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    Almost certainly. Probably not for 2-3 years,...

    Almost certainly. Probably not for 2-3 years, though. The only subset left with IR35 BAU will be contracts with overseas clients and no UK intermediary in the chain (other than the PSC), assuming...
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    A shart in your general direction.

    A shart in your general direction.
  3. These products have hitherto been marketed to the...

    These products have hitherto been marketed to the discerning agent candidate at the btec level, which allows them to get out into the real world and break stuff asap.
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    No, it's BAU for small clients (i.e., the...

    No, it's BAU for small clients (i.e., the contractor decides their own status and their company is liable), not outside by default. :D
  5. How many references do they need?

    How many references do they need?
  6. fog

    fog
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    Scootie's operating his contrarian backwoods...

    Scootie's operating his contrarian backwoods bunker policy at all times, otherwise known as negative winning™.
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    Ignore this. :D Stick to the relevant...

    Ignore this. :D

    Stick to the relevant professional forum and you should get (usually :D) some decent advice on business/contracts or accounting etc.

    If you post in general, prepare for...
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    Fook off, gricer.

    Fook off, gricer.
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    Likewise, I had a couple of FTCs when I started...

    Likewise, I had a couple of FTCs when I started out working for unis - pretty standard engagement for research staff. It's like any other type of job - if both parties are happy with the arrangement,...
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    When the markets no longer trust central banks to...

    When the markets no longer trust central banks to BOOM everything*!
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    S&P 500?

    S&P 500?
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    There will be plenty of hope and opportunity. ...

    There will be plenty of hope and opportunity.

    ( To get rid of the Tories :laugh )
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    Unless you’ve increased Satoshi value, you...

    Unless you’ve increased Satoshi value, you haven’t really negative lost anyway.
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    TBF, I think I claimed that MF is Orca fat.

    TBF, I think I claimed that MF is Orca fat.
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    All this negative losing is becoming tedious.

    All this negative losing is becoming tedious.
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    Some of the attack ads from The Lincoln Project...

    Some of the attack ads from The Lincoln Project and Republican Voters Against Trump are absolutely brutal.
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    Yep, this. There's been very limited switching in...

    Yep, this. There's been very limited switching in recent memory (we're talking about less than 10% of Republicans and Democrats) of whom almost all do not engage much with politics. Once you've...
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    Currently, I am negative negative winning,...

    Currently, I am negative negative winning, whereas scootie is negative negative losing his shirt.
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    I think we can look to gricer as a guide.

    I think we can look to gricer as a guide.
  21. Excellent, thanks for the heads up.

    Excellent, thanks for the heads up.
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    I'd like to see admin implement a sockie tax with...

    I'd like to see admin implement a sockie tax with an extra levy on the most cretinous and tedious examples.
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    I don't see much scope for tax avoidance there :D

    I don't see much scope for tax avoidance there :D
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    This. Quite complicated, actually. In comparison,...

    This. Quite complicated, actually. In comparison, a wealth tax is fairly straightforward (and proven in many other jurisdictions) - but that won't happen either.

    They aren't going to faff around...
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    Yes, but you sold it with a conservatory. Are you...

    Yes, but you sold it with a conservatory. Are you going to levy capital gains on the £2.99 profit you made on your plastic conservatory?
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    What happens if you bought a flat above a kebab...

    What happens if you bought a flat above a kebab shop and added a conservatory?
  27. The fee payer is the intermediary that pays the...

    The fee payer is the intermediary that pays the fees. The OP has already confirmed that they are direct to the client.
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    MF eats 747s for breakfast.

    MF eats 747s for breakfast.
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    If you want MF to stay indoors, you'd better...

    If you want MF to stay indoors, you'd better reserve one of the Cardington hangars.
  30. KUATB. The client is the fee payer.

    KUATB. The client is the fee payer.
  31. I think you've basically summed it up yourself. ...

    I think you've basically summed it up yourself.

    In principle, closing down your company and starting a new one affords no protection where due diligence hasn't been applied. In practice, you cite...
  32. I still think it's more likely than not that...

    I still think it's more likely than not that they've quoted the "wrong" rate, but we'll see - you may be right.

    For existing contracts, it's hard to get away with deducting these employment costs...
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    No self-respecting developer is an sql developer....

    No self-respecting developer is an sql developer. :D
  34. Well, just make sure you're being quoted the rate...

    Well, just make sure you're being quoted the rate you think you're being quoted because those "employment costs" are coming from somewhere. :laugh
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    I prefer to work my way up to the major cretins....

    I prefer to work my way up to the major cretins. I find it less triggering.
  36. Just use a regular UK income tax calculator for...

    Just use a regular UK income tax calculator for PAYE employees, including the ErNI (because this will be paid from your day-rate too).

    For example:

    UK Salary Tax Calculator 2020 / 2021:...
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    select * from cretins C inner join sockies S on...

    select * from cretins C inner join sockies S on S.person_id = C.person_id where S.alias = 'gricer' order by C.cretin_magnitude;

    That would probably explode the query planner, trying to order by...
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    Let's see what happens in the Autumn, eh? :D

    Let's see what happens in the Autumn, eh? :D
  39. That was scootie practicing his charts.

    That was scootie practicing his charts.
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    This may be nitpicky, but if you hadn't injected...

    This may be nitpicky, but if you hadn't injected it with 23lb15oz of cock puffing fluid, then you'd still have your comfortable micropenis.
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    Certainly happens in the US w/ federal contracts...

    Certainly happens in the US w/ federal contracts (e.g., service-disabled veteran-owned small business).
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    You had to go and mention it. :rolleyes:

    You had to go and mention it. :rolleyes:
  43. And it's on artisan bread. :puke:

    And it's on artisan bread. :puke:
  44. Darren_Test on guest parking, suity PMing. Would...

    Darren_Test on guest parking, suity PMing. Would just need to find a DJ that has the Yakety Sax/Benny Hill theme tune.
  45. Thread: Boomed!

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    In that case, have five bananas rather than four....

    In that case, have five bananas rather than four. :banana2::banana2::banana2::banana2::banana2:
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    Yeah, but he’s obese by the other definition too.

    Yeah, but he’s obese by the other definition too.
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    Was that a question? This isn’t twitter.

    Was that a question?

    This isn’t twitter.
  48. There's also that niche space of the artificially...

    There's also that niche space of the artificially unintelligent chat bot, currently occupied by gricer.
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    They have sockie accountants.

    They have sockie accountants.
  50. You're probably right. There are avenues to...

    You're probably right. There are avenues to pursue directly w/ HMRC for overpaid EeNI, but you won't get it back from the fee payer.
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