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  1. On what grounds and (a far bigger issue) by whom?...

    On what grounds and (a far bigger issue) by whom?

    Remember
  2. For reference Ian posted the decision on Thursday...

    For reference Ian posted the decision on Thursday at https://www.contractoruk.com/forums/umbrella-companies/126425-opus-bestpay-umbrella-do-not-use-its-highly-toxic-5.html#post2821492 but we only...
  3. Bollocks - that argument washed until probably...

    Bollocks - that argument washed until probably 2010 but after that as DealOrNoDeal correctly points out the law was very clear....

    As for Amazon when you see how much they invest in new projects...
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    I know ignore the law is a Silicon Valley...

    I know ignore the law is a Silicon Valley operating model but I think I see the flaw in this plan - it's a very different and far more direct issue than starting a taxi firm or short term flat rental...
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    Sadly it's something I cannot prove and proof...

    Sadly it's something I cannot prove and proof won't be available (unless they were incredibly stupid).

    So I will not say it in a public forum (nor likely outside this forum).
  6. Thread: test please delete

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    Sticky: I've billed for far less.

    I've billed for far less.
  7. That would be a clever trick - the biggest note...

    That would be a clever trick - the biggest note any bank issues is £50 and most places will only accept £20s.
  8. Loan charge has interest yes...

    Loan charge has interest yes...
  9. Worth quoting 52(2) at the same time

    Worth quoting 52(2) at the same time
  10. HMRC now admit (off the record) that the idea of...

    HMRC now admit (off the record) that the idea of using DOTAS as a means of regulating schemes was a bit useless - as it allowed salesman to say HMRC approved on it and then quoted the DOTAS number as...
  11. As my Nan would say "Never in this world" why am...

    As my Nan would say "Never in this world" why am I not surprised.
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    Nice IR35 case there were HMRC to come calling..

    Nice IR35 case there were HMRC to come calling..
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    +1 - consultancies make money from bums on seats...

    +1 - consultancies make money from bums on seats at client sites - can't get to the client site time to find another contract.
  14. I will tell you the story when we next meet -...

    I will tell you the story when we next meet - but being blunt the wife was as bad as the husband was and both deserved this.
  15. Let me correct this bit by bit. The money...

    Let me correct this bit by bit.



    The money Best Employment Services received from your agency was not your salary it was a payment (at gross invoice level) for the work you did for Best...
  16. What does your accountant say - as most people on...

    What does your accountant say - as most people on here don't deal with stock and assets we sell our time and expertise
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    Who your MP is really doesn't matter - the point...

    Who your MP is really doesn't matter - the point is that if HMRC don't play ball and it all goes wrong It is him / his staff that will need to point out what HMRC have committed themselves to in...
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    As it is loan charge related see section 2.36 in...

    As it is loan charge related see section 2.36 in https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/854490/20191219_Government_response.pdf and go and...
  19. It won't make any difference for them as HMRC...

    It won't make any difference for them as HMRC want the money they are owed. Hopefully it will help discourage others from joiningsich schemes
  20. Given the 5 figure sum I've invested in this plan...

    Given the 5 figure sum I've invested in this plan I think I'm entitled to be arrogant about it.
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    I always used to confused agents as I spent 18...

    I always used to confused agents as I spent 18 months at Caudwell (where the average was less than 3 months) but refused to go near Barclays at Knutsford.
  22. I have heard of a wife who only discovered the...

    I have heard of a wife who only discovered the size of their debt issues (nothing to do with tax avoidance) when the bailiffs arrived to evict them from their house that day.
  23. Mrs Eek pointed this out to me earlier today -...

    Mrs Eek pointed this out to me earlier today - and being honest it's not HMRC John should be scared of, it's the liquidator or trust trying to recover the "loaned" money.
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    MoX8 - What was the umbrella company you were...

    MoX8 - What was the umbrella company you were using called?

