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    Just seen the first post on here so given the...

    Just seen the first post on here so given the above :wave:
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    One problem is that we are seeing the same...

    One problem is that we are seeing the same questions virtually every 5 minutes at the moment and it's very difficult not to get tetchy when responding for the x time with everyone else repeating...
  3. I don't trust the list but look at...

    I don't trust the list but look at https://www.contractoruk.com/forums/umbrella-companies/135958-umbrella-companies-pension-providers.html#post2717255
  4. Thread: New monitors

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    Task management - desktop 1 is for work, desktop...

    Task management - desktop 1 is for work, desktop 2 contains email allowing them to be hidden while you concentrate on what you need to do today.
  5. Are you of Indian descent and both of the same...

    Are you of Indian descent and both of the same (or slightly higher) caste and village of the manager?

    If not don't
  6. Could you correct the rest of it as well please. ...

    Could you correct the rest of it as well please.
    As what you say is wrong come April.
  7. Thread: Anne Sacoolas

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    Not anywhere with an extradition treaty with the...

    Not anywhere with an extradition treaty with the UK.
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    The thread I was trying to find is...

    The thread I was trying to find is https://www.contractoruk.com/forums/accounting-legal/135985-mvl-umbrella-new-clien-advice-please-post2718940.html#post2718940

    as I referenced it in a different...
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    That £41.5k salary limit is also going...

    That £41.5k salary limit is also going...
  10. Thread: Anne Sacoolas

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    My mistake it's more nuanced than my response -...

    My mistake it's more nuanced than my response - it's actually this bit



    And the accident wasn't while exercising her functions as part of the mission (she was driving somewhere) so the immunity...
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    This is so off topic that I really should be...

    This is so off topic that I really should be replying to it.

    The reason why you wouldn't use an employment tribunal is that you wouldn't do that until all appeals on the tax side of things have...
  12. Not sure, it's probably still valid for a very...

    Not sure, it's probably still valid for a very limited scenario - where you are deemed outside but use an umbrella as you hate paperwork (or are bankrupt and can't run a limited company).
  13. Sorry cautious route to me means inside IR35. ...

    Sorry cautious route to me means inside IR35.

    As for calculations with Scotland involved you will need someone to run the calculations for you. And that will require asking an umbrella to do it...
  14. No that is for people who are outside IR35 but...

    No that is for people who are outside IR35 but prefer to use an umbrella rather than using a limited company

    Which expenses can contractors claim when working inside IR35? has a better overview of...
  15. Thread: Anne Sacoolas

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    Technically Anne didn't have it, her husband did.

    Technically Anne didn't have it, her husband did.
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    The thing I remember about the series 4 is that...

    The thing I remember about the series 4 is that there is a lot of chess piece movements to get things ready for season 5 and beyond.

    Thankfully Jeff Bezos loves the series so I expect we will get...
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    It does show the point that a lot of contractors...

    It does show the point that a lot of contractors really were just well paid temps with tax benefits.
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    Yep because of the recommendation fees paid.

    Yep because of the recommendation fees paid.
  19. It would be a very brave umbrella company...

    It would be a very brave umbrella company offering expenses post April based on the SDC piece - if you are using an umbrella because a company deems you inside that end client will be liable for the...
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    So do some simple security checks. Ask your...

    So do some simple security checks.

    Ask your accountant to give you the name of a person at SFP or look them up on linkedIn

    Then phone them in person to confirm everything is OK
  21. if that was the case you could make people...

    if that was the case you could make people redundant far easier than it actually is.

    in redundancy you make the role redundant and the job follows. It’s why you will find a lot of schools with...
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    We know of 5 suicides from people caught up in...

    We know of 5 suicides from people caught up in the HMRC Scheme enquiries and there will be more.

    all those people believed what a smooth talking salesman told them would solve their IR35 issues...
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    this was obvious from the second expenses were...

    this was obvious from the second expenses were removed from limited companies - the compromise agreement some organisations proudly TALKED about where umbrellas didn’t pay expenses showed exactly...
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    You can go back to a limited company. The...

    You can go back to a limited company. The difficulty will be opening a limited company when HMRC ask you know that entrepreneur relief you got - are you sure you actually qualified for it.
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    Nope your post is biased with your opinions which...

    Nope your post is biased with your opinions which are (being generous) inaccurate with reality..

    Your permanent position is incorrect - you would just be a member of staff not like one.
    The FTC...
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    My comment was related to re-opening a limited...

