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    Sticky: Having had to rebuild my PC this weekend, I am...

    Having had to rebuild my PC this weekend, I am now firmly of the opinion that it would be easier to burn down one's house and then go to Currys to buy a new laptop than to fix that which Microsoft...
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    Sticky: Well, I'm having an absolute pig of a day. None...

    Well, I'm having an absolute pig of a day. None of my office applications are working. None. **** you Microsoft. **** you. :mad
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    Sticky: Wet and wild. I shall not be going too far today;...

    Wet and wild. I shall not be going too far today; I might even stay on just the one screen.

    Is 0930 too early for elevenses?

    :ohwell
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    FTFY. Now FRO.

    FTFY. Now FRO.
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    You're trying to fudge this. HMRC will see...

    You're trying to fudge this. HMRC will see through the contrived arrangement and correctly identify that the controlling director is abroad. This is why offshore companies are all governed by local...
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    Sticky: What a difference a mile makes: peeing down,...

    What a difference a mile makes: peeing down, windy, and generally miserable. Can't see it improving much throughout the day, but one remains hopeful.

    Boy off school as his class bubble has been...
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    Oh well, at least their not pregnant. :rolleyes:

    Oh well, at least their not pregnant. :rolleyes:
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    So, and in summary, you have no evidence of...

    So, and in summary, you have no evidence of impropriety, but are nonetheless aggrieved by something or other.

    Good post; well played. :rolleyes:
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    Sticky: Ooh, a £75 Amazon voucher has arrived for taking...

    Ooh, a £75 Amazon voucher has arrived for taking out Virgin broadband.

    Buckets it is.

    Huzzah!

    :banana:
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    Sticky: Grey, wet, miserable. Weather same. Beecham's...

    Grey, wet, miserable. Weather same.

    Beecham's drunk.

    Idly wondering if bathrooms can be repaired during lockdown or if I need to order some buckets from Amazon.

    :ohwell
  11. Thread: ipse timing

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    The topic of my post to which you rejoined....

    The topic of my post to which you rejoined. HTHBIDTID.
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    There is a difference in product, but that is not...

    There is a difference in product, but that is not the topic. The topic is is there any substantive reason to join IPSE other than for the insurance bundle? My argument is that, in essence, there is...
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    LinkedIn Update your profile and set up the...

    LinkedIn

    Update your profile and set up the careers bit so that people can see that you're looking.

    If you're in two minds about going perm, then start applying now. Perm recruitment is...
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    Office = home? You're trying to claim the...

    Office = home?

    You're trying to claim the maximum offset by fiddling around the edges of the tax laws. And you're not even being clever about it. JFRO.

    :mad:
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    FTAOD: there is very little, if any, reason to...

    FTAOD: there is very little, if any, reason to join IPSE if it were not for the insurance products that are bunded as part of that membership.

    Therefore, IPSE membership is indistinguishable from...
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    Yes. IPSE insurance covers investigations...

    Yes. IPSE insurance covers investigations *started*, and whilst one is still, a member. No membership; no coverage. When the contract started is irrelevant.

    Happy to be proved wrong.
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    Sticky: CBS. First Beecham's of the season is being...

    CBS.

    First Beecham's of the season is being sipped.

    :(
  18. Agreed. I can't help thinking that trying to...

    Agreed. I can't help thinking that trying to "Double-Irish" or "Dutch-Sandwich" a one-man band is for the ******* birds... despite what one might stumble upon via Google.
    :eyes
  19. Tax avoidance by dint of being resident in a...

    Tax avoidance by dint of being resident in a lower tax country.
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    Sticky: Not even 09:00 and I have my first "Whoooosh!"....

    Not even 09:00 and I have my first "Whoooosh!". Quite pleased with how today is shaping up. :banana:
  21. I think that you need professional help. Also tax...

    I think that you need professional help. Also tax and legal advice. HTH.
  22. Who will be running this company?

    Who will be running this company?
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    ^^ And this is where I think you should be...

    ^^ And this is where I think you should be careful. You may fall foul of the TAAR for MVL/ER as a beneficiary of the income from this work. I don't know for sure, but I would recommend that you take...
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    You have failed to address my central point: how...