    If it's Felicitas you need to speak to WTT as they seem to be looking at using appropriate specialists - etc have walked away...
  25. Completely irrelevant for something that I only...

    Completely irrelevant for something that I only care about within the UK (and even then it's for strategy reasons more than anything else).
  26. Thread: test please delete

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    Sticky: on second thoughts, nah..

    on second thoughts, nah..
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    Sticky: I should really thank NAT for reminding me I...

    I should really thank NAT for reminding me I hadn't done it.
  28. I know which is why I've Trade marked what was a...

    I know which is why I've Trade marked what was a googlewhack phrase for the second part of my current plan...
  29. Can I see evidence of your trademark?

    Can I see evidence of your trademark?
  30. Thread: test please delete

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    Sticky: Well that's the trademark sorted out...

    Well that's the trademark sorted out...
  31. Already did that joke

    Already did that joke
  32. I'm assuming it's month - as that sort of makes...

    I'm assuming it's month - as that sort of makes sense.
  33. Looks at projected income figures for the next...

    Looks at projected income figures for the next year - INKSPE
  34. Thread: test please delete

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    Sticky: All clocks found and set correctly (I hope)

    All clocks found and set correctly (I hope)
  35. Thread: Maybe bye bye Dido

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    Dido has done so well with Track and Trace that...

    Dido has done so well with Track and Trace that she is lined up to lead the NHS (you may think I'm joking)...
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    Sticky: 30 seconds on Google and Movemybooks...

    30 seconds on Google and Movemybooks
  37. Only if the director isn't the person creating...

    Only if the director isn't the person creating the issue and the organisation being short changed is not called HMRC.
  38. Thread: Aftermarket GPUs

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    Given the lack of 3080 stock issues (one company...

    Given the lack of 3080 stock issues (one company in China ordered 120,000 for launch and have received 750 I wouldn't expect the 3070 situation to be much better.
  39. Thread: Loans advice

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    The money for your deposit is in the company?

    The money for your deposit is in the company?
  40. Oh joy the phoenix company approach to avoid...

    Oh joy the phoenix company approach to avoid solving dodgy work and court demands has arrived in the contracting industry.

    Just close the company down properly - if you adopt future strategy's...
  41. Thread: Loans advice

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    This was posted on hpc earlier this week - I post...

    This was posted on hpc earlier this week - I post it as it outlines what you need to do




    So if you are starting to buy in March next year - you want the credit cards paid off sooner rather...
  42. Thread: The end

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    And? That's always been the case a £50k permanent...

    And? That's always been the case a £50k permanent job, would pay £50 an hour.

    If anything, given how little wages have increased over the years 60% is a good deal
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    I've always been renewed on merit, but it doesn't...

    I've always been renewed on merit, but it doesn't hurt to be liked rather than a necessity. Being generous and being liked means you can then get away with virtually anything because people trust...
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    To be the generous one when renewal comes round...

    To be the generous one when renewal comes round and the budget can only pay for a single renewal.
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    1) chances are you will earn more under an...

    1) chances are you will earn more under an umbrella rather than PAYE (even after everything is deducted for tax).
    2) given the extra income you can use Salary sacrifice to put more into your pension...
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    Sticky: I will add the following here as it's likely to...

    I will add the following here as it's likely to come up again and it's best it's on the front page.
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    And replaces the previous loan demand summary...

    And replaces the previous loan demand summary thread as things have moved on slightly - some of the old issues are irrelevant now but there are new ones now Mr Sacco's schemes are being liquidated.
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    Sticky: Got that skill set - I can easily point you at...

    Got that skill set - I can easily point you at permanent jobs paying £60k plus today.
  49. Agencies will often only pay when the client pays...

    Agencies will often only pay when the client pays them.

    One reason for ensuring you don't opt out of the agency regulations is because that allows agencies to add clauses like we won't pay you...
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    And that's acceptable? As you seem to think it is.

    And that's acceptable? As you seem to think it is.
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