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  1. Thread: Vaccine passport

    by Lance
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    Given that vaccines work by training antibodies...

    Given that vaccines work by training antibodies to seek and destroy, giving the effect that the virus enters the patient and is killed off fairly quickly, it is almost guaranteed that transmission...
  2. you need to ask a Cayman accountancy/legal...

    you need to ask a Cayman accountancy/legal specialist. And a Timbuktu/Mali specialist (although bribery works well I imagine in those places).

    PS. It's not basic as Cayman is a tax haven and they...
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    How often do you moan about never finding the...

    How often do you moan about never finding the outcome?
    In the future maybe that should be ban worthy....
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    people who eat jelly, and get their gravy out of...

    people who eat jelly, and get their gravy out of a packet deserve this outcome.
    They're almost certainly Brexidiots
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    The premise of using an ISA is a bit irrelevant....

    The premise of using an ISA is a bit irrelevant.
    For a start it’s so volatile that tax isn’t going to have much factor on your profit (or loss).
    And seeing as it’s an unregulated money laundering...
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    The withheld money in its own right won't affect...

    The withheld money in its own right won't affect your IR35 status.
    It could be argued that you are accepting a financial risk, but I'm not sure that would hold up to any real scrutiny unless it's...
  7. vaguely interested.... It's the only part of...

    vaguely interested....
    It's the only part of this that is interesting. I cannot understand why anyone would be obliged to do a paper return.
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    My thoughts would be that a shed with power and...

    My thoughts would be that a shed with power and heating would cost less than a van kitted as you describe. Even after any tax benefits have been considered.
    Get some roofing insulation from B&Q and...
  9. why are you obliged to do it on paper? Did you...

    why are you obliged to do it on paper?
    Did you not get your UTR in time?
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    start here Belgium travel advice - GOV.UK...

    start here Belgium travel advice - GOV.UK

    then go here Visa for Belgium | Belgium in the United Kingdom

    then here Immigration Office

    Note that...


    you might struggle with a UK Ltd. if...
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    BS...... HMRC don't recognise personal preference...

    BS...... HMRC don't recognise personal preference when it comes to tax. There's law, and there's legislation.


    Like I said earlier. It's not income personally as it's not your money. So is not...
  12. I suppose it depends on why you are obliged to...

    I suppose it depends on why you are obliged to send them a physical paper copy.
    If they (HMRC) oblige you to do this then their letter asking you will provide guidance.
    I would have thought that by...
  13. That's what I thought. The fact that it seems...

    That's what I thought. The fact that it seems "too good to be true" being a key indicator.

    Just too easy to take the money out in one go, pay off the interest only at commercial rates (that...
  14. What I meant was that if it was to change that’s...

    What I meant was that if it was to change that’s how they do it.

    I don’t think it will change as it’s public sector so they have already made the determination (April 2018 or was it 17?)
  15. Indeed. Let them come. We NEED immigration.

    Indeed. Let them come.
    We NEED immigration.
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    you think agencies are bad? Wait till you have to...

    you think agencies are bad? Wait till you have to deal with HR instead.... And a HR bod getting paid on the back of your efforts. And who also knows nothing about what you do as they're HR.
    ...
  17. Thread: GDPR question

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    for me there are two areas of interest. 1) the...

    for me there are two areas of interest.

    1) the individuals information was provided by those individuals for a specific use case
    2) providing the historical logs to interested parties is outside...
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    apply for as strike off as per below. Closing...

    apply for as strike off as per below.

    Closing a limited company - GOV.UK

    It tells you what to do, and when, and who to tell.
  19. it won't happen like that. It will be a new...

    it won't happen like that. It will be a new contract and the old one terminated.
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    When you can find your own work you won't need...

    When you can find your own work you won't need them. The fact that you use them means that you need them.
    In my experience many clients consider the contractors as blood-sucking parasites, and...
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    You’ve got it all backwards.... They’re not...

    You’ve got it all backwards....

    They’re not skimming as has been pointed out repeatedly.

    And renewal time is the correct time for them to reduce their margin as their work has been done. The...
  22. 2020 has been a bad year for that sort of thing.

    2020 has been a bad year for that sort of thing.
  23. Yes that is a lot of reading. 2.5% isn’t that...

    Yes that is a lot of reading.

    2.5% isn’t that bad though when it’s going to a company I own.
  24. Does the company have to have retained profits to loan money?

    Is there such a thing?

    Maybe it’s me being cynical but I would have thought any company loan to a controlling individual would be classed as a director loan regardless of the terms.
    It’s credit...
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    Great skills. Look after those fivers... bet you...

