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  1. your accountant should do this for you IMO. Mine...

    your accountant should do this for you IMO.
    Mine did when I reduced my POA.
    Either way you apply to have it reduced and give a reason.
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    programming pish!!!

    programming pish!!!
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    never worked in Fintech. Now you mention it...

    never worked in Fintech.
    Now you mention it though, add HFT.....
  4. nope. You're self-aware so we don't need to...

    nope.
    You're self-aware so we don't need to :tongue
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    tongue

    tongue
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    you're confusing bubble with trend. the only...

    you're confusing bubble with trend.
    the only bubble in your list was the dotcom one.

    And you missed outsourcing, insourcing, client/server, serverless, virtualisation, big data, unified comms,,,,...
  7. standard fare is to provide • Passport - for...

    standard fare is to provide
    • Passport - for right to work
    • NI Number - additional information on right to work, but also some agency regulatory BS
    • Full address - just because
    • CV - not...
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    you could do that, but then you have CT to pay on...

    you could do that, but then you have CT to pay on the services you sold to to your LTD.
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    Ask your accountant.... Oh you already did but...

    Ask your accountant.... Oh you already did but didn't like his answer.


    You can use the money as capital. In which case your LTD will be the owner of the SPV. That's no use if you want to close...
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    oops may bad. I did wonder as that's not...

    oops may bad.
    I did wonder as that's not normally like you.
  11. you need to google 'dunning'. There's a common...

    you need to google 'dunning'.
    There's a common process for it. Follow it.

    If it doesn't work then you talk to the experts. A company called Safe Collections gets recommended on here quite...
  12. It's not me that classes someone as rich. I...

    It's not me that classes someone as rich.
    I understand the difference between wealth and income as do you.

    The point of my post is that when politicans class someone as wealthy, it is political...
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    I agree weith that that. It's just that you used...

    I agree weith that that.
    It's just that you used the phrase 'eliminates all risk'... We wouldn't want the noobs to read that and take it literally. :eek:
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    who was speaking to you like an idiot? All I can...

    who was speaking to you like an idiot? All I can see is help/advice in this thread.
    Or do you not fancy doing the reading that makes others 'experts'?

    To answer your point about what others are...
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    No it doesn't. It reduces the risk of an...

    No it doesn't.
    It reduces the risk of an investigation that is triggered by going inside. That's it.
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    No. After April 6 your client makes the...

    No.

    After April 6 your client makes the determination, and is responsible for it.

    Before that, you made the determination and are responsible for it (you know this as you determined it didn't...
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    you gotta lot of reading to do. Start here...

    you gotta lot of reading to do.

    Start here https://www.contractoruk.com/forums/ir35-reform/
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    Step 1 - read what IR35 is - help to the left...

    Step 1 - read what IR35 is - help to the left --------------------->
    Step 2 - don't trust agencies
    Step 3 - At the moment it's your responsibility to determine the IR35 status - help to the left...
  19. Indeed. They do shareholder checks to make sure...

    Indeed.
    They do shareholder checks to make sure that you are a PSC and not an MSC (or worse, a proper company trying to get feet under the table).
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    On the whole, people who might be affected by...

    On the whole, people who might be affected by IR35, are the very people the unions demonise as the top 5% tax dodgers.
    I'm surprised at your surprise.
  21. ^^^^^ This is not a good negotiating strategy...

    ^^^^^ This is not a good negotiating strategy ^^^^^
  22. I'm calling it.... Bullsh1t!!!!! I don't...

    I'm calling it....

    Bullsh1t!!!!!

    I don't believe you.
    I don't believe you'd pay for that.
    And I don't believe an agent would accept it.
  23. they don't need to ask as it's a matter of public...

    they don't need to ask as it's a matter of public record.
  24. you will have to have provided your NI number to...

    you will have to have provided your NI number to prove you have the right to work. I've provided it for every contract (excopt the ones where I've had history with the client).

    No the funds won't...
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    No chance. Why chase the hard targets? Anyone...

    No chance.
    Why chase the hard targets?
    Anyone still outside has it very well covered (well their client does).
  26. Most contracts end in March.... for this reason....

    Most contracts end in March.... for this reason.

