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    the south Yorkshire police operations complex is...

    the south Yorkshire police operations complex is on 'Letsby Avenue'
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    you might be right, I can't find the quote from...

    you might be right, I can't find the quote from the speech in the article, in the actual speech transcript


    Queen's Speech 2019 - GOV.UK
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    Boris to Abolish Contracting

    Boris Johnson to Abolish Contracting Profession in Final IR35 Assault
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    and this IR35 taxes uncollectable if...

    and this

    IR35 taxes uncollectable if contractors’ company has no money
  5. I'd read up a bit more

    I'd read up a bit more
  6. If you're going PAYE or LTD inside then take off...

    If you're going PAYE or LTD inside then take off the employers NI percentage from the total (the agent will tell you how much (20% ish)) but no IR35 worries

    You can go through an umbrella company...
  7. £50 per hour is good for an engineer Bear in...

    £50 per hour is good for an engineer

    Bear in mind other expenses (accountant if you're going ltd) and what you can claim against is changing

    A lot of people are going the other way (into perm...
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    At the risk of being shot down for asking, if the...

    At the risk of being shot down for asking, if the client does do an 'inside' determination at any time from now until April, doesn't he have to inform his IR35 insurers, who then may decide, that...
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    You come across this type of client contact from...

    You come across this type of client contact from time to time, and it's all down to how much you personally can take of it with a 'water off a ducks back' attitude but still able to get the job done...
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    Oh I know, but I still think these little...

    Oh I know, but I still think these little differences don't do any harm

    And I won't be here come April
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    Personally I don't mind (in fact welcome)...

    Personally I don't mind (in fact welcome) anything that sets me aside from the permies, even the small stuff

    e.g. Here we can't use the onsite canteen as it's subsidized

    Not only can I add it...
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    Seeing this 'under' terminology used a lot...

    Seeing this 'under' terminology used a lot recently (as opposed to inside/outside)

    Perhaps its from the GSK letters ?

    ''After looking at the information we have for the 2018 to 2019 tax year,...
  13. By all accounts, some who were no longer at GSK...

    By all accounts, some who were no longer at GSK still got letters. Are they in any better position now than those who were still there when the letters came out ?
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    phew, northernlad will be pleased ...

    phew, northernlad will be pleased




    Understood

    I constantly retain evidence

    Thanks for your patience and help
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    Mine was a fair bit more than that but I wanted...

    Mine was a fair bit more than that but I wanted to cover the full liability should the worse happen

    I bought it for peace of mind, but I haven't got that since I came to the realization that an...
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    Definitely food for thought

    Definitely food for thought
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    OK, sorry for any confusion I caused as OP was...

    OK, sorry for any confusion I caused as OP was talking client assessment for later date contract/role, and I was talking client assessment of current contracts/roles

    For the purposes of clarity,...
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    sorry that you think I'm making a 'right meal of...

    sorry that you think I'm making a 'right meal of this'

    I just want to know from QDOS if the insurance becomes invalid if a client suddenly does an incorrect 'inside' assessment at any time
    ...
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    This Seb Are you still covered for the...

    This

    Seb

    Are you still covered for the period before the client 'inside' assessment, done mid contract, or not ?
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    I constantly keep evidence of lack of S,D&C, MOO,...

    I constantly keep evidence of lack of S,D&C, MOO, have ROS in the contract, have TLC35 and had the current contract reviewed by QDOS as 'outside'

    HOWEVER, if the client decides to do an assessment...
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    I've got the TLC35 insurance, and had the current...

    I've got the TLC35 insurance, and had the current contract reviewed by QDOS as 'outside', but if the client decides at any time to do an assessment, and in order to cover themselves, decides to make...
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    OK, so there are some circumstances that an...

    OK, so there are some circumstances that an 'inside' determination from the client could make your TLC35 invalid; can you tell us what circumstances ?

    So to ask the OP's question again, should he...
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    what I was getting at is, does the statement on...

    what I was getting at is, does the statement on page 16 encourage those at a client to determine all engineers as 'inside' when in fact some are 'outside' and some are 'inside' by way of their...
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    yes but it isn't individual determination either,...

    yes but it isn't individual determination either, certain members of the 'group' may have different working practices to other members but be determined as a group

    where I'm at, no two contractors...
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    Any thoughts/comment on the reference to blanket...

    Any thoughts/comment on the reference to blanket determinations ?

    “Applying a decision to a group of off-payroll workers with the same role, working practices and contractual conditions can be...
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    For the previous tax year ? Or years ? If...

    For the previous tax year ? Or years ?

    If years How many years ?
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    So, just heard through the grapevine that agent...

    So, just heard through the grapevine that agent has had a meeting with end client and proposed bringing an IR35 compliance company to review the contracts and working practices in order to assist the...
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    Can do nothing but agree with the above But we...

