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    Most people on here know that - but he / him is...

    Most people on here know that - but he / him is easier to say than other options. Especially when some women prefer to hide their gender online for various reasons.
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    I did - which is why the documentation now exists...

    I did - which is why the documentation now exists for taking a backup, storing it as an azure blob (outside of the standard daily backups) alongside instructions on how to reinstall it into a freshly...
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    Um, no. Only by people who don't know what they...

    Um, no. Only by people who don't know what they are doing.

    Granted you no longer need to worry about hardware failure (as redundancy is built into the service you are buying) but you should be...
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    Who controls the capacity because it's not the...

    Who controls the capacity because it's not the haulage firms - it's a combination of the ports and the ferry companies?

    Dover Calais is a popular route because it's the shortest which means the...
  5. Thread: test please delete

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    Sticky: Does he? Mind you we threw ours back to Leeds a...

    Does he? Mind you we threw ours back to Leeds a fortnight ago (before it all went pear-shaped).
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    And we've covered a few of those surprises in the...

    And we've covered a few of those surprises in the past.

    The entire point is that when you MVL you need to have a good reason for why you don't expect to use another Limited company for a similar...
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    Sticky: You also need to check dates as they deliver the...

    You also need to check dates as they deliver the items and refuses ones that are stupidly dated.

    That causes them a problem they will notice as the return path to sell the items again is always...
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    Anything else would cost them money so it will be...

    Anything else would cost them money so it will be via email.

    As such provided you have evidence that you sent them an email / letter stating the fact that you have gone bankrupt I would just be...
  9. You mean Personal & Business Car Leasing |...

    You mean Personal & Business Car Leasing | LINGsCARS

    Posting that might be safe now as she retired in December (giving the company to her staff) and is now cycling round the world..
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    Look at how it used to work. Look at how it...

    Look at how it used to work.

    Look at how it works as of April

    Things are going to be very different.
  11. Thread: Dead today

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    :eek and :eek:

    :eek and :eek:
  12. If you know that you aren't 100% (or at least...

    If you know that you aren't 100% (or at least 80%) sure about what you are talking about, why post it in a professional forum?
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    Sticky: You mean it got as far as the tin? :eek

    You mean it got as far as the tin? :eek
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    Sticky: Mrs Eek's stock answer to that one is the food...

    Mrs Eek's stock answer to that one is the food diary we did ages ago which showed that she ate less than me, did more exercise and I lost 2 pound and she put weight on.

    The simple fact is that...
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    Um, No...

    Um, No...
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    Number of roles to fill - a lot of companies...

    Number of roles to fill - a lot of companies won't trust outsourcing firms.
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    When you used Pembroke some of you income was...

    When you used Pembroke some of you income was paid via PAYE, some was paid to you without tax deducted (as a loan)

    HMRC are chasing up the money that you received where tax was not deducted at...
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    That Personnel clause has nothing to do with...

    That Personnel clause has nothing to do with IR35.

    It may have a slight impact on substitution (which would be an issue if that was the only basis of you being outside IR35) but I doubt it.
    ...
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    That wasn't my point - HMRC's favourite example...

    That wasn't my point - HMRC's favourite example is 2 Solicitors paid the same £60,000 (yes I know the example is insane). One is an employee one was using a limited company. The one using a limited...
  20. You can't begin liquidation until you've received...

    You can't begin liquidation until you've received all the money and paid all the bills.
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    And my point is that come April - you can't as...

    And my point is that come April - you can't as HMRC will be adopting a very clear role based viewpoint (as demonstrated in all examples HMRC have ever used regarding IR35)
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    But you are a developer The client has other...

    But you are a developer

    The client has other developers who are inside IR35

    so in HMRC's eyes you are inside IR35

    And productivity isn't any indicator that you are outside IR35
  23. Given that this seems to be a continuation of...

    Given that this seems to be a continuation of your harebrained schemes that you came up with in MVL - entrepreneurs relief and starting new LTD Company (contractoruk.com)

    I stick to my previous...
  24. What on earth are you talking about. If you...

    What on earth are you talking about.

    If you are MVLing a company you cannot enter the same trade for 2 years except as an employee.
  25. You've done all that can be done then as any more...

    You've done all that can be done then as any more will time out within 30 minutes.

    Click on the link and then find the appropriate documents (currently it's the 3rd one down and the top 1).
    ...
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    You might but unless you are the only person...

    You might but unless you are the only person doing X then you are just another developer.

    And HMRC will just say as the other developers are inside this one is as well.