    KUATB
  27. Thread: Cryptocurrency

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    but he can google "Stock to Flow Ratio" and paste...

    but he can google "Stock to Flow Ratio" and paste the first answer for you :rollin:
  28. Thread: Notice period?

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    Notice period is not relevant. Just don't renew....

    Notice period is not relevant.
    Just don't renew.
    If they blanket you inside you won't be able to renew anyway as that will be a new contract.

    As for honouring a notice period I'm sure they will...
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    No. He can't. HTH

    No. He can't.

    HTH
  30. Thread: SDC

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    if you've already been there for 1 year then you...

    if you've already been there for 1 year then you don't get another 2 years of travel expenses. Read the 24-month rule. Changing the engagement method does not reset that clock. Sounds like the...
  31. Nobody knows what the risks would be. Although...

    Nobody knows what the risks would be.
    Although it seems reasonable that if you've been moved to inside by the client then HMRC's view may be that there is history there. And the longer the history...
  32. Option 3 says "I'm OK with you changing my Ts and...

    Option 3 says "I'm OK with you changing my Ts and Cs to whatever you fancy"

    surely that simply confirms HMRC's view that you're just a bum on seat who should always have been inside?
  33. When politicians talk about the rich, they don't...

    When politicians talk about the rich, they don't meet the actual rich. They mean those that are just a bit richer than the people they're talking to. As Boris is a populist, talking to thick as mince...
  34. Thread: Holiday request

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    Most clients can't get away from "annual leave"....

    Most clients can't get away from "annual leave". Even when they know I'm working for another client they still call it annual leave....... It's not a real problem though. Just a slight annoyance.
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    All seems reasonable. Make sure you agree a...

    All seems reasonable.
    Make sure you agree a statement or work, that includes payment milestones, deliverables for each milestone, some form of agreed approach in the event of delays/changes (usually...
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    that in itself isn't a problem. But if the sole...

    that in itself isn't a problem. But if the sole purpose for going fixed price is for IR35 reasons then I'd question why you would want the extra burden of commercial risk when the I35 risk is going...
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    Fixed Price Contract - How does it work?

    Then don’t do it.

    Why would you accept the risks unless there is a greater payout?
    Unless this is a thinly disguised attempt to circumvent IR35.

    I’ve done fixed price work before. It’s...
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    Help please with IR35 Scope

    Indeed.
    Inside IR35 with an NT tax code is still inside, but still no tax.
    National Insurance will probably still be deducted as I don’t believe NT covers it.

    The cash goes to the fee payer, who...
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    It’s not free money. At the moment they are...

    It’s not free money.

    At the moment they are owed money by the client every day you show up.

    Your proposal means that the agency now need to wait for you to deliver. They need to understand that...
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    Reading the thread..... I have concluded that the...

    Reading the thread..... I have concluded that the OP has managed to have the equivalent of ‘standing in your face, whilst shouting, with lots of spit, going red in the face and fists clenched’ but...
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    Credit card would make sense.

    Credit card would make sense.
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    I am just impressed that the supposed blue...

    I am just impressed that the supposed blue passport is black as a black thing.

    ...
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    you actually talk to your wife about interactions...

    you actually talk to your wife about interactions on this forum?
    Those long winter evenings must just fly by.
  44. You would also be able put companies in prison...

    You would also be able put companies in prison for fraud.

    He's getting confused between a separate legal entity, a.k.a. "legal person", and person.
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    you perceiving it as a good strategy for you is...

    you perceiving it as a good strategy for you is not the same as it being good advice for others.
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    Is the agent fearful of being determined inside...

    Is the agent fearful of being determined inside as well?
  47. GDPR is great for having information deleted that...

    GDPR is great for having information deleted that the company has no right to retain.
    You have a b2b commercial relationship, that requires information to be retained for at least six years....
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    A Sad “IR35” Day

    They won’t stop them. They’ll just want the tax, plus fines, plus interest, on what should, in their mind, have been a dividend payment.
  49. Au contraire. They need to know before April....

    Au contraire. They need to know before April. They can’t leave it till the last minute.
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    Nope. Not true. Only if you distributed funds...

    Nope. Not true.

    Only if you distributed funds as capital rather than dividends. All ER is capital, not all capital is covered by ER.
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