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    I recently changed from outside-IR35 to brolly at...

    I recently changed from outside-IR35 to brolly at renewal, something that I was OK about as I believe my role has significantly changed from when I first commenced - hence my status is now more...
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    I went for an interview through them last year...

    I went for an interview through them last year but they didn't bother to let me know I hadn't got the contract. I only discovered a week later after I twice chased them. The agent had gone on...
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    Around 4 years ago, after failing to convince me...

    Around 4 years ago, after failing to convince me that it was in my best interests to opt out, the agency phoned me a couple of days later claiming that work regulations state that if I choose to opt...
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    1) Personally 2) Me (based on my working...

    1) Personally
    2) Me (based on my working practices)
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    Apologies. No, the agency just pay the monthly...

    Apologies. No, the agency just pay the monthly gross invoices into the company account. My accountants run the payroll.
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    They should have been aware as I actually...

    They should have been aware as I actually e-mailed my accountant in April 2016 to inform him that these occasional trips (with the occasional overnight stay) were not to my usual place of work, to...
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    I have to invoice the agency for the gross amount...

    I have to invoice the agency for the gross amount as shown on the receipts (can't add VAT on top of this) and this is what they reimburse. It is this amount (minus the flat VAT & 5%) which goes into...
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    Thanks all for the responses. Unfortunately the...

    Thanks all for the responses. Unfortunately the main amount relates to 2016/17 for which the accounts have been filed. Alas this could have been nipped in the bud when they were still in the draft...
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    Thanks for the latest info. Looks like my...

    Thanks for the latest info. Looks like my accountants have messed up big-style.

    Won't name names at this stage but they're one of the big-boys. This goes back to at least the beginning of...
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    Thanks all for the responses. These are...

    Thanks all for the responses.

    These are legitimate expenses, in that they've been for the occasional stay-away-from-home when working at another office. If I've understood correctly, they should...
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    Invoices For Expenses When Inside IR35

    I'm have my own LTD company and am inside IR35. If I incur any expenses (hotel, meals etc), I have to raise an additional invoice and my agency will reimburse my company.

    Must this also be...
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    I believe you can also carry forward any unused...

    I believe you can also carry forward any unused thresholds from the previous 3 tax years, regardless of whether any contributions were/will be employee or employer. This being so, if you've made no...
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    It's amazing how the Parasol reps always go quiet...

    It's amazing how the Parasol reps always go quiet on these forums when the questions get too awkward ...
  14. Thanks Lisa.

    Thanks Lisa.
  15. Contract Clause - Section 61B of the Income Tax Act

    I've just received a contract with the clause "The Company represents and warrants that it is not and shall not at any time be treated as a managed service company within the meaning of Section 61B...
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    Dunno whether they still do it but they used to...

    Dunno whether they still do it but they used to calculate the Employment Costs as if calculating Employers NI, but they wouldn't first deduct the expenses. They would pay HMRC the true Employers and...
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    Here's a couple of Parasol threads to be getting...

    Here's a couple of Parasol threads to be getting on with ... and there are more:

    http://forums.contractoruk.com/umbrella-companies/80338-parasol-employment-costs.html...
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    If you're seriously considering Parasol then...

    If you're seriously considering Parasol then you'd be advised to look back at some of the threads from earlier this year ... in particular the dissatisfaction at their additional "employment costs"...
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    This is very expensive. Try Nixon Williams, who...

    This is very expensive. Try Nixon Williams, who really will do pretty much everything for you including providing you with a LTD Company (for free) and initiating the set-up of a company bank...
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    As someone who recently used an umbrella and sizeable pension contributions to significantly reduce my tax liability, I understand your annoyance, which may be partly aimed at their apparent...
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    I think you've misunderstood what Parasol are...

    I think you've misunderstood what Parasol are doing. IIRC, they exclude your expenses when calculating Employers NI. They do, of course, only pay the true Employers to HMRC but pocket the...
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    I've also used Nasa and will give them the big...

    I've also used Nasa and will give them the big thumbs up. Payments were always prompt and there was not any issue with additional & underhand "employment costs" being deducted. They just charged...
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    Thanks Clare. Certainly worth giving it a go.

    Thanks Clare. Certainly worth giving it a go.
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    Thanks both for the info. The company was...

    Thanks both for the info.

    The company was officially dissolved on exactly the same day that the cheque was issued. She was aware of that and reckoned this meant it was too late. However, this...
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    Thanks to those who replied. I spoke to HMRC...

    Thanks to those who replied.

    I spoke to HMRC who claim that because the company has been formally struck off, then they’re unable to do anything including reissuing the cheque to be payable to me...
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    Thanks Clare. Mine was after June 2010 so looks...

    Thanks Clare. Mine was after June 2010 so looks like it will be a straight 10% once the personal allowance has been deducted.