    Great skills. Look after those fivers... bet you wish you’d asked for £525.
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    Hahaha. That’s not meant to be a serious...

    Hahaha.
    That’s not meant to be a serious suggestion is it? No trolling in the professional forums...
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    There seems to be a few people suggesting that...

    There seems to be a few people suggesting that it’s OK to break the rules as long as you tell HMRC and pay the tax difference.
    Whilst this may work, I’m not sure it’s a wise strategy.
    I’m also not...
  28. Yes you can. You become a debtor so the company...

    Yes you can.
    You become a debtor so the company has that £9k on the books still.
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    April.

    April.
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    That suggests that most UK resource just isn’t...

    That suggests that most UK resource just isn’t very good then.
    I’ve never felt threatened by offshoring because I offer value for money that is not available offshore (I’ve no idea why it’s not but...
  31. a clause to transfer a statutory obligation is...

    a clause to transfer a statutory obligation is almost certainly not going to hold up in court.
    If they issue an SDS with an outside determination, and an outside contract, and you stick to the terms...
  32. now you're just being rude. You have received...

    now you're just being rude.

    You have received nothing but good advice. It has been delivered bluntly, and the more foolish you became the blunter the advice became. So what!

    If we treated you...
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    Surely that's dependant on the accountant? I...

    Surely that's dependant on the accountant?
    I mean it's not grant income, but your accountant has simply identified it a useful place to put it.
    My accountant might say put as interest received with...
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    twas ever thus. Nothing new here. Insource,...

    twas ever thus.

    Nothing new here. Insource, outsource, offshore, bestshore. Every CIO needs a big thing to do before he goes to balls up the next company.
    Right now it's cloud. the best bet for...
  35. for it to be understood to be in jest there needs...

    for it to be understood to be in jest there needs to be some credibility earned. At the moment your credibility is pretty low so stupid ideas look like stupid ideas rather than jokes.

    As for...
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    It's a grey area if it's personal banking. It's...

    It's a grey area if it's personal banking.
    It's not at all grey as it's company money.
    If you put company money on a football match and win the winnings are profit and therefiore subject to...
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    it's not income as it's not yours. Its your...

    it's not income as it's not yours.
    Its your company's. It's revenue but not VATable.
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    are you planning on making a loss next year or...

    are you planning on making a loss next year or something?
  39. Exhibit A..... Exhibit B... (well spotted...

    Exhibit A.....



    Exhibit B... (well spotted JB I missed that)
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    I’m not sure you’re right. It would be easy for...

    I’m not sure you’re right.
    It would be easy for a client to simply issue an inside SDS based on known facts and leave the rest up to the contractor.
    The choice to use an umbrella is the...
  41. Really confused now. You have a LTD. You have...

    Really confused now.
    You have a LTD. You have some work. Do the work. Then carry on and liquidate once finished.

    What is your question exactly?
  42. when there is insufficient information it's quite...

    when there is insufficient information it's quite reasonable to try and read into things





    a) yes we know
    b) good as that's what you must do
    c) then what is the point of the question?
  43. if it's as dumb an idea as I think it might be,...

    if it's as dumb an idea as I think it might be, then it has worse problems as the payment will be going to bank account that no longer is owned by the business... So really, really dumb.

    FOpscont
  44. it's definitely clear as fooking mud... Or I'm...

    it's definitely clear as fooking mud... Or I'm really thick.... or both

    do you mean invoice 2 years and one day after the capital distribution?
    One day before makes no sense as what you do before...
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    Offering??? Really??? Or agents advertising...

    Offering??? Really???
    Or agents advertising these roles?

    There's no offer till there's a piece of paper.
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    I don't think City's are doomed. But there are...

    I don't think City's are doomed. But there are very few cities in the UK.

    UK's only real city
    London

    Almost proper cities
    Brum
    Leeds
    Manc (*cough* *scum*)
    Cardiff
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    You need a PM mindset to some degree as you need...

    You need a PM mindset to some degree as you need to understand scope, budget, responsibilities, requirements, commercials.
    In my experience very few techies could manage their way out of a paper bag...
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    time to invest in Carlisle?

    time to invest in Carlisle?
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    small tulipty towns at risk of retail...

    small tulipty towns at risk of retail collapse.....

    Must be a slow news day. This has been the case for years.
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    a 'faulty' 2016 iMac is worth zero though.

    a 'faulty' 2016 iMac is worth zero though.
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