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    If my company year end was 30th September and I...

    If my company year end was 30th September and I have paid monthly to SJD, do they legally have to provide my year end accounts and self-assessment for that period even if I leave now?

    I really...
  2. Well I'm certainly leaving SJD, as soon as...

    Well I'm certainly leaving SJD, as soon as they've done my year end accounts and sorted last years self-assessment (which they've now messed up twice).

    Been in touch with Dolan Accountancy and at...
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    Thank you.

    Thank you.
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    Thanks. Great advice.

    Thanks. Great advice.
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    What's their accounting software like? I've...

    What's their accounting software like?

    I've always been a fan of SJD's simple spreadsheet which is one reason I'm reluctant to leave. Dynamo for example don't give you any examples of what their...
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    Must admit I'm very seriously considering leaving...

    Must admit I'm very seriously considering leaving SJD - the service has taken a dreadful nosedive over the past year or so.

    I'm chasing them for everything all of a sudden. Self assessment, VAT...
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    Through an agency direct to client.

    Through an agency direct to client.
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    Woman at my last gig claimed expenses for the...

    Woman at my last gig claimed expenses for the whole 6 years she was there. She was also in charge of the stationery cupboard, went on company training days & said IR35 didn't affect her because it...
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    I'm out of here next Friday. Was offered 6 month...

    I'm out of here next Friday. Was offered 6 month extension but we've had an email stating we will all be inside from April.

    I think the most frightening thing coming out of all this is how...
  10. I was offered an extension yesterday as they now...

    I was offered an extension yesterday as they now know the project will not get delivered. I promptly declined and leave on Feb 3rd.

    Will be very interesting how this whole thing pans out & I'm...
  11. Thread: LinkedIn

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    Ok, I'll do that but there definitely was a way...

    Ok, I'll do that but there definitely was a way to flag yourself as 'looking for next role' a year or so back.

    I'll update my profile now.
  12. Thread: LinkedIn

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    I can't find my status - that's what I mean. I...

    I can't find my status - that's what I mean.

    I presume you mean just add a note in my profile?
  13. Thread: LinkedIn

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    LinkedIn

    I always thought there was a way to flag yourself as looking for your next gig within LinkedIn.

    However, I've been looking for 15 minutes & can't find it anywhere! Anybody know how/where please?
  14. We've all had emails this morning confirming...

    We've all had emails this morning confirming contractors inside IR35 from April.

    The mass exodus begins & panic with the client is now tangible!
  15. Mad panic has set in at my current PS gig. They...

    Mad panic has set in at my current PS gig. They expect 90% of contractors to leave by February and they have no idea how to deliver the project as a result.

    I finish on Feb 3rd :wave:
  16. I'm leaving on Feb 3rd even though extensions are...

    I'm leaving on Feb 3rd even though extensions are on the table.

    Also had emails asking us to prove why we work outside & have 10 days to reply else contracts terminated. Nothing to do with April...
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    That was QDOS's response after the AS. Has...

    That was QDOS's response after the AS. Has anybody heard from them since Monday?
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    That's my point though. If the client/agent...

    That's my point though. If the client/agent doesn't know to tax at source & the contractor carries on as normal who will eventually get hammered (if at all)? You could carry on years in the PS...
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    How will the end client/agencies find out about...

    How will the end client/agencies find out about the new rules?

    I've just had an agent on the phone about a PS role starting in January for 6 months & she had no idea what I was talking about. If...
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    100% correct.

    100% correct.
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    Brilliant. As if to prove my point, within a...

    Brilliant. As if to prove my point, within a matter of minutes I net a handful of geeks with a single worm.

    Bless.
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    Some people's arrogance on this site must put...

    Some people's arrogance on this site must put many contractors off from contributing. I've had enough after 24 hours.

    Oh, and thousands of posts on an IT message board doesn't make you very...
  23. If there's an online tool available it will be...

    If there's an online tool available it will be used in both sectors. What the hell's the point of it otherwise?

    For private sector it isn't compulsory but it is there for a reason.
  24. And that's where we disagree.

    And that's where we disagree.
  25. It's a new online tool, nothing to do with...

    It's a new online tool, nothing to do with getting a contract reviewed.

    We'll either be inside or out, no debate (I'd put my mortgage on the fact that the tool will not be in our favour).


    Not...
  26. I'm personally more interested in what happens to...