    Appreciate that 5/9 was intended to be a scale factor from 18% to 10%...
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    Company Cheque After Closure

    I received two cheques after my limited company had closed down, both made out in the company name. (One is for an overpayment on a mobile phone contract, the other is from HMRC for early corp tax...
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    Entrepreneurs Relief Calculation

    I'm after some clarification on the Entrepreneurs Relief Calculation for 2011/12.

    I've claimed this before and the calculation involved deducting 4/9 of the capital as Entrepreneurs Relief, then...
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    ND1 - In case you're not aware, Norway is an...

    ND1 - In case you're not aware, Norway is an incredibly expensive country so bear that in mind too. But as NLUK says, it may be worth it for the experience ... and indeed the incredibly GORGEOUS...
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    From what I remember, the ATO's stance was that...

    From what I remember, the ATO's stance was that if you're considered to be ordinarily living in Australia then you should be paying normal Australian income tax. By "ordinarily", they mean things...
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    I was once in a similar position in that I used...

    I was once in a similar position in that I used to work in Australia and faced a massive tax bill at the end of it. However, it was actually the ATO that were after me, for something in the order of...
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    If, in the face of an IR35 investigation, it...

    If, in the face of an IR35 investigation, it demonstrates that the substitution clause is genuine, I would say that it's well worth it. This would be the main reason why I'd want to use a...
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    You’ve got in spot on there. Let’s not...

    You’ve got in spot on there.

    Let’s not forget what started all of this off ... his insinuations that just because a man is divorced then he's obviously to blame for the breakup. Now he’s doing...
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    Zoiderman No one doubts there are fathers who...

    Zoiderman

    No one doubts there are fathers who do indeed walk out on their family or who try to minimise child maintenance payments to the detriment of their kids. The issue I have with you is...
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    As has been said, the key to any IR35 review is...

    As has been said, the key to any IR35 review is the reality of the working practice, not the contract. So having this clause may not actually make a lot of difference.

    Better to have it in, but I...
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    Presuming that the revised payments still ensure...

    Presuming that the revised payments still ensure that the kids are well looked after, and without knowing how the ex utilised the surplus, this is a good example of how paying less to the ex could...
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    OK, we’ll do this on a question and answer basis,...

    OK, we’ll do this on a question and answer basis, so we can focus on the issue at hand without you going off at a tangent.

    The issue is of course your personal attack on JamJarST in post#10, and...
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    As I said, I used an extreme example as that’s...

    As I said, I used an extreme example as that’s often the best way to illustrate a point, and it seemed that I needed all the help I could get in this case! However, I realised afterwards the folly...
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    If you were to split up with your wife and the...

    If you were to split up with your wife and the CSA ordered you to pay 99% of income to her to support the kids, I bet you'd take the stance "hang on a sec, I'm happy to ensure that my kids are well...
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    I don’t think there is any question that some...

    I don’t think there is any question that some fathers will get away with paying as little as possible, maybe even nothing, regardless of whether this is true of any/all of the posters you quote. I...
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    Regardless of the supposed inference of many...

    Regardless of the supposed inference of many other posts, the key point HERE is that your wild assumptions/accusations were baseless ON THIS OCCASION, because they were based solely on the fact that...
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    So your “effectively asking with how little he...

    So your “effectively asking with how little he could get away with paying" comment was aimed at his stance that fathers should pay a “reasonable” amount towards their kids upkeep.

    With two homes...
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    I’m not very good at comprehending gibberish, and...

    I’m not very good at comprehending gibberish, and that’s what you appear to be talking.:laugh

    If there was any substance to your stance, you would have quoted EXACTLY (word for word) which part of...
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    Really?!? You said your first post “... was in...

    Really?!?

    You said your first post “... was in response to the statement, effectively, asking with how little they could get away with paying." Now you’re saying that your first post was aimed at...
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    If one looks at your contributions to this...

    If one looks at your contributions to this thread, it's obvious that your accusations are aimed at the Op. For example, you say about your first post "This was in response to the statement,...
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    If one were to split amicably with their wife...

    If one were to split amicably with their wife then maybe yes. If, however, she treated the husband like sh1t and then ran off with another bloke, for example, then maybe not. If the "flawed" CSA...
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    Once again you're making wild assumptions about...

    Once again you're making wild assumptions about the Op's intentions/actions, and that his aim was to get away with paying as little as possible towards his kids.

    He said "Anyone know the best way...
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    True, but that wasn't the aspect of your post...

    True, but that wasn't the aspect of your post that I was referring to. Rather, its tone and its wording rather suggested that you were assuming that he was to blame for the breakup and that he'd...
  49. Thread: Best Pension?

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    Try posting here: Pensions, Annuities &...

    Try posting here:
    Pensions, Annuities & Retirement Planning - MoneySavingExpert.com Forums
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    I presume from this that planIT is taking...

    I presume from this that planIT is taking additional money from their contractors as "Employer Costs" above & beyond the weekly fee? If so, how is this calculated and how are these additional...
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