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  1. I do this. But i have a remained a UK tax...

    I do this. But i have a remained a UK tax resident via not staying in any country long enough.

    I recently enquired to HMRC about whether i'd have to pay tax on my director's salary from my UK...
  2. Ok so it looks like i will have to charge VAT,...

    Ok so it looks like i will have to charge VAT, which is no biggie although a slightly annoying overhead. Shovelling money to a HK account only to shovel it back to HMRC. There is also no exemption...
  3. I know, that's why i logged on to the...

    I know, that's why i logged on to the ContractorUK forum - get people to do the donkey work for me.
  4. Oh yeah it would be mostly riding on my current...

    Oh yeah it would be mostly riding on my current client, but it would pay off very quickly so i'm not too concerned about that. It's a worthwhile risk, if it can work. Worst case you might be 5k down...
  5. Selling services to the UK via foreign company (Hong Kong)

    Now that i barely spend any time in the UK and serve clients entirely remotely i am looking to get off the UK tax regime.

    My idea is to set up a company in HK (no corp tax on foreign income)...
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    Nah not permie perks like that, more around total...

    Nah not permie perks like that, more around total hours/location flexibility.
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    Ok, i guess it's just down to their negotiating...

    Ok, i guess it's just down to their negotiating skillz at the end of the day.
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    Buying out of handcuff clause

    Thanks, now let this die
  9. Fair point, bad coding on my behalf. Are there...

    Fair point, bad coding on my behalf.

    Are there any resources to help me convince HR of that?
  10. Which question are you answering? :tantrum:

    Which question are you answering? :tantrum:
  11. (Avoiding) Gaining Employment Rights Irrespective of IR35

    Let us say you contracted directly with a client via your Ltd for an extended period, and let's say that you were deemed inside IR35.

    Would you gain employment rights?

    If so, is there a way of...
  12. I see the Little Scotlanders are still tearful...

    I see the Little Scotlanders are still tearful that they bottled their referendum :tantrum:
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    Theresa?

    Theresa?
  14. It's no biggie, i was discussing with clientco a...

    It's no biggie, i was discussing with clientco a potential long term arrangements trading a bit of pay for some very nice perks and it would be nice to cut the agent out.
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    3 years later... So in the end i took the...

    3 years later...

    So in the end i took the first one, the project i was meant to be working on got cancelled, a manager got sacked, there was a reshuffle and my line manager got moved upstairs...
  16. Does opting in impact your rights to cut the...

    Does opting in impact your rights to cut the agent loose? I seem to remember something about only having to wait 8 weeks?

    I ask as i have a XYZ month handcuff clause in mine, they made me sign an...
  17. That's because London is massively overpriced.

    That's because London is massively overpriced.
  18. Compete as England... Darts Snooker ...

    Compete as England...

    Darts
    Snooker

    Compete as UK...

    War

    Compete as Scotland...
  19. Do you ever just go along with opting out knowing...

    Do you ever just go along with opting out knowing that they've done it wrong and that it's invalid - ie introduced you to the client before bringing it up?
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    Depends entirely on what the Bank of England does...

    Depends entirely on what the Bank of England does with interest rates.

    It's pretty obvious to me that any tightening will result in a crash, but i'm not convinced they're going to go through with...
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    The first one actually materialised and i start...

    The first one actually materialised and i start Thursday. :smokin
  22. Thread: Lightning Map

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    http://i.imgur.com/mvrdtLN.jpg

    http://i.imgur.com/mvrdtLN.jpg
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    Comments for complex if statements and regexes is...

    Comments for complex if statements and regexes is my stock interview answer.
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    In fairness it does say in the title that there's...

    In fairness it does say in the title that there's no contract, and in the first line that there is no start date. Just verbal acceptance, credit, reference and criminal record checks - all fine (not...
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    Accepted offer but still no contract....