    You have failed to address my central point: how is what you suggest above, and out of the reach of, TAAR?

    You do this ALL the bloody time. Stop trying to be correct on a technicality and show...
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    I think that this is an oversimplification: you...

    I think that this is an oversimplification: you don't seem to consider the risk arising from the MVL of the earlier company. AIUI, this effectively bars one from being a beneficial owner in the same...
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    We do not have the full story here to be able to...

    We do not have the full story here to be able to advise. Suggest OP speaks to their accountant and gets a complete breakdown of the debt and state of the company finances.
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    Congratulations. :yay:

    Congratulations. :yay:
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    ^^ This.

    ^^ This.
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    Odd, isn't it, that a cohort of American men find...

    Odd, isn't it, that a cohort of American men find it necessary to assert their manliness through guns and trucks with big tires... one could be forgiven for wondering if they are over compensating...
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    I still can't quite believe that we're tolerating...

    I still can't quite believe that we're tolerating this nonsense. :eyes
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    You declare a monthly dividend? This is such a...

    You declare a monthly dividend?

    This is such a piss-take, I don't know why I bother. :eyes
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    Build that wall. Build that wall. And make...

    Build that wall. Build that wall. And make England pay for it. MSGA. :banana:
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    Pipe dreams.

    Pipe dreams.
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    They might; they do like to collect piss-poor...

    They might; they do like to collect piss-poor money sinks. ;)
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    EU membership requires a central bank and a...

    EU membership requires a central bank and a vastly reduced deficit. Neither of which the SNP would be able to magic up out of the unicorn poo and porridge dust they sprinkle about the place.
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    You don't get it, do you: Scotland cannot afford...

    You don't get it, do you: Scotland cannot afford independence.

    The SNP brass know this, but they cannot be seen to admit it, so they keep kicking the can further and further down the road whilst...
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    It's getting very interesting up here as the SNP...

    It's getting very interesting up here as the SNP base begin to realise that they're not really trying for independence. The IPS could nip in on the second vote to stir the pot. Could be fun.

    The...
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    You're too nice. This is totally tax evasion. I'm...

    You're too nice. This is totally tax evasion. I'm just not sure if the OP is trolling us, or we're trolling the OP. :glasses
  39. Scotland. We don't use the electricity unless we...

    Scotland. We don't use the electricity unless we have to. :ind
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    Socialist! Burn her, burn her! :wink

    Socialist! Burn her, burn her! :wink
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    Gifting a right to the profits of one's labour to...

    Gifting a right to the profits of one's labour to a non-tax paying entity should not be done lightly, or without independent, paid-for, professional advice. Take advice. Even though you had made up...
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    "Hypothetically", why would one want to this? ...

    "Hypothetically", why would one want to this?

    I can see no good reason to donate shares in one's company to a foreign entity without some form of payback or beneficial arrangement with the other...
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    Now, now, now... could just be a member of the...

    Now, now, now... could just be a member of the Conservative Party.
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    Dude, he's on anabolics under the cover of a...

    Dude, he's on anabolics under the cover of a treatment for Covid.
  45. Or, one could simply get up and switch on/off the...

    Or, one could simply get up and switch on/off the light. :ind
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    To be fair, it's as good a description as I've...

    To be fair, it's as good a description as I've seen recently. :ind
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    It does. Now, what class of share do you own in...

    It does. Now, what class of share do you own in the client company?

    Are they the same as those of the other shareholders?

    If they are then I see no reason why you would lose your shares unless...
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    Sticky: I do sometimes wonder why sockies put so much...

    I do sometimes wonder why sockies put so much effort into their trolling backstories... :confused:
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    A company is merely a vehicle; I'll assume that...

    A company is merely a vehicle; I'll assume that you "love" the kind of business that you do. That's different.

    Ok, so, is there one business in which you own shares, but to which you are...
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    ^^ There may be some mileage in this. It may...

    ^^ There may be some mileage in this.

    It may be worthwhile asking if they'd like to buy you out and take over your shares and your business. It *might* be a tidy way to clear the desks so that you...
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