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  1. Thread: Going permie

    by Lance
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    Yup. Any contractor looking for a permie job is...

    Yup.
    Any contractor looking for a permie job is going to jump as soon as the contracts come back.
    Employers know this.
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    a couple of problems with this..... 1) You're...

    a couple of problems with this.....

    1) You're talking about UK, not ROI
    2) it's not even law yet......
  3. Unfortunately if you're inside IR35 you cannot...

    Unfortunately if you're inside IR35 you cannot claim expenses for your work related activities. In that regard inside is worse than permie.
    So either suck it up....... 750EUR isn't bad and if it's...
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    Not quite sure what you're after here. If the...

    Not quite sure what you're after here.

    If the client makes the determination then it's relevant only after April and their problem entirely.
    If it's before April and they provide you with an...
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    Do you pay more tax than you absolutely need to?...

    Do you pay more tax than you absolutely need to?
    For example even if outside IR35, do pay yourself salary rather than dividends?
    No?
    Thought not.

    You're a tax avoider.

    It's a scale like this...
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    Poll: I never claimed to be anything else. Not that...

    I never claimed to be anything else.

    Not that b***** has anything to do with question.
    The two insults are doing the round and I was idly wondering how insulting they actually are.

    Apparently...
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    Poll: Boomer or Gammon?

    which would you rather be called?
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    who here isn't a tax avoider?

    who here isn't a tax avoider?
  9. They’re not a bank... “PPS holds an amount...

    They’re not a bank...

    “PPS holds an amount equivalent to the money in Countingup current accounts in a safeguarding account with Barclays Bank PLC “

    Nothing about your money being FSCS...
  10. It was a ******* stupid question from a *******...

    It was a ******* stupid question from a ******* stupid idiot.
    Who probably only posted to tell you where to go (it seems you didn't :)
    Maybe he's after a record for being banned fastest. Or for...
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    what you say is mostly right..... Except for one...

    what you say is mostly right..... Except for one important detail... RoS as an IR35 defence needs to be unfettered. Client approval is NOT unfettered.

    Forget RoS as an IR35 defence unless you can...
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    It's not really legal. That doesn't mean it can't...

    It's not really legal. That doesn't mean it can't be done.
    One method is to change the dividend issues previously to a loan. And destroy all paperwork regarding dividends being issues (board minutes...
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    ha. Kids these days can't hold their ale (or...

    ha. Kids these days can't hold their ale (or those fecking awful Jagerbomb things).
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    Sounds like it's more well thought out than it...

    Sounds like it's more well thought out than it seemed at the start.
    Why not have the share method sorted out when the shareholder agreement is done? Presumably that's being done by a solicitor who...
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    these discussion usually end up at the same...

    these discussion usually end up at the same point.
    If it's a profitable business why would they give you some of it rather than pay you for the work?
    If it's completely open and honest then the...
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    you misunderstand the accountants relationship to...

    you misunderstand the accountants relationship to jam as well.
    They tell you much jam you have, how much you owe to the jam fiends at HMRC, and they take some of jam to fund this.

    Jam is money.
  17. how can a contract be outside and inside? This...

    how can a contract be outside and inside?
    This reads to me like it's an inside gig, but they don't care what you do about that whilst it's your problem.
    Given that you know the role is inside, are...
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    No it hasn't. But it will do. World Population...

    No it hasn't. But it will do.

    World Population Clock: 7.7 Billion People (2019) - Worldometers
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    Does Harry realise that with just 20% of the...

    Does Harry realise that with just 20% of the shares, Tom and Dick can simply increase the number of shares in the business and effectively dilute Harry as low as they desire? This is legal, and...
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    All I can think is there are two scenarios here....

    All I can think is there are two scenarios here.

    1. Tom and Dick are trying to get loads of free work from Harry. Tom and Dick are smart. Harry is an idiot.

    2. Tom and Dick are idiots. Harry...
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    You’re the one working for jam.... You’re doing...

    You’re the one working for jam....
    You’re doing work for no pay, but expect shares in lieu of payment.
    Or have I misunderstood?
  22. get a parabolic wifi antenna. or make one with...

    get a parabolic wifi antenna.

    or make one with tin foil. Make that two, obviously.
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    I can't pay dividends with an ETF though.

    I can't pay dividends with an ETF though.
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    FTFY

    FTFY
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    VAT

    VAT
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    read this Harry.... Jam tomorrow - Wikipedia...

    read this Harry.... Jam tomorrow - Wikipedia
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    if this is employment related then you really...

    if this is employment related then you really need some proper legal advice.
    You'll need contracts and share agreements.
    You'll also need to do it right or else you'll screw up any potential ER tax...
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    LMGTFY...