    ...after 2 weeks. No start date, just a lot of IP disclaimers signed, and security checks yet still the pretense that i'm going to be starting there at some point and they're just confirming the...
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    :laugh

    :laugh
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    There's a theory that the rebels could have...

    There's a theory that the rebels could have stolen the AA launcher when they overran the military base that time. Apparently there was one there.
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    You would have expected some kind of mayday call...

    You would have expected some kind of mayday call were that the case - not heard of any reports of that.

    It was over the area of conflict near Donetsk, and the a Ukrainian minster is saying the...
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    Another Malaysian Airlines 777 Crash

    ...over Ukraine/Russian border

    Possibly shot down.

    Malaysian Plane 'Shot Down With 295 On Board'


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JhUkqs9CQ0w
  30. The US had negative real interest rates for years...

    The US had negative real interest rates for years in the buildup to the housing bubble (set by the federal reserve). When you have negative interest rates, asset (house) prices rise, and when asset...
  31. Not true. Healthcare spending around the...

    Not true.

    Healthcare spending around the world, country by country | News | theguardian.com

    4th highest in the world by government spending, even adjusted for purchasing power.

    Quite...
  32. US healthcare is an appalling corporatist mess...

    US healthcare is an appalling corporatist mess that seems to achieve the worst of both worlds.

    Singapore has a pretty market based approach and tulips on most European systems in terms of costs and...
  33. It looks like i've been displaced as the generic...

    It looks like i've been displaced as the generic libertarian spam-merchant on this board. :igmc:
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    Wow, i missed all of this. Sleep well friend

    Wow, i missed all of this.

    Sleep well friend
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    Has this become more prevelant recently? Last...

    Has this become more prevelant recently?

    Last time i looked for a contract about 2 years ago a few agents tried it.

    Now 80% seem to have a go.
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    Sas was informed differently as a child.

    Sas was informed differently as a child.
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    I prefer travelling alone for longer trips. ...

    I prefer travelling alone for longer trips.

    You can do what you want and meeting people on the way is par for the course.
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    I had to lol at the fact it took NotAllThere 3...

    I had to lol at the fact it took NotAllThere 3 hours to build up the courage to ban me for a month. :laugh
  39. Why did you not put cash in it?

    Why did you not put cash in it?
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    Oh no, banned from a board full of ignoramuses...

    Oh no, banned from a board full of ignoramuses like yourself.

    How will i ever cope?
  41. Thread: Europe

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    Poll: The UK will be growing faster than Germany sas? ...

    The UK will be growing faster than Germany sas?

    A shock change of course! :eek
  42. Thread: Europe

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    Poll: It'll also depend on the economy, which i don't...

    It'll also depend on the economy, which i don't personally foresee improving.

    The Scottish referendum will fail in 2014 just before the election though, which might provide a falklands like boost...
  43. Thread: Europe

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    Poll: The polls will change nearer the election. I...

    The polls will change nearer the election.

    I can't see how Labour can win with Ed the Brush in charge.
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    I'm sure i will be when i reach your decrepit...

    I'm sure i will be when i reach your decrepit age. I thought you had retired anyway?
  45. Thread: Europe

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    Poll: Of course we can afford not to be. Silly...

    Of course we can afford not to be.

    Silly suggestion.
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    Good thinking. Most people who moan about...

    Good thinking.

    Most people who moan about energy prices never actually bother to shop around.
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    At least i'm getting paid whilst being on CUK sas.

    At least i'm getting paid whilst being on CUK sas.
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    Says the person who had to Google arguments...

    Says the person who had to Google arguments because they didn't know any themselves. :laugh


    And when they did they chose a complete moron. :laugh
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    I don't have a problem with the rest of the...

    I don't have a problem with the rest of the world.

    Just idiots.
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    I actually got 4 negative reps from that thread....

    I actually got 4 negative reps from that thread.

    Merely for pointing out that protectionism doesn't work in the long run.

    Really sums up how dull you lot are.
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