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    You can get a current appointments report from...

    You can get a current appointments report from Companies House for free, either that or a letter from your accountant stating you're the only director.
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    Agree with this statement. It does make you...

    Agree with this statement.

    It does make you think about the others that were convicted, while they may not have been as notable as Turing they were still human beings - its a difficult one. I hope...
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    Declare it, remember HR is there to protect the...

    Declare it, remember HR is there to protect the employer.

    Saying anything other than "they worked here from x date to y date in the capacity of z" would fall outside of protecting the employer -...
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    You could set a robots.txt to make sure they...

    You could set a robots.txt to make sure they "good" bots don't index it.
  5. Problem with most online companies is they don't...

    Problem with most online companies is they don't tell you who they are using to deliver. Then you see the "track your parcel link" and think "ah feck. Not these clowns"

    I do like online companies...
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    I spoke to wxman a few weeks ago - so he is still...

    I spoke to wxman a few weeks ago - so he is still around :)

    Happy Birthday Bud, hope you're having a good one.
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    Are there any tiles you could move to make good...

    Are there any tiles you could move to make good the damaged ones?

    From under the fridge/freezer/dishwasher etc. You could then put the cracked ones there.
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    Poll: +1 Don't know if the last but is true but it...

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    Don't know if the last but is true but it wouldn't surprise me at all if it was.
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    7800 - Maintenance: Repairs and Renewals :) ...

    7800 - Maintenance: Repairs and Renewals :)

    You could also use
    7012 - Employee General Expenses
    7403 - UK Entertainment

    As long as it makes sense to you and you don't put it on the balance...
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    If it's needed for the business it's an...

    If it's needed for the business it's an acceptable claim. In other words how far are you willing to commute?

    Depends on your circumstances. The closer you are to the client the harder it would be...
  11. Ah I should have mentioned that by 'paid' I mean...

    Ah I should have mentioned that by 'paid' I mean transferred to my directors loan account along with all wages etc. I then take money out of here as and when needed.
  12. I'd be interested on this. I paid a dividend to...

    I'd be interested on this. I paid a dividend to myself but I only do my paperwork every 3 months. So the entry into the books was in the year before (PAYE) and the "entry" was in the year after.
    ...
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    If it's rated over 3.5t it'll have DOT plate...

    If it's rated over 3.5t it'll have DOT plate which are usually some shade of faded orange. It'll also have a tachograph but as long as you're not using for business use then you don't need to use it....
  14. I'd be more worried that your accounts don't add...

    I'd be more worried that your accounts don't add up. Then again its £146. I'd just forget it and after 6 years "poof" HMRC will no longer be interested.
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    Ask what it includes. Does it include payroll etc.

    Ask what it includes. Does it include payroll etc.
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    Did it sell in 2011? If so it would be on the...

    Did it sell in 2011? If so it would be on the land registry i think.
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    What exactly does actively managing it mean? Does...

    What exactly does actively managing it mean? Does moving it into a savings accounts with higher interest and a notice period count as managing it? Or would you have to say shift it between multiple...
  18. Thread: New whore..

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    Fixed it for you.

    Fixed it for you.
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    Read your insurance docs. Mine says that the...

    Read your insurance docs. Mine says that the insurer will only cover claims notified within 6 months of accident. We're still in that so should be the same for yours.

    Telling or not telling your...
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    You don't need to report the accident to the...

    You don't need to report the accident to the police as you exchanged details at the scene. It's a minor bump the police wouldn't give a toss and certainly you've not lost because you didn't tell them.
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    This laptop I had used to do that. I remember...

    This laptop I had used to do that. I remember somewhere there being a windows setting to hide BSOD and just restart. I had to disable it to find the error codes.

    A look in event manager should...
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    I'm not worried unless wxman...

    I'm not worried unless wxman shows up.
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    Isn't home insurance known as an "all risks"...

    Isn't home insurance known as an "all risks" policy so they also cover you if your dog bites someone etc.
  24. What are you powering in there i.e. rating of...

    What are you powering in there i.e. rating of tool etc. 13amp isn't a great deal into a garage.
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    Talk to ContractorUmbrella. They post on here. ...

    Talk to ContractorUmbrella. They post on here. For you they'll just pay you PAYE rates, don't have to worry about IR35 as Umbrellas don't fall under to scope as you're paying full PAYE. It's £900 a ...
  26. The EU is different as VAT is harmonised. If...

    The EU is different as VAT is harmonised.