    Can do nothing but agree with the above

    But we are where we are

    To shed a little extra like on my situation.

    It's not ten years, but is more than five.
    Have had periodic new contracts. ...
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    great, and phew I was thinking I had to...

    great, and phew I was thinking I had to frantically copy and paste the useful bits (and that wasn't how high any mountains are) :smile
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    Please can you keep the post, it is most useful,...

    Please can you keep the post, it is most useful, and I'm directing other contractors towards it so they might learn too

    Delete the dross by all means if you have time to go through

    Also, I feel...
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    What other pillars am I missing ? Also any...

    What other pillars am I missing ?

    Also any suggestions of valid 'evidence' also appreciated

    Again, thanks for taking the time to answer on this, appreciated
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    oh ok, I thought going 'outside' to client...

    oh ok, I thought going 'outside' to client determined 'inside' was a 'no no' as it's that which gives the HMRC 'proof' it was always an 'inside' gig ?







    <wincing as I write this> erm...
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    oh ok, I thought going 'outside' to client...

    oh ok, I thought going 'outside' to client determined 'inside' was a 'no no' as it's that which gives the HMRC 'proof' it was always an 'inside' gig ?



    <wincing as I write this> erm more than a...
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    when you say 'might be worth staying', I take it...

    when you say 'might be worth staying', I take it you mean, stay contracting for a bit longer ? not staying in current gig ?

    I'm thinking best approach is perhaps to take a few '3 or 4 month' gigs...
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    Not far off 55 at all, do have a decent war...

    Not far off 55 at all, do have a decent war chest, no major outgoings and mrs is in a good earning permie role now (she is a bit younger than me, so has a few years earnings left in her yet, and is...
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    yes wasn't going to suggest that in front of...

    yes wasn't going to suggest that in front of current agent :)

    could be suggested through client
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    Thanks for your reply, appreciated. Yes I...

    Thanks for your reply, appreciated.

    Yes I appreciate nothing is published yet and this is just 'what I think is going to come and how they will deal with it

    I guess I'm trying to understand the...
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    Agent wants to set up a working group with a few...

    Agent wants to set up a working group with a few contractors, the agent and the client

    So if I got involved, could put forward your suggestion

    Agent did say they were taking professional advice...
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    Not sure, hence the question to others who know...

    Not sure, hence the question to others who know far more than I

    To explain further, I was asking would it be better to have a different agent for those rolling over to PAYE than the agent that was...
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    Thanks for the replies It's not me admitting...

    Thanks for the replies

    It's not me admitting the contract is inside, I don't think it is and have evidence to support, but the client already making noises about having contractors go agent PAYE...
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    IR35 Retrospective Tax Claims

    I'm currently in a private sector engineering type contract and am looking ahead to the off payroll changes coming in April 2020, with a view to me forming a strategy for what to do post April 5th...
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    I once, ended up on a gig where agent wanted to...

    I once, ended up on a gig where agent wanted to pull me out as (small company) client not paid them for 2 weeks.

    Client said, we're six weeks off getting paid from his end client, and if I go...
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    As per my original post reply, I think it was the...

    As per my original post reply, I think it was the purchases over £2k and the wrong input figure that triggered mine, NOT the £12 overpay
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    don't worry. I think it is triggered when you...

    don't worry. I think it is triggered when you have a vat period(s) where something unusual happens

    I had this, and the periods they wanted to look at were two where I'd made over £2000 purchases...
  45. My understanding is the 'exclusive use' means...

    My understanding is the 'exclusive use' means goods used exclusively by the company and you should not include goods of 'shared use' between company and personal e.g. using a pack of A4 paper part...
  46. I dare say you are right but where is this bit in...

    I dare say you are right but where is this bit in the HMRC legislation on FRS VAT?

    I've seen the other conditions mentioned but haven't seen this written anywhere

    Just interested to see a later...
  47. consumables materials to be used in model...

    consumables

    materials to be used in model making and paper for the plotter etc

    I can bulk buy in a good quarter if I'm under the 2% threshold

    Quieter quarter, the 2% shouldn't be a problem,...
  48. FRS VAT Above 2% of invoiced amount or above 2% of received amount

    As we all now know to qualify to stay on current FRS VAT percentage we have to spend above 2% of turnover on goods per quarter

    My question is this :-

    Is that 2% of invoiced amount OR 2% of...
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    yes exactly my understanding the plotter is...

    yes exactly my understanding

    the plotter is capital expenditure and is not included in VAT total

    any paper and cartridges purchased each quarter to 'feed it' however, would qualify towards the...
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    don't mind at all I'm thinking of purchasing a...

    don't mind at all

    I'm thinking of purchasing a plotter (which is capital expenditure) and buying in paper and cartridges to supply scale design patterns which I think qualify as 'consumables'
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