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    Yes easy to be honest, I could go a few years if...

    Yes easy to be honest, I could go a few years if really needed however I've just been through major headaches with IR35, feel like I've been taxed to the hilt the last few years ..... personally I...
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    JRS and Single Director just finished contract

    Hi there, this is a question about JRS in relation to me and the fact that I am the single director and employee of a LTD company. Mid march the last client decided due to the virus and IR35 that...
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    Yes well I plan to get a move on, however I was...

    Yes well I plan to get a move on, however I was planning on doing that anyway.
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    Well as I said I was already planning on kicking...

    Well as I said I was already planning on kicking off MVL anyway due to various personal reasons. However in the last few days I put that on hold until I heard todays statement. At the moment I think...
  5. Ah a FZ fan, well done that man, don't drink the...

    Ah a FZ fan, well done that man, don't drink the yellow snow.
  6. I paid NI twice each year for a number of years,...

    I paid NI twice each year for a number of years, never got any tax back when they stopped that stupid duplication, it's all take take take and not very much give.
  7. FT take on this ...

    FT take on this

    http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/d35c84b2-9382-11e5-bd82-c1fb87bef7af.html#axzz3sUVskJId
  8. So as someone who prior to a few days back was...

    So as someone who prior to a few days back was about to pull the trigger and start MVL but held off because of the rumours should I go ahead or are things still ambiguous ?
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    Well it isn't that I was thinking about it. For...

    Well it isn't that I was thinking about it. For the last few weeks I have been moving money from my company savings accounts in to my company current account. I have filled in my final spreadsheet...
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    And I'd assume this isn't possible if you haven't...

    And I'd assume this isn't possible if you haven't even started the process yet but are at the stage where the accountant has balanced the books and only CT and final VAT payments are required.
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    Thanks for that, I assume though that to get to...

    Thanks for that, I assume though that to get to the point of distribution takes some time. My accountant has my final accounts as of last week. I will have to pay CT and VAT and that will be it in...
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    Not at all sure to be honest, never really...

    Not at all sure to be honest, never really followed how these things work in terms of timescales.

    I know that if it kicks in Wednesday then I will be gutted as I have just started proceedings to...
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    entrepreneurs relief - Autumn Statement

    I read in the Times today that there are strong rumours of the chancellor of the exchequer will hit entrepreneurs relief on Wednesday as part of the autumn statement. As someone who is currently...
  14. Closing company is it worth making pension payment first

    I am closing my company and going permie for a while, maybe a long while.

    I have been paying myself enough to cover my NI contributions for a few years but not much more.

    I am considering...
  15. Nope checked that out ages ago before going with...

    Nope checked that out ages ago before going with Santander. They are the same group but they actually have different licences which means I am covered for the FSA limit with each independently. I...
  16. Ah ok, well I use Cater Allen for current, and...

    Ah ok, well I use Cater Allen for current, and Santander and Aldermore for savings. I assume if I was to move it all in to Cater Allen it would be shifting to the account you open fairly swiftly.
  17. Not a clue, but even if it is 0.0000000001% that...

    Not a clue, but even if it is 0.0000000001% that is too bigger risk for me.
  18. Hi again Maslins just one quick question. At the...

    Hi again Maslins just one quick question. At the moment my company has a current account with about 5% of cash in it and two savings accounts with the other 95% in them. Before I start MVL would I...
  19. Thanks both. Re the dividend, well I am...

    Thanks both.

    Re the dividend, well I am moving to a fairly well paid permie position so if I pay a dividend to myself I think by the end of the year I will be getting hit for some fairly high...
  20. Members Voluntary Liquidation Companies - Recommendations?

    Hi after a fair while contracting I have finally decided to go back to a permanent role. I will use MVL to close my company and get the cash out of it, 25k+.

    There are a fair few companies who...
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    Business Savings Notice Accounts

    I spotted that Aldermore offer business notice savings accounts which I am interested in. I've taken a look around and not spotted anyone else offering notice accounts, do any others exist ? I'm...
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    Business Deposit Accounts?

    I'm already using Santander and Aldermore for deposit account for my business, both pay some interest but not much. Are there any other banks/BB's paying some interest on company accounts ? I had a...
  23. Business Offset Mortgage Providers and Buy-to-Lets

    Hello there, I am considering investing some of my companies cash reserves in property, buy-to-lets basically. A friend was mentioning that some mortgage providers may still provide offset mortgages...
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    Thanks for all this really useful info. I'm...

    Thanks for all this really useful info. I'm currently thinking about buying my first home, never had a mortgage before and have anywhere between 70-90% of the property value in cash and isa's...
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    Thanks for the advice fella's. I got an email...

