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    This is weird, aren't you an employee of the...

    This is weird, aren't you an employee of the company, director or not? Should I just make someone else director then become an employee of the company that has 6 years redundancy pay coming? People...
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    This is weird, aren't you an employee of the...

    This is weird, aren't you an employee of the company, director or not? Should I just make someone else director then become an employee of the company that has 6 years redundancy pay coming? People...
  3. It is hence why I am a proper contractor and not...

    It is hence why I am a proper contractor and not a disguised one, I am pissed off with the contractors that took the piss and caused the whole IR35 problem just because they were greedy. I never...
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    Sure, but if the post gets burried, what's the...

    Sure, but if the post gets burried, what's the problem in re-posting? Not like we are killing the planet or something worse (coughing, sneazing, yawning and not covering our mouths:laugh).
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    I love it how you can missplace dividends ant not...

    I love it how you can missplace dividends ant not declare them and pay the dividend tax:))) That reminds me of a contractor I worked a few years back, HMRC never asked him to do SA so he used to pay...
  6. As a contractor in a similar situation I think...

    As a contractor in a similar situation I think your options are go via Umbrella or not.

    I went trhough an Umbrella and hating every minute of it, from the questionnaire, qualifications and...
  7. So after every IR35 contract I can go and claim...

    So after every IR35 contract I can go and claim JA? Sound like I can and shall do so, since I will have no other income coming in like you do from your company, right?

    Just wondering what I will...
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    So every time you post something you do major...

    So every time you post something you do major searches to see if anyone else has done so? Man you must have a lot of time on your hands:))

    This is a great website, never saw it until it was...
  9. Thread: Confused

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    Plenty of public sector contractors work as SoW....

    Plenty of public sector contractors work as SoW. Some obviously got scared and are doing blanket IR35.

    This is the new SoW Contract that clever and brave agencies have implemented. In principle it...
  10. Not to ask a very stupid question, but how will...

    Not to ask a very stupid question, but how will they find out?

    Are you going to tell them? is the client going to tell them, is anyone going to tell them willingly? Do they have other people...
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    Cheers for that, I read up on it a few years back...

    Cheers for that, I read up on it a few years back and always opted out as a contractor. From what I remember the whole point of opting out was another tick box against IR35, but now it would make...
  12. Thread: Going inside

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    I am seriously debating to go on some technical...

    I am seriously debating to go on some technical training courses whilst I can still expense them, and start doing hands-on stuff.

    Sounds to me like SoW Contracts will be the way to go. Probably a...
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    Opt In or Out on IR35 Role?

    Got a new Inside IR35 role and the agency sent me a Opt Out contract, which I thought was hilarious if I am inside IR35.

    Just so I don't say something stupid, it makes sense to me that any IR35...
  14. Thread: Coronavirus in UK

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    I love it when they ask you if you have private...

    I love it when they ask you if you have private medical to speed things up... sure, I'll pay if they allow me to do so before tax.
  15. Agreed, I am pissed off at people like that, I...

    Agreed, I am pissed off at people like that, I don't like to be tied down so I may have multiple contracts in a year or just one. I also like to take longer time off. I don't usually stick longer...
  16. Thread: Coronavirus in UK

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    I wonder where that is, in London you are lucky...

    I wonder where that is, in London you are lucky if you can get one in less than two weeks. Last time I tried they said 1 month. I had to do an online assessment and tell them my pain was 10 out of...
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    As an accountancy service, not as Umbrella... ...

    As an accountancy service, not as Umbrella...

    I am also looking at a Umbrella company and they were recommended by the agency.
  18. Thread: Payeworx

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    Makes sense, this means they would have to work...

    Makes sense, this means they would have to work out shares in real time according to contracts and profit. The only way I can see this, is at the end of every financial year, so you would have to...
  19. Sticky: I would love to know how so many public sector...

    I would love to know how so many public sector contractors still get away with it. These are people that have been doing the same role for 3+ years at £700 to £1500 a day. So high end Directors and...
  20. Thread: Payeworx

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    Hold on, so if you work for a consultancy firm...

    Hold on, so if you work for a consultancy firm and your salary is £30k a year, but the firm charges £800 per day for your services, how would that be illegal?

    Every service provider does that,...
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    You are correct, forgot to mention the...

    You are correct, forgot to mention the bio-engineering side of things, nanobots, DNA manipulation, Cloning etc.

    Considering how overpopulated the planet is, even if we start going out in space, do...
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    You know what I mean, us poor tulips do, not the...

    You know what I mean, us poor tulips do, not the %11 that control %90 of the world economy.

    Funny enough, I was looking at the US tax code, and the more you earn the less you pay, compared to UK....
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    I am sorry but if you don't care what happens to...

    I am sorry but if you don't care what happens to or in the UK and leave the country, especially with Brexit... why not take everything and go? Don't even close the company, just let it be and resign...
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    Not to go into details, but you can. Do people do...

    Not to go into details, but you can. Do people do it? Maybe some have.

    There are plenty of very advanced AIs out there, bots that write essays, paint, poetry etc, and bots that handle social media...
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    I can download my brain to my computer and live...

    I can download my brain to my computer and live forever... the question is, will it be me or just me as a a bunch of data?

    After all we are just our memories, made by our experience and the people...
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    lol this one is for @northernladuk I will...

    lol this one is for @northernladuk


    I will re-post this since it is very relevant:
    Funny story, I went to an interview not so long ago at a huge Property Managing Company. After 1 hour of...
  27. I think the steps are much more simpler. If...