    Value added doesn't...
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    Sorted.

    Sorted.
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    I was going to go 99/1% but was feeling generous.

    I was going to go 99/1% but was feeling generous.
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    and it wouldn't work. HMRC will look at the...

    and it wouldn't work.

    HMRC will look at the other people doing the exact same job and ask why is that one outside and the other 99 inside.

    Now having found that guy is inside - could you pay...
  30. Thread: Umbrella Referrals

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    The OP doesn't though otherwise this question...

    The OP doesn't though otherwise this question wouldn't be in general.
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    We might of done. Then Boris closed everything...

    We might of done.

    Then Boris closed everything down again on the Monday 4th - I know I stopped rushing to employ someone at that point.
  32. Thread: Umbrella Referrals

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    Their fees are advertised on their website so I...

    Their fees are advertised on their website so I doubt it.

    Fair pay is only £30 a month but does have restrictions in that you do get what you pay for.
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    The commercial risk of having 1000 outside IR35...

    The commercial risk of having 1000 outside IR35 contractors on site is too great.

    The commercial risk of having 10 specialist workers outside IR35 isn't going to be that bad.

    However companies...
  34. Thread: Umbrella Referrals

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    There is sod all profit in running an umbrella...

    There is sod all profit in running an umbrella company so I wouldn't be picking one based on referral incentive. The "umbrellas" that offer referral fees will be the ones pocketing the tax money they...
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    Could be but were I a betting man 90% chance...

    Could be but were I a betting man

    90% chance it's the agency trying to make extra profit
    10% it's the end client saving a few quid (little in it for most companies except where the end client is...
  36. Already timed out so you would be better linking...

    Already timed out so you would be better linking to the company house records - tell me the companies and I will do it for you if you prefer.
  37. I assumed it was the client doing it given ...

    I assumed it was the client doing it given



    and the way the rest of the post shows a lack of knowledge
  38. The CEST tool is biased towards inside verdicts -...

    The CEST tool is biased towards inside verdicts - if CEST is saying you are outside you really our outside.
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    So you have a Corporation tax for last year due...

    So you have a Corporation tax for last year due to profits and a loss this year due to no income coming in.

    Should be fixable long term so just create a final set of accounts and work from there.
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    They aren't dropping £50 a day they are trying to...

    They aren't dropping £50 a day they are trying to add £50 a day to their margin

    Client pays £600. Agency was offering £500 for a 6 month contract
    Now they are offering £450 for a 12 month...
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    But we started talking about Umbrellas see ...

    But we started talking about Umbrellas see



    And it's little different once you start talking about taking dividends when your income is above £50k

    £3000 from company to pension -> £3000 in...
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    I was pointing out that there was zero difference...

    I was pointing out that there was zero difference between a 12 month contract and a 6 month contract.

    Using a notice period to emphasis that point is clearer than a no work, no pay argument.
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    What's the notice period? If it's not 12 months...

    What's the notice period? If it's not 12 months guaranteed pay (and it won't be) nothing has changed - your contract is only as good as the notice period.
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    Sticky: Wait until the South discovers the joy of Boyes ...

    Wait until the South discovers the joy of Boyes *, Thankfully they never will as they won't serve anywhere more than 3 hours drive from Scarborough

    * the website does not demonstrate the actual...
  45. Open a mettle bank account that gives you a free...

    Open a mettle bank account that gives you a free agent account.

    Enter the details into freeagent and that will give you the figures.
  46. There are no promoters involved here. Your tax...

    There are no promoters involved here.

    Your tax issues were caught in the loan charge

    The loan issue is between you and a liquidator who has a built in success fee on amounts recovered.

    WTT...
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    Lets put it simply:- £10000 a month £10000...

    Lets put it simply:-

    £10000 a month

    £10000 all used for immediate income
    £5830.95 take home
    £4169.05 lost in tax and fees

    Or £3000 into a pension
    £7000 for immediate income
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    But as Malvolio and NLUK both say - few companies...

    But as Malvolio and NLUK both say - few companies are going to take the risk.

    We do time and material contracts but they are short term things with 2 week deliverables - nothing delivered = no...
  49. Thread: Sell company iMac

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    Let's combine all the posts above The company...

    Let's combine all the posts above

    The company book value will be zero as it should be fully depreciated.

    And while in the ideal world you should be booking the sale in the company (as LM...
  50. Nope as every contract is different and requires...

    Nope as every contract is different and requires an individual investigation.

    The only edge case would be long running contract that the client decides is outside in April 21 and HMRC argues that...
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