    Thanks for the advice fella's. I got an email back from the agent via his phone which was good of him at the weekend. He has confirmed the rate is net of VAT and he will contact the accounts dept...
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    Rate, Vat and legal position

    Right I've started another contract, standard type of contract, daily rate, x hrs a day ....

    I've now received the first payment in to my company bank account and it appears that the amount paid...
  27. Thanks for all the replies, they were very useful...

    Thanks for all the replies, they were very useful :happy I've just been chatting with my accountant and he basically agreed with most of the responses. In short he said around 6-8 weeks to get the...
  28. Yes just looking to take a break and get the cash...

    Yes just looking to take a break and get the cash out of the company for use elsewhere, none business related. However after finding it takes 6-9 months to close the company my idea of using the...
  29. Wow 6 to 9 months ! I was thinking it would take...

    Wow 6 to 9 months ! I was thinking it would take 6-8 weeks .... blimey :eek:
  30. Member Voluntary Liquidation Costs and Timescale

    Hi, I'm considering shutting my company down as I've been in business almost 10yrs have a fair amount locked in the company and I plan to take an extended break.

    I've done a bit of reading around...
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    Ok I did a search before for the 2yr rule but I...

    Ok I did a search before for the 2yr rule but I have now tried for the 24 month rule and found a few useful threads such as this one
    ...
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    2yr rule and contract gap ?

    I've was at a client for approx 18 months then the contract finished so I decided to take some time off before looking for work, initially 2 months but this stretched out to 3 months before trying to...
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    Yes thanks for the confirmation about Firebrand...

    Yes thanks for the confirmation about Firebrand guys. I phoned them today and it's not until Nov that next run a course.

    I'd hoped to here about a few other companies that run courses ? :smokin
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    Quick Java Certification Courses ?

    I've been programming Java for a fair while now but I thought it might be helpful if I get certified. I don't want to spend ages going through books and/or online guides. What I really want is a...
  35. Yep already have a Santander account thanks. I'm...

    Yep already have a Santander account thanks. I'm trying to find places for my company money but i'm running out of places that pay anything and also the £85K limit of government cover is a pain in...
  36. Great thanks for that I will take a look. By...

    Great thanks for that I will take a look.

    By the way I also found this.

    Compare Business Savings Accounts at MoneySupermarket.com

    Business Account | Compare Business Bank Accounts |...
  37. Investec closing company banking facilities, alternatives ?

    Hi,

    I currently have a company deposit account with Investec but they have written to inform me that they are closing down all deposit accounts in a month which is a shame because they were paying...
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    Yes I already have a pension I've been investing...

    Yes I already have a pension I've been investing in for 20+ years but really I'd like to spread the risk now. I also have an shares ISA I've had for a long time. I am going to purchase my first...
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    Pension Alternatives ?

    I originally posted this in the general forum but was told this forum is a better place for it.


    It's that time of year again, I was about to hit the panic button and try and move some money in...
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    Anyway from what has been said I should have...

    Anyway from what has been said I should have posted the original question on the legal forum, must admit didn't cross my mind that pensions would be on the legal forum but I'll go with that.
    ...
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    Sorry I wasn't replying to you, thanks for the...

    Sorry I wasn't replying to you, thanks for the reply. I agree with what you are saying. We can't carry on like this it's crazy. As far as I can see my tax is going to end up paying for other people...
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    Ok forget it I'll post elsewhere!

    Ok forget it I'll post elsewhere!
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    Do I now let you run the company whilst a film...

    Do I now let you run the company whilst a film crew follow you around as you make witty comments ;)
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    Pension Alternatives ?

    It's that time of year again, I was about to hit the panic button and try and move some money in to my SIPP and then thought hold on a minute is this really a good plan.

    Pensions have many plus...
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    Buying a house - can my business help at all

    Hi,

    I'm looking in to buying my first house. I'm wondering if having my own business can be used to my advantage when purchasing a property. I suspect I know the answer but thought it was asking...
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    Ah thanks for the advice, some good info there. I...

    Ah thanks for the advice, some good info there. I hadn't even considered a self build. I did look in to it a few years ago as I know somebody else who did it. I didn't realise you could reclaim the...
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    Thanks for the replies fella's. Yes I may be...

    Thanks for the replies fella's.

    Yes I may be getting a little confused, mortgages and lending in general is totally new to me.

    I was thinking about an offset mortgage because that would give me...
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    Offset Mortgage Info Required

    Some thoughts and opinions required on offset mortgages as I've never had a mortgage , in fact I've never owed any one a penny in my life :smokin

    I've always rented but I'm now finally thinking of...
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    Ahhh now that's useful thanks for the links. The...

    Ahhh now that's useful thanks for the links. The best paying account is Hinkley and Rugby BS and as it happens my company is registered in Coventry so I can actually use them :)
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    UK banking and savings groups...

    UK banking and savings groups all the info is there :)
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