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  1. given the latest "guidance" on where liability...

    given the latest "guidance" on where liability will fall, this whole IR35 mess is going to be more difficult to handle than many have predicted.
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    I accept that. All I'm trying to do, and have...

    I accept that. All I'm trying to do, and have always tried to do, is to make people aware of possible choices or avenues of approach. Clearly each person's circumstances are unique and they must make...
  3. Thread: Cats

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    but bigger than a Boston terrier no doubt!:smile

    but bigger than a Boston terrier no doubt!:smile
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    Mr. Button would clearly have to be judge of that...

    Mr. Button would clearly have to be judge of that I would say and I don't deliberately set out to take things off topic as you claim. It's just seems to be a natural drift.
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    you know very well what I'm saying. What I find...

    you know very well what I'm saying. What I find disturbing is that given HMRC's lying and devious conduct over IR35, that there are still many, like you, who still do not wish to use any weapon we...
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    I did it in reverse. I went to the ET to prove I...

    I did it in reverse. I went to the ET to prove I wasn't a disguised employee and HMRC dropped their intended IR35 investigation of me. So what WTFH claims isn't exactly true.
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    you forget that I proved the reverse

    you forget that I proved the reverse
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    Not so, litigation has been very profitable for...

    Not so, litigation has been very profitable for me. In any event, each individual will need to decide their own strategy.
  9. Thread: Cats

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    I'm contemplating getting one. Our 18 year old...

    I'm contemplating getting one. Our 18 year old companion was savaged by a neighbour's two Boston terriers recently and had to be put down. On second thoughts, what's that half wild cat that's being...
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    exactly, and many on here should wake up to the...

    exactly, and many on here should wake up to the politics of the issues surrounding IR35 and use those politics to continue fighting it.
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    if the FTT judges you employed for tax purposes...

    if the FTT judges you employed for tax purposes under IR35, then take your case to the ET, providing you are within time. Although the ET allows for a time extension provided a good reason is given....
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    that letter doesn't detail any specific issues,...

    that letter doesn't detail any specific issues, except pointing out the tax cycle. Do we know any other details?
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    1. No one who has had an employed for tax...

    1. No one who has had an employed for tax purposes judgement in the FTT has taken their case to the ET, let alone get a different judgement. I would guess that the BBC has covered up those issues
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    you miss the fundamental point completely. The ET...

    you miss the fundamental point completely. The ET finds that either you were/are self employed, or that you were/are employed. Either judgement prevents HMRC from coming after you. This is why the...
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    My advice is that you should clarify with the...

    My advice is that you should clarify with the pension provider what the terms of the fund are and especially engage with an accredited IFA to advise you.

    Don't forget to consider a draw down...
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    agreed. But I haven't heard of any other examples...

    agreed. But I haven't heard of any other examples of how the back tax was paid or not. It has been posted that the liability for the back tax rested with the contractor's company. I would guess that...
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    Another IR35 wake up call

    It seems the industry is finally waking up to the extended IR35 implications. It may be that the likes of HSBC et al had already recognised this risk and adopted the no contractors position as a...
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    I guess an upsurge in RTI submissions from...

    I guess an upsurge in RTI submissions from agencies/clients would give HMRC that perception, but there would be an equivalent downturn in submissions from accountants. Whatever, HMRC will spin it as...
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    yes, the determination is the key. My client,...

    yes, the determination is the key. My client, through Qdos, is in the process now of assessing the contracts. I'm keeping my head down for the moment and waiting to see what transpires. Abbey Tax has...
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    ok, thanks, I'll check the details with my IFA. I...

    ok, thanks, I'll check the details with my IFA. I have to say though that the portfolio has made an average of 9.5% PA over the last 6 years. I'm using SL's Elevate product.
  21. Thread: Cats

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    absolutely, which makes it even more remarkable...

    absolutely, which makes it even more remarkable what that Russian trainer has been able to train domestic cats to do!
  22. there may very well be. Not all organisations are...

    there may very well be. Not all organisations are adopting a no contractor policy.
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    ok, thanks. So I guess its worth asking nearer...

    ok, thanks. So I guess its worth asking nearer the time what provisions are being made if contracts are up until the end of March, as mine is.
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    Not sure I understand this. The RTI submission...