    I think the steps are much more simpler.

    If you close your Ltd down in UK and use the Polish one, not much the HR UK company can do. Except not accommodate you. At which point they need to let the...
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    Alright, let's agree to disagree. I get what you...

    Alright, let's agree to disagree. I get what you mean, but it is interpretation. Yes, you are using a digital process to streamline your own process. I get it.
    I don't get the Let's Make THIS...
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    Fair enough, but bear in my mind that "my literal...

    Fair enough, but bear in my mind that "my literal view" is fact. You can't change that, it is what it is. Someone else interpretation, is a completely different story. You can't just re-package...
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    Again, a simple explanation from the MTD VAT...

    Again, a simple explanation from the MTD VAT would be great, if you understand it.

    You still submit the exact same information, same form etc, only different is that now it gets done by a 3rd...
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    How about you explain it to us son? Digital is...

    How about you explain it to us son?

    Digital is Digital, you can gold coat a piece of tulip... it is what it is. It is like trying to sell me "magic water". Still water... unless you find a new...
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    Interesting, but some people don't trade or make...

    Interesting, but some people don't trade or make enough purchases to justify full rate. Not many accountants will advise you on how to walk right above the legal line, not many contractors would...
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    Sticky: Anyone know anything about these guys? ...

    Anyone know anything about these guys?

    Contractors APS

    CONTRACTORS APS LTD - Overview (free company information from Companies House)


    They are very keen to get people onboard, offering...
  34. Thread: Surplus cash

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    simes, I sent you a PM, if you don't mind...

    simes, I sent you a PM, if you don't mind replying:)

    Pretty much regarding the property investment, was thinking of this and accountant suggested a 2nd company that deals only with the letting...
  35. Thread: Cryptocurrency

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    :freaky::yay:

    :freaky::yay:
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    Blah blah blah stuff this and that.... sure put...

    Blah blah blah stuff this and that.... sure put my replies here, at least that way people will find all the information in one place. The information which you clearly think I do not understand or...
  37. Thread: Cryptocurrency

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    Off to the market to buy me bread and milk in...

    Off to the market to buy me bread and milk in BTC... oh no wait so I now have to pay $23 fee for a $4 purchase??? WTF... this isn't supposed to happen, I thought the banks were screwing people up and...
  38. Thread: Cryptocurrency

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    1+2) OK, so you have BTCs which are global, you...

    1+2) OK, so you have BTCs which are global, you then use a or multiple coin mixers. I can use the stolen BTCs to pay for tulip from other criminals (after all this is what BTC is great at) or you can...
  39. Thread: Cryptocurrency

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    So let me understand this correctly as I am...

    So let me understand this correctly as I am rather uneducated, slow and incoherent.

    All you cryptocurrency groupies believe in, support it and want a decentralised currency because it bypasses the...
  40. Thread: Cryptocurrency

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    It is funny how your reply doesn't actually say...

    It is funny how your reply doesn't actually say anything else. $152 billion sure, make believe speculative figures, doubt anyone actually paid $152 billion at this point or has any intentions in...
  41. Thread: Cryptocurrency

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    I wonder if this guy ever got his 25000 BTCs...

    I wonder if this guy ever got his 25000 BTCs back:))

    https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=16457.0


    ...
  42. Thread: Cryptocurrency

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    Right but my ONLY crime would be the break in,...

    Right but my ONLY crime would be the break in, which will be a slap on the wrist. The actual £40 million theft would not be the crime since the BTCs are not currently insured by anyone or any...
  43. Thread: Cryptocurrency

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    An you expect me to believe that you understand...

    An you expect me to believe that you understand blockchain technology eh?


    Bottom line:

    Pure investment because you want to make an easy cash, sure invest in it. Better if you use a stock...
  44. Thread: Cryptocurrency

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    I am sure that %90 of BTC investors are...

    I am sure that %90 of BTC investors are hypothetical idiots. No one here has actually managed to argue any of the negative facts I have put forward. This post is pretty long, won't bother trying to...
  45. Thread: Cryptocurrency

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    First of all I was talking about general...

    First of all I was talking about general Blockchain technology and the many many other transactions which would need calculating. Sure you can mine BTCs but can you also mine A B C D E F.... Z Y Z at...
  46. Thread: Cryptocurrency

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    Assuming that the value remains the same and not...

    Assuming that the value remains the same and not goes to $25000 as some are hoping. It will have a chain effect as some people may only have $5000 invested in or less, yet if they lose that money...
  47. Thread: Cryptocurrency

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    Again you are not telling me anything new nor are...

    Again you are not telling me anything new nor are you answering my question. How will blockchain work when no one in the world volunteers their devices to actually calculate all those transactions?
    ...
  48. Thread: Cryptocurrency

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    Thing that is pissing me off is that when if it...

    Thing that is pissing me off is that when if it crashes because people may realised the 0 value, it will actually affect the people that did not buy into it. If the late investors get screwed...
  49. Thread: Cryptocurrency

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    Can you please tell me who the Bitcoin founder...

    Can you please tell me who the Bitcoin founder is? The actual person? No one knows, it is all a grand mystery:) That guy group of people are probably sitting on 5 million BTCs, I bet they keep...
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    About 10 years ago a guy I knew came and asked me...

    About 10 years ago a guy I knew came and asked me if I could extract information from shop card readers, said I could make £10000's and be rich. I told him no. I could also invest in human...
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