    If your exporting to the US then you don't need to register for VAT across the pond as they have no jurisdiction over you.

    Then again IANAL and this...
  27. Bear in mind there is no point in spending 80% to...

    Bear in mind there is no point in spending 80% to save 20%. I.e. don't buy something for £10 just to save £2 in tax if you don't need it.
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    Don't worry about it to much. My accountants are...

    Don't worry about it to much. My accountants are AFA, which to be honest I have no idea what that is or if it's any good. But it wouldn't matter if they were ACCA or ACA because I always go and ask...
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    Its probably not what you want to hear but for...

    Its probably not what you want to hear but for £830 after the VAT it is really not worth the hassle even to prove the point.

    If you really think you have a case and have a Ltd issue small claims...
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    How are you employed. Via your own Ltd or via a...

    How are you employed. Via your own Ltd or via a Umbrella?

    If your closing your Ltd down when you go Perm I'm not sure who they would sue and I'd be astonished if it went that far. It would be a...
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    When you say "need" to have fitted do you mean...

    When you say "need" to have fitted do you mean need or would like?
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    Tell him to seek out a legal professional.

    Tell him to seek out a legal professional.
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    Not been to any. I've walked to the Space Center...

    Not been to any. I've walked to the Space Center a few times with the dog but never been in.
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    As above. I have a company van then again I work...

    As above. I have a company van then again I work in transport and logistics so easy for me to justify. A £30k list van cost me £19k cash out of pocket - however as I only go upto the 40% tax barrier...
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    Nice one, why electric heaters though no gas...

    Nice one, why electric heaters though no gas mains?
  36. Bikes are that cheap anyway that the 25p a mile...

    Bikes are that cheap anyway that the 25p a mile is probably most efficient.

    Getting a company van is the only real way to have a company vehicle and be tax efficient.
  37. Thread: MVL query

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    Yes as the umbrella would be your employer like...

    Yes as the umbrella would be your employer like holding any other PAYE job.
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    I don't understand....are they affiliated to...

    I don't understand....are they affiliated to Qdos?

    http://www.ir35buddy.com/job-buddy/ir35-certification-scheme/

    I suppose it might serve a purpose for the new contractor or at least give...
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    Directors load account. Not really sure why I...

    Directors load account. Not really sure why I always abbreviate it to DLC many because its directors load control account in sage.

    It is OK to put what ever you like through your business account....
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    Nothing assuming he's accounting for it properly....

    Nothing assuming he's accounting for it properly.

    While it's bad form and a bit confusing if he has the mother of all P11ds or a massive DLC he pays off with dividends then he's not doing anything...
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    You have been paying interest since you took the...

    You have been paying interest since you took the loan out though. That's what your company accounts show isn't it. I mean a transaction every month for 0.33% of the loan.

    If you have no idea at...
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    Even the bit about the leasing it to your co?

    Even the bit about the leasing it to your co?
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    I'd like to see you argue that with HMRC. Most...

    I'd like to see you argue that with HMRC. Most business don't own company cars the leasing companies do, doesn't stop them being a business provided car.

    As far as I can see the OP wants to lease...
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    If your leasing the car to the company then it'll...

    If your leasing the car to the company then it'll be a business asset they're providing to you so you'll be liable for BIK. Also you can't claim 45p per mile for something that the business owns.
  45. If there are no assets and very little good will...

    If there are no assets and very little good will I'd base it on how much do you want them to give you in order for you to work for them. I.e. what signing bonus are you after.

    Seems like a lot of...
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    SafeXS memory sticks. Hardware encryption etc. ...

    SafeXS memory sticks. Hardware encryption etc.

    Not cheap but a requirement of client co.
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    You know your an engineer when you looked at that...

    You know your an engineer when you looked at that shed and thought "so they force them to park on the left so presumably the passenger in the right can get out easier and the driver can't open their...
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    Why do I get the feeling the OP wanted the answer...

    Why do I get the feeling the OP wanted the answer to be "oh the govt let you have it and they don't even want you to pay tax on it".
  49. Thread: Aston Mae

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    While I agree with you for the hassle I think...

    While I agree with you for the hassle I think brolly has to win. You can walk away at any time, you just can't do that with a Ltd.

    If i was inside IR35 I'd probably go brolly.
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    What does your accountant say? Usually...

    What does your accountant say?

    Usually expensing training is a no if its for a new area of business. I've expenses a lot of training over the years through and the accountant has always been...
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