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    1) talk to HMRC and find out how much you owe in...

    1) talk to HMRC and find out how much you owe in tax and pay that back (you have to January 31st 2022 so you have a year to find the money and there may well be additional leeway if you ask).

    2)...
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    If an agency is involved make sure HMRC are fully...

    If an agency is involved make sure HMRC are fully aware of the fact as they should be able to pass the issue back to the directors of the agency.

    It won't solve all your problems but it will make...
  3. Thread: Share Options

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    Point them at Vestd (https://vestd.com/)and tell...

    Point them at Vestd and tell them to set up a decent share option scheme.
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    Don't worry - I've just posted ...

    Don't worry - I've just posted a couple of City of London disasters to make up for the lack of fishy news.
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    Farewell the City of London

    Not that I post in this forum but this is too important not to share



    I do wonder how financial services contractors are going to cope and look forward to Tarbera's comments.
  6. By February 2020 it was a done deal - no...

    By February 2020 it was a done deal - no screaming was going to fix the issue (remember to most people contractors are simply just tax avoiding permies).

    The battle was lost when the expenses...
  7. They are only taxable if you've not used the...

    They are only taxable if you've not used the money to pay people and have just kept the money within the company.
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    Why do you have a permanent job currently? ...

    Why do you have a permanent job currently?

    Permanent staff salaries are entirely different to contract rates (regardless of whether the contract is inside or outside). You really are trying to...
  9. Thread: Payment terms

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    But as we've said agencies usually pay within 30...

    But as we've said agencies usually pay within 30 days

    B2B contracts especially those from larger companies can take far longer.
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    I seem to remember plenty of discussions about it...

    I seem to remember plenty of discussions about it as some of us don't like the data sources.

    Personal anecdotes may or may not reflect the companies actual status.
  11. Thread: Payment terms

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    With an agency depends on whether they factor...

    With an agency depends on whether they factor their invoices and then who they factor them with.

    Sonovate pay within 5 working days
    other factoring companies may take a month

    End Clients may...
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    Yes - it's a bad assumption especially as that...

    Yes - it's a bad assumption especially as that wasn't the question you asked above.

    PAYE - agency income less holiday pay less employers NI. But it's not a permanent job it's a PAYE contract where...
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    Why when you talk about Equivalent perm salaries...

    Why when you talk about Equivalent perm salaries are you posting post tax take home pay figures?
    albeit figures that differ due to the assumptions used when calculating them.

    I need to find the...
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    You don't have professional indemnity insurance?

    You don't have professional indemnity insurance?
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    You still needed a tax return from 2018/19 which...

    You still needed a tax return from 2018/19 which was rather a problem if you started any form of self employment since April 2019 (and given that anyone who didn't have a full years accounts was...
  16. Thread: Moving to Dubai

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    Only provided you spend 5 full years in Dubai.

    Only provided you spend 5 full years in Dubai.
  17. Thread: Moving to Dubai

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    Sales of which are subject to capital gains.

    Sales of which are subject to capital gains.
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    What part of the word Ask did you not quite...

    What part of the word Ask did you not quite understand.

    Chances are it won't get anywhere at all but you never know - a company may pay money to keep the business relationship going (I've seen it...
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    Do you eat any fresh salad between November and...

    Do you eat any fresh salad between November and say March?

    By the sounds of it you have never looked so you will be in for a hell of a surprise when you do look.
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    This part of Clause 15.2 is the important one...

    This part of Clause 15.2 is the important one here



    That means that the client isn't required to give you work which means there is zero need for them to pay you.

    You could point out that...
  21. Thread: test please delete

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    Sticky: I'll remind you when the next pali arrives.

    I'll remind you when the next pali arrives.
  22. Find another accountant and ask them There are...

    Find another accountant and ask them

    There are going to be about zero people on this site in your situation (i.e. working abroad with continuing UK income) and being frank no one who is interested...
  23. I bet the clients aren't - as the rules are clear...

    I bet the clients aren't - as the rules are clear - if an end client determines that you are inside IR35 (i.e. public sector since 2018, private sector from April 2021) no expenses are allowed except...
  24. All the above of course only holds true until...

    All the above of course only holds true until April when the determination of what roles are inside and what are outside moves to the end client.
  25. Actually it's simply because you aren't building...

    Actually it's simply because you aren't building enough houses.

    Round here you can easily find an IT job paying £60k and house prices that ensures that will allow you to buy a 3/4 bedroom...
  26. Thread: test please delete

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    Sticky: Most be self imposed - as he isn't flagged as...

    Most be self imposed - as he isn't flagged as banned so he could post if he wanted to.
  27. Don't forget the £14bn Group Action against...

    Don't forget the £14bn Group Action against Mastercard which the UK hasn't rejected out of hand.

    Got to recover that money from somewhere.
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    +1 - dividend payments would be a nightmare if...

    +1 - dividend payments would be a nightmare if one is inside earning £70,000 while the other is outside and wishes to pay themselves £40,000 in dividends.
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    Were it not for agents often being awkward and...

    Were it not for agents often being awkward and stupid I would have suggested the same but I've had difficulty with agents in the past over the fact Mrs Eek is a director and 50% share holder.

    And...
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    You are aware that things will change from April...

    You are aware that things will change from April when the new IR35 rules kick in and that from then using a limited company will be the exception rather than the rule

    Beyond that some agents will...
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    Get a lawyer to look at it, not some random...

    Get a lawyer to look at it, not some random people on the internet.
  32. That isn't the issue here - the original employer...

    That isn't the issue here - the original employer has already let the OP and the end client continue they working relationship so those clauses have been bypassed.

    The issue here is that their...
  33. Thread: test please delete

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    Sticky: That reminds me I must remember in early...

    That reminds me I must remember in early September to go to their factory shop in Simonside and get a new coat.

    Needs to be carefully timed to be after the Great North Run sale kits off but before...
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    It's a rare thing but it's not a unique thing so...

    It's a rare thing but it's not a unique thing so you would have thought most banks had a process to deal with it.
  35. You could have put the word employed to make it...

    You could have put the word employed to make it clear why you said the OP is inside.

    Being blunt come April it's no longer your decision - it is up to the end client / your employer as to how they...
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    Sticky: :banana: Pali :banana: to remind Nick to...

    :banana: Pali :banana:


    to remind Nick to make his bed before he goes to bed
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    Sticky: But note I wanted the

    But note I wanted the
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    Sticky: a ten millennium millennium

    a ten millennium millennium
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    Sticky: it's

    it's
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    Sticky: millenium

    millenium
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    Sticky: old

    old
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    Sticky: any

    any
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    Sticky: isn't

    isn't
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    Sticky: the next millennium

    the next millennium
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    Sticky: and equally

    and equally
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    Sticky: Not quite there is something more important...

    Not quite there is something more important before then
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    Mettle isn't FCSA regulated as it's still under...

    Mettle isn't FCSA regulated as it's still under the FCA rules which require the money to be safeguarded - see

    How is my money protected? | Mettle Frequently Asked Questions

    I wouldn't keep my...
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    Tide works, Mettle will give you a free freeagent...

    Tide works, Mettle will give you a free freeagent account, Starling wish to be a proper bank (and can cope with cheques for instance in ways the others won't).

    Take your pick..
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    Sticky: I don't think we are even in the same room when...

    I don't think we are even in the same room when they watch TV - it's mainly netflix crime documentaries.
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    I don't think it has a Lithuania index...

    I don't think it has a Lithuania index...
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