    LMGTFY
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    Invest company assets in bullion

    asking for a friend (not really, it just sounds like one of those).

    The idea to buy gold (sovereigns I'm thinking) with retained profit, as a hedge against currency fluctuation. And to pay...
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    It very rarely happens and only happens if either...

    It very rarely happens and only happens if either the agency is being a dickhead (judges call that vexatious and rarely rule in their favour) or they have a really good case (very rare). If they do...
  31. Thread: Jacob Rees Mogg

    by Lance
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    No he didn’t. It’s a new constituency. He’s the...

    No he didn’t. It’s a new constituency. He’s the only MP they’ve ever had.
    Still at risk from a tactical remain vote though.
  32. His brother Drew Peacock has always helped me....

    His brother Drew Peacock has always helped me. And his sister Helena Handbasket.
  33. Thread: Is it me?

    by Lance
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    To be very clear... this is a public sector gold...

    To be very clear... this is a public sector gold mine and I’m outside ir35 :)


    There are actually far more interesting things to fix than spreadsheets. But at a pinch I could do that. Several...
  34. Thread: Is it me?

    by Lance
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    it's not you. My main client at the moment...

    it's not you.

    My main client at the moment runs their entire business on Excel.... Despite having spent pots of cash on enterprise systems. The users don't want to lose their spreadhseets.
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    I don’t understand why you’d run an art business...

    I don’t understand why you’d run an art business this way.
    What are we talking here?
    Some paintings for retail? Crafts?
    Wholesale supply of bought in art to retailers?

    I assume that your wife...
  36. Sticky: Probably. Ask the vetting officer.

    Probably. Ask the vetting officer.
  37. if there's less than 10 people who can do it, and...

    if there's less than 10 people who can do it, and 3 years experience is enough to be a specialist, and lots of banks and government departments use it.....
    Then that 10 will become 100+ very...
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    I was over simplifying it a bit. In reality, an...

    I was over simplifying it a bit.
    In reality, an agent would look to sue (as a last resort) for losses.
    A half-way house would be where a judge issues a cease and desist order against an individual....
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    yep. Travel costs are 'travel'.......

    yep.

    Travel costs are 'travel'....
    Accomodation costs are accomodation.
    The fact that the client will allow yourCO to bill them is just another invoice.

    Some over-thinking is goin on here....
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    I'm not sure that trying to sell art via a LTD....

    I'm not sure that trying to sell art via a LTD. company is going to help.
    For a start adding 20% VAT to every purchase won't help it sell (assumption that you are VAT regsitered).

    Why not just...
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    Normally a handcuff clause is used against an...

    Normally a handcuff clause is used against an individual. Despite the clause being in a LTD. company contract.

    Best advise is to stick to your contract and not try to rip the agencies off. They...
  42. You can’t sell them servers or PCs.

    You can’t sell them servers or PCs.
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    Handcuff Rule - Anyone been taken to court?

    He needs legal advice........
    Dunno how many times it needs to be said but he does.....

    Minor errors in a contract will be ignored.
    Late payment is not relevant.
    Closing the company is unlikely...
  44. Couple that with agencies who are geared up for...

    Couple that with agencies who are geared up for busier times.
    End result.... too many middle men chasing the same few roles.

    It’s going to get worse for the agencies than the contractors. An...
  45. I was the USA 3 weeks ago. It was for 3 days of...

    I was the USA 3 weeks ago.
    It was for 3 days of meetings.
    All I had was an ESTA.

    At immigration they asked if I was there on business. I said yes.
    They then asked who for and somke other...
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    if you live half way between the two then it's a...

    if you live half way between the two then it's a very different journey.
    If you live north of the Watford gap it's very similar.
  47. £100 is the going rate. It is quite easy, but if...

    £100 is the going rate.
    It is quite easy, but if it takes more than an hour or so you'd be better off paying someone IMO.
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    you on the :cool2: last night???? The OP is on...

    you on the :cool2: last night????

    The OP is on about the 2 year rule to prevent you phoenixing after claiming ER. NOT the 24 month rule for expenses.

    To the OP....
    Yes you can do this. Why not...
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    you don't understand VAT.... EDIT: or the cost...

    you don't understand VAT....

    EDIT: or the cost of employment
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    not sure what you're driving at here. If you...

    not sure what you're driving at here.

    If you use a PAYE umbrella the client still pays VAT.
    The client claims any VAT back in any case.
    I cannot see that VAT has any bearing whatsoever on IR35.
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