offer the furlough?
    Might help the discussion.
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    Oh do **** off..... This is a professional forum...

    Oh do **** off.....
    This is a professional forum (despite the bed wetters). There is no objective way to watch a David Icke video. You either know he’s a twat before you watch it or you’re a...
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    So many questions... What does your accountant...

    So many questions...

    What does your accountant say?
    How long you been trading?
    Why FRS? Is it actually suitable for you? Maybe it is for one year but depends on other VAT items.
    If you’re on...
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    O365. Cloud. Home working. All migrations to...

    O365. Cloud. Home working.


    All migrations to get there.
    And I'm a LOT cheaper than a consultancy.
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    I think that thread is bang on the money. Mind...

    I think that thread is bang on the money.

    Mind you I’ve been setting up home working for companies since the days of 28k modems. So I must declare that as an interest.
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    State of the Market

    Indeed. I’ve never been so busy or so in demand. And all of it from previous and current clients.
    Not a single agency involved except those that do it for c. 1% just to handle the cash.
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    A dormant company is different to a company that...

    A dormant company is different to a company that has no revenue or expenses.
  31. nope.

    nope.
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    Whilst true it’s not as clear cut. The point...

    Whilst true it’s not as clear cut.

    The point of limiting your liability is when you’re borrowing money to fund the business. It allows for heavily leveraged businesses to function with debt far in...
  33. The next SA submission in Jan 2021 is for the tax...

    The next SA submission in Jan 2021 is for the tax period ending just before covid hit. There can't be that many people who will have spent that money surely?

    In any case, most of us will have...
  34. Indeed. If private sector it can be run by LTD...

    Indeed. If private sector it can be run by LTD right now, but as you say, the agency may well not like it. Hence why I said the OP needs to know who's doing the deductions.
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    IMO a server doesn't make a good gaming rig...

    IMO a server doesn't make a good gaming rig simply due to the noise levels.
  36. that's up to you. You can run inside work through...

    that's up to you. You can run inside work through a LTD. As long as you can get paid that way. But as the tax may already have been deducted it's an overhead. If it's not deducted at source then your...
  37. yes you can. Outside run as normal. Inside you...

    yes you can.
    Outside run as normal.
    Inside you can run through the company or an umbrella. Your accountant will be able to advise on how with your LTD.
    But you'd probably be as good to do it...
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    I would imagine that the personal tax would be...

    I would imagine that the personal tax would be based on the date of declaration.
    However I have no evidence of this, and if a personal tax investigation is done the date of payment is the first...
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    **** him. He’s a nasty piece of work. I don’t...

    **** him. He’s a nasty piece of work.

    I don’t like Boris either but there are signs of humanity.

    Trump however has no redeeming features at all. Probably a rapist, certainly a criminal,...
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    Income protection is a financial product that...

    Income protection is a financial product that exists but it’s not what you’re after. You need I get the terminology right when looking.

    IPSE offer some limited cover but in general you cannot get...
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    I'm not sure if I'm being a bit thick here, but...

    I'm not sure if I'm being a bit thick here, but surely a sale of shares will be a capital gain?
    Your capital investment of £100 is now worth £x00,000. If that's not a capital gain I'm not sure what...
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    Doing your accounts is work not covered by IR35....

    Doing your accounts is work not covered by IR35.
    Writing your expense claims also.

    "I expensed this chair, to use whilst claiming my expenses."
  43. Thread: ER relief

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    you'd need to use a specialist company anyway so...

    you'd need to use a specialist company anyway so talk to them.

    MVL Online come highly recommended.

    And try searching these forums as this topic is very common.
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    Herman Miller — 2ndhnd.com - Quality Office...

    Herman Miller — 2ndhnd.com - Quality Office Furniture

    but all sold out. Home working has drained the stock.
  45. +3

    +3
  46. Sticky: I would imagine that you'll have to re apply....

    I would imagine that you'll have to re apply.
    Unfortunate timing, but these things happen.
  47. So if the OP was to identify as female they could...

    So if the OP was to identify as female they could tick two woke boxes with one hire....

    Just a thought.
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    Telling the project board why the project is...

    Telling the project board why the project is late, over budget, and that it’s not the engineers fault..... and then getting sacked. They’re good for that.

    Seriously though... good PMs are useful....
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    I’m not sure how £350 a day translates into a few...

    I’m not sure how £350 a day translates into a few hours in evenings and weekends.
    How does the agency think this will work?

    It seems odd though. There’s plenty of benched contractors, so why...
  50. You were the idiot with the absolute...

    You were the idiot with the absolute definition.....
    “War chest is personal not company”...
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