    My comment was related to re-opening a limited company and returning to contracting through a PSC within 2 years.

    Easy to argue the permanent job fell apart and you had to go back contracting....
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    Not quite - go Permie and if things change you...

    Not quite - go Permie and if things change you can show that you intended to leave contract work and it just didn't work out.
    go umbrella and that argument doesn't work

    Maslin posted a very good...
  28. It does however relate to the position - hence...

    It does however relate to the position - hence it's not personal information, it's organisational.
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    Actually I've read your top post - it doesn't...

    Actually I've read your top post - it doesn't help...
  30. Thread: Season ticket iR35

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    And declining dividends wouldn't be? At least...

    And declining dividends wouldn't be?

    At least share classes have been justified for other reasons.
  31. Thread: Season ticket iR35

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    There is case law about that - such that I really...

    There is case law about that - such that I really wouldn't recommend that approach.

    If he is going to do it he needs to use different classes of shares as the best approach.
  32. Thread: Season ticket iR35

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    Yes you can but that way could lead to surprising...

    Yes you can but that way could lead to surprising tax bills for the stupid as we discovered earlier today.

    However you may have difficulty justifying a train ticket if there isn't obvious income...
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    You can't MVL if you remain in business doing the...

    You can't MVL if you remain in business doing the same thing.

    It's fine to MVL if going permanent.

    Probably fine (with some small proviso's regarding returning to contracting within 2 years) if...
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    Accountant logic - Because a tickbox exercise...

    Accountant logic - Because a tickbox exercise that took 2 minutes which we called an IR35 compliance review was a good way of convincing people to use us rather than another accountancy firm.
  35. It's only a risk if the agency is holding the...

    It's only a risk if the agency is holding the bonus. If it's never invoiced for until the last stage is completed it's not a problem.

    And yes a lot of agencies are going to find the contracting...
  36. Yes, the plan is utterly insane on so many levels...

    Yes, the plan is utterly insane on so many levels that I can't be bothered to deal with it.

    Just close your company down and open another one for this business.

    Also running a company car while...
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    By the time HMRC start up the investigation it...

    By the time HMRC start up the investigation it will be time barred.
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    Nope, employment tribunals are not tax tribunals...

    Nope, employment tribunals are not tax tribunals - different criteria are used (which is HMRCs get out that employment tax treatment != employment rights).
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    This doesn't surprise me 1 bit - the idea of...

    This doesn't surprise me 1 bit - the idea of moving anyone inside opens a massive can of worms where the only actual answers will appear x years later after all court cases have fully played out.
    ...
  40. It'a a consultancy though - how much time will be...

    It'a a consultancy though - how much time will be on client site?
  41. Thread: April off payroll

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    Really? He is working via a UK limited company in...

    Really? He is working via a UK limited company in Ireland and the Irish taxman hasn't caught him yet. Give them time.
  42. I think the important line is this line ...

    I think the important line is this line



    and we've already seen that the only way CU would have known they were not using the correct code was via osmosis as it seems no-one knew that the OPs...
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    I don't think you will get much advice here as...

    I don't think you will get much advice here as this is a forum for IT contractors not builders.
  44. Thinking about it my concern would be that the...

    Thinking about it my concern would be that the company is retaining this money to try and justify some financial risk element to keep you outside IR35.
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    It is the age old story that the best business...

    It is the age old story that the best business for a company is repeat business (no sales pitch required, both companies very happy with the deal).
    But on a personal level what is a good business...
  46. Right, so have we finally cleared up the story...

    Right, so have we finally cleared up the story now?

    1) It seems the OP didn't tell contractor umbrella enough information for them to ensure the right tax was paid
    2) The OP has made assumptions...
  47. Which isn't what you say here in point 3 so could...

    Which isn't what you say here in point 3 so could you make your mind up.



    on point 3, did contractor Umbrella know that? You seem to believe they knew that they were your sole employer yet you...
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    I think it depends (as BP stated earlier on in...

    I think it depends (as BP stated earlier on in this thread) on whether you are a profit centre or a cost centre.

    Profit centres are always treated better
  49. Preparation now saves time later. You should have...

    Preparation now saves time later. You should have had a trench built to provide power to the summer house and ensured suitable other cables were ran at the same time.
  50. 80k more than 4 years ago - are you sure it's...

    80k more than 4 years ago - are you sure it's actually worth that much more - check what houseprices and zoopla say about increases in the area.

    Granted up north is different but around here if...
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