    I'm personally more interested in what happens to the private sector. Public Sector is obvious.
  27. Obviously didn't understand what I was getting...

    Obviously didn't understand what I was getting at....



    ....do you think it will be on the side of the contractor regardless of sector?
  28. Why does everybody think private sector will be...

    Why does everybody think private sector will be ok after April? :confused:
  29. They may have no choice. There are 7 of us in...

    They may have no choice. There are 7 of us in current gig & everybody is saying they will leave next March if caught inside IR35. There is no way on this planet that the project can afford to lose...
  30. We were just talking about the same thing. WFH...

    We were just talking about the same thing. WFH has to be one of the main strategies possible in both public & private come April next year.

    Where I currently am I would need over 40% increase to...
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    So even private sector is screwed if this online...

    So even private sector is screwed if this online tool makes it nigh on impossible to pass.
  32. I'm currently in the PS & did a quick straw poll...

    I'm currently in the PS & did a quick straw poll of the other 7 contractors here yesterday after the Autumn Statement.

    Unbelievably 5 out of the 7 didn't know what I was talking about and the...
  33. Yes, I think it's expenses that's screwed me over...

    Yes, I think it's expenses that's screwed me over the years. Living in the East Midlands I've always struggled to find local work. I'm also on nowhere near Cracks rate either. :igmc:
  34. Can I ask what kind of rates you guys are on? ...

    Can I ask what kind of rates you guys are on?

    I've been contracting 14 years but have nowhere near the amounts in my Ltd that you guys are talking about :eek

    I take out min salary plus divs up...
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    Sorry to be stupid but what's an FTC? Also, if...

    Sorry to be stupid but what's an FTC?

    Also, if 90%+ of contractors walk away from public sector then the private sector will become flooded & the opportunities fewer overnight. Whichever way you...
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    How do you do this?

    How do you do this?
  37. Why do people think we've got away with it? ...

    Why do people think we've got away with it?

    December 9th is the next big day...
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    If it all goes tits up tomorrow I'll carry on but...

    If it all goes tits up tomorrow I'll carry on but invest heavily into Plan B in the hope it takes off much quicker than my 4 year forecast.
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    I agree, especially at start up. My online...

    I agree, especially at start up.

    My online store opens in Jan/Feb & will be aimed at the UK market only to begin with. However, I also know there is a market for my inventory in parts of Europe as...
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    Personally I can't think of anything more...

    Personally I can't think of anything more rewarding on a professional basis than if my online business takes off.


    Go for it Ellie, you just never know.......
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    Don't think anybody actually answered your...

    Don't think anybody actually answered your original question(s).

    I have been working towards an online business for two years now and at last I'm beginning to see the fruits of my labour (albeit...
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    Antivirus software

    Does anybody claim antivirus software as an expense?

    Just had my auto-renewal from McAfee & it's £69.99. It protects the laptop I use for work plus our home laptop (which I use for my accounts but...
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    Has anybody had any direct corresponsance from...

    Has anybody had any direct corresponsance from their accountants yet?

    It's all very well people saying that 'contractors have got their heads in the sand' but surely we need to hear something...
  44. Simply have to get round to understanding...

    Simply have to get round to understanding Wordpress to eventually upgrade my Plan B website (why do they say it's "very simple" - I haven't a clue how to use it?)

    Apart from that, drinking &...
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    I forgot about my 2014 thread on here - many...

    I forgot about my 2014 thread on here - many thanks for finding that! My current project is a follow on to that so cheers. The 2010 one you found is completely irrelevant.

    These things take time....
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    Setting up New Company

    I've done a search but can't find an answer (before anybody asks).

    I am seriously considering setting up a new company for a website idea I have (the website is up & running and getting plenty of...
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    No, because as I said, I thought it was quite a...

    No, because as I said, I thought it was quite a dumb question to which there might be a quick answer on a contractor's forum.
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    Can I ask what some will consider a dumb...

    Can I ask what some will consider a dumb question?

    If I withdraw, say £20k, out of my company before April 2016 as divs I know I will be hit at the higher tax rate to get hold of it.
    That's fair...
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    What about if your company buys the property &...

    What about if your company buys the property & then rents it out during the year as a business?
    Obviously all rentals would go through the company & any final sale of the property again would be the...
  50. I can't believe how widespread this is. In my...

    I can't believe how widespread this is.

    In my current gig three contractors went off on a company training day last week. I asked them if they worried about IR35 & they looked at me as if I was...
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