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  1. Just put your PAYE salary in the salary section...

    Just put your PAYE salary in the salary section of a calculator and the estimated annual profit (after CT) in the dividends section.
  2. they're not going to improve service to you...

    they're not going to improve service to you either as you're leaving.
    HTH
  3. "business related" works when you run a business....

    "business related" works when you run a business. You don't.
    It's not like you're out of pocket. Think of all the savings you'll make on not travelling to your office.

    Ironically, you can claim...
  4. let's be realistic though. OP has upgraded his...

    let's be realistic though. OP has upgraded his PC. OP now wants to know if he can claim any of it.
    The rest is just BS.
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  6. I’m pretty sure you can’t. However if you have a...

    I’m pretty sure you can’t. However if you have a LTD company that isn’t dormant it might need a computer so you can do that.

    However..... Remote Desktop does not need a fast PC. You can run a...
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    Not quite poor. but not wealthy either. You're...

    Not quite poor. but not wealthy either.
    You're making quite an accusation about my perspective and life, so if you don't mind you can f*** off with your opinion.



    anecdotal evidence........
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    what counts is not conferences/training/bulltulip....

    what counts is not conferences/training/bulltulip.
    what counts is money and holidays
    what's false is job security

    So tell me again why inside IR35 is different to perm? Cos if all you've got is...
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    dunno why. Perm vs. perm there..... Inside IR35...

    dunno why. Perm vs. perm there.....
    Inside IR35 = perm for pretty much everything that counts
  10. If USA elects Biden then we are automatically...

    If USA elects Biden then we are automatically lower at that point. Probably make us the biggest laughing stock bar N. Korea.
    Is that what you're after?
  11. Yes to LTD. Paid in Euros is fine. IR35 is...

    Yes to LTD.
    Paid in Euros is fine.
    IR35 is still there, but for you to assess yourself. Just like for any private client.

    You should probably worry more about what the contract contains and what...
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    IPSE is an odd one. I don't believe you are...

    IPSE is an odd one. I don't believe you are supposed to as its a personal subscription or summat.

    QDOS however is insurance so doesn't attract VAT so there is none to reclaim.
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    This ^^^^^^^ It's unