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    one for Psychocandy as I hear he's 'seeking new...

    one for Psychocandy as I hear he's 'seeking new opportunities', and can lug keyboards around.
  2. They have loads of regulation around money...

    They have loads of regulation around money laundering hence why I thought this might be an issue.
    If you can pay into the Betfair account with a company debit card then you're good.

    Good luck and...
  3. Will a betting company let you setup an account...

    Will a betting company let you setup an account using a business bank account???
    Is that the actual problem the OP won’t say?
  4. closer but still not true. The worker doesn't...

    closer but still not true.

    The worker doesn't determine status. The intermediary does. In most cases we discuss the 'worker' is a Director of the intermediary so makes that determination, but not...
  5. It was an assumption I made. I have tried to find...

    It was an assumption I made. I have tried to find something to back it up but cannot.
    On that basis I'd suggest that the question goes to an accountant.
  6. Not true Not true What on earth are...

    Not true


    Not true



    What on earth are you talking about?
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    It’s worse than that. With 90% they can...

    It’s worse than that.
    With 90% they can unilaterally dilute the other shareholders shares further. OPs 10% could become 0.01% really quick if better half decides to.
  8. I’d go the other way on this. Profit on gambling...

    I’d go the other way on this. Profit on gambling is free of tax, unless it’s a company where CT is applicable.
    So it all depends on the tax level being paid by the OP. If 7.5% dividend then it would...
  9. This would be better in the tax evaders forum...

    This would be better in the tax evaders forum would it not?

    Sorry HMRC loan scheme forum...
  10. They keep it a secret otherwise the morons would...

    They keep it a secret otherwise the morons would have evidence to use......
  11. I posted that on my local facebook residents...

    I posted that on my local facebook residents page.

    The number of angry responses was quite shocking. All defending their rights to not wear a mask, and not one of them realising the post was...
  12. Yes. They had 30 people on site. All on a blended...

    Yes. They had 30 people on site. All on a blended rate. Talk about rates was a no no.
    They had other people lined up and the client had no say in the matter, nor did they interview.
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    You say it’s sweeping but the one example you...

    You say it’s sweeping but the one example you provide is irrelevant. PI is not going to cover you for breaching a confidentiality clause.
  14. And this is precisely the reason why they have...

    And this is precisely the reason why they have such clauses.
    I’ve known agencies/consultancies walk people off site for having these discussions.
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    If the company is closed how can it pay the...

    If the company is closed how can it pay the premium? It can’t.
    So how exactly can it have PI?
    The only way that PI can still work after company closure is if the individual has PI. For an IT...
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    If they have no business without you then where...

    If they have no business without you then where are your shares?

    If the business is worth a punt you could even offer to pay for them.
    The rest of it is just jam tomorrow (Google it).
  17. And with all those crooks, cronies and spies.......

    And with all those crooks, cronies and spies.... nothing for that twat Farage......
    That amuses me.
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    Deducting then VAT from the bank balance before...

    Deducting then VAT from the bank balance before it’s been paid sounds wrong. And if submitted like that in your year end accounts is incorrect and potentially fraudulent.
    Your accounts are supposed...
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    Trade Creditor/Debtor and Accruals

    You might be over-thinking it. Or maybe I misunderstand.

    A debtor is who owes you. No one in your examples is a debtor other than your company. Both the client who overpaid, and the tax man, are...
  20. Thread: Garden office

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    To be clear though.... what happens if you don’t...

    To be clear though.... what happens if you don’t take it with you?
    I know that if it’s years after the company is closed you’re all good. But I presume it’s an asset in the books and buildings...
  21. Thread: Garden office

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    It might be but better to buy it personally. I’m...

    It might be but better to buy it personally. I’m thinking of building a pub in my garden that my business rents as office space.
  22. Thread: Trivial Benefits

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    How so? The HMRC sites says no cash or cash...

    How so?
    The HMRC sites says no cash or cash vouchers. Surely an amazon voucher worth £300 is a cash voucher?
  23. Thread: Trivial Benefits

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    What sort of thing can it consist of? I presume...

    What sort of thing can it consist of?
    I presume amazon vouchers count as cash so not valid.
    What about a £300 bar tab in my local?
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    Different details.... Maybe the office was a...

    Different details....

    Maybe the office was a prefab unit that will be sold when finished with. That may be allowed.

    What’s not allowed is when the company pays for a building that effectively...
  25. I’ve come up with a new idea (not really new but...

    I’ve come up with a new idea (not really new but new to me).
    Since lockdown my car has done f*** all.
    In fact I might as well have SORNed it or sold it.

    So new plan in formation is to get rid....
  26. it might be genuinely worthless, but it still has...

    it might be genuinely worthless, but it still has a book value on the company asset register.
  27. if the agency are going to deduct the taxes then...

    if the agency are going to deduct the taxes then don't bother with an umbrella. Just work direct.
    Or is AMS the umbrella they are telling you that you must use?
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    actually it's nothing to do with ER. It's to do...

    actually it's nothing to do with ER.
    It's to do with taking the money out as a capital distribution. ER is a tax relief on that money, but not the actual reason you can't just start again.
  29. like I said though. If you charge your client...

    like I said though. If you charge your client expenses you haven't actually incurred, then they are income in your own accounts. So no tax fraud.
  30. we agree then ;) The consultancy are chancing...

    we agree then ;)
    The consultancy are chancing their arm as I reckon the client would not be best pleased at such blatant profiteering, especially as they are quite likely to find out.
  31. let's be clear.... An 'expense' charged to a...

    let's be clear.... An 'expense' charged to a client, is simply a cost to the client. There is no special treatment (unless it's a disbursement which is a different kettle of fish).
    One hour of my...
  32. It's up to the contract to state what, if any,...

    It's up to the contract to state what, if any, evidence is required to support an expense claim.
    Most clients want to see receipts.

    Some clients are happy with covering the cost of what could...
  33. Talk to your accountant. But I'd be looking to...

    Talk to your accountant. But I'd be looking to wait 4 months, write it off as worth nothing, then "dispose" of it
  34. by invoicing the client...... There's no...

    by invoicing the client......

    There's no legislation that says you have to have incurred expenses to reclaim them. You can make a profit on expense claims by claiming more than you incurred as...
  35. But they can claim back from their client if...

    But they can claim back from their client if their client allows it.
    for mileage they shouldn't need receipts anyway. Receipts for fuel are only any use for VAT claims.
  36. Thread: R&D Relief?

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    I agree that the model aeroplane example is R&D....

    I agree that the model aeroplane example is R&D. I've worked for companies who claim R&D tax credits for far more dubious projects.

    I think the accounts idea of spinning up another company just to...
  37. they're not asking you to do anything wrong....

    they're not asking you to do anything wrong.
    It's entirely up to them if want to charge 'their' client expenses. Whether they do that is not materially inked to whether they reimburse you.

    It...
  38. This can’t be for real... Darren’s been hacked....

    This can’t be for real... Darren’s been hacked.
    Nobody can be this daft surely?.....


    On the off chance this is a genuine question I’ll answer as simply as possible......

    .....ask the person...
  39. Given that you don’t know what your rights are...

    Given that you don’t know what your rights are when the agency wants to alter the contract...... I’d read your contract again.
  40. Indeed. And if the latter agency has better...

    Indeed. And if the latter agency has better quality people then they’ll get the business. It’s pretty simple really.

    And if a client has hundreds or thousands of contractors, and they don’t...
  41. TBF it's how I compete. I charge more, for a...

    TBF it's how I compete.
    I charge more, for a better a quality service.
  42. Thread: Penfold Pension

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    Agree with what other say. The only problem with...

    Agree with what other say.
    The only problem with II is the identity proof they want. I cannot be arsed to go to a post office to validate my identity. Although as the fund gets larger I'll find some...
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    so you know nothing about universities either.......

    so you know nothing about universities either....
    The only Marxists I ever saw, and my wife is a lecturer, were a handful in the socialist worker party. There were maybe 5 of them. Lovely guys....
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    written by someone who didn't go to uni and...

    written by someone who didn't go to uni and definitely doesn't have a chip on either shoulder ;)
  45. yawn... you mentioned B***** and the tedious...

    yawn... you mentioned B***** and the tedious rehash.

    My point is that direct democracy, as a solution to your issues with representative democracy, is proven to not work.
    Yes there are lobby...
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    they have NHS, Sky, EE, Cadbury and Vodafone...

    they have NHS, Sky, EE, Cadbury and Vodafone logos on the site. Dob them in to all those orgs publicly.
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    THIS ^^^^^^^ in spades. At the end of the day,...

    THIS ^^^^^^^ in spades.

    At the end of the day, you (OP) know you've been overpaid. That means you owe the money back. End of story.
    Well, it would be the end of the story if you knew who you...
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    the devil is in the detail. Read the contract...

    the devil is in the detail.
    Read the contract you had with them. What does it say? Was the 'advance' a loan? If it was then you may well owe it back.

    Also have a browse in here...
  49. And your response is precisely why it hasn’t...

    And your response is precisely why it hasn’t worked.

    Doesn’t matter who the ‘winners’ or ‘losers’ are, and the fact you refer to them as such is part of the problem.
    The problem is that nobody is...
  50. Thread: Anyone Worried?

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    FTFY

    FTFY
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