    Not sure I understand this. The RTI submission for MyCo is made by my accountants and this info clearly wouldn't show any links to the client. So can someone explain what this means?
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    not sure, I'd have to check the exact wording....

    not sure, I'd have to check the exact wording. What I know is that every time they make a decision to buy/sell, I'm informed of the details, and this management is covered by the expenses they...
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    so do we know of anyone in the public sector who...

    so do we know of anyone in the public sector who fell foul of this issue, i.e. had monies paid into their LTD CO. in April for work done in March and had PAYE deducted? I'd guess that before they'd...
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    the 2% covers the management of all my portfolio,...

    the 2% covers the management of all my portfolio, including my IFA's fees. So not strictly comparable with yours.
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    yes, but there is still the issue of deductions...

    yes, but there is still the issue of deductions in April 2020 for work done in March under the existing contract. Posters here claim that most outfits in the public sector ensured that payments for...
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  30. Thread: Cats

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    I can't see any signs that anyone is interfering...

    I can't see any signs that anyone is interfering with my friend's pussy!:laugh
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    it's 2% which I believe is about the norm.

    it's 2% which I believe is about the norm.
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    Sticky: [QUOTE=DaveB;2719337]So the previous IR35 for...

    [QUOTE=DaveB;2719337]So the previous IR35 for Hiring Managers write up was well received at client co. Now been asked to write up a justification for an outside determination.

    Draft version below...
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    I'm not a savvy investor, not like a friend of...

    I'm not a savvy investor, not like a friend of mine who bought a wad of Next shares when they were floated. However, on a serious note, I would always contend, given what happened in the great...
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    they've managed my portfolio very well for some...

    they've managed my portfolio very well for some years. What I don't understand is why their share price keeps falling when the FTSE is rising. Some years ago it was over 400, and dropped to 280 or...
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    Public sector IR35

    What are the current issues that are claimed here? We aren't hearing of any on these fora!

    Fourteen staffing bosses urge Sajid Javid to rethink IR35 reform

    Second, Mr Javid and his officials...
  36. thanks, it was just another scenario to discuss. ...

    thanks, it was just another scenario to discuss. It hasn't actually happened to me.
  37. interesting point of view! I'll put it to my MP....

    interesting point of view! I'll put it to my MP. So is it fair that MP's who have a place of work which is likely to be more than 2 years can claim tax free expenses? Well, no, but that's how corrupt...
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    Quite! It's interesting to note that none of...

    Quite! It's interesting to note that none of those BBC presenters who have fallen foul of IR35 have taken their cases to the ET, which would be the obvious (to me) route to avoid having to pay the...
  39. what about this scenario - the platform you...

    what about this scenario -

    the platform you work on has different products automatically bundled in, some of which your client doesn't use. You have experience of some of those products that your...
  40. no, she and the kids took it all.:laugh

    no, she and the kids took it all.:laugh
  41. there are those "intellectuals" would claim now...

    there are those "intellectuals" would claim now that it is valid to start a sentence with "and". However, in the context of the post, it is a continuation of a comment made by someone else, so its...
  42. 230 x 7.5 is 1725. I worked 0900 to 1700 with 30...

    230 x 7.5 is 1725. I worked 0900 to 1700 with 30 mins. for lunch when a permie.
  43. It's deliberate isn't it? They need to create as...

    It's deliberate isn't it? They need to create as much uncertainty as they can so that they can spread further confusion.
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    I know that IBM use contractors to provide...

    I know that IBM use contractors to provide services to other organisations, but do they not have their own staff to maintain the products they sell themselves? I guess those that develop and maintain...
  45. When I worked on payroll and T&A systems, the...

    When I worked on payroll and T&A systems, the basic hours for a year were always assumed to be 1700. This might be a starting point for you.
  46. exactly, so if a couple is benefiting from income...

    exactly, so if a couple is benefiting from income splitting then the calculators are not taking this into account when calculating the differences.

    Interestingly, although my spouse and I appear...
  47. we're talking about nett pay here. Clearly income...

    we're talking about nett pay here. Clearly income splitting has an effect on nett pay.
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    yes, my brain still thinks I'm 21!

    yes, my brain still thinks I'm 21!
  49. the IR35 calculator is too simplistic. It doesn't...

    the IR35 calculator is too simplistic. It doesn't take into account income splitting or when EES isn't payable. It doesn't take into account the tax code either.
  50. as it is for everything in the modern World.

    as it is for everything in the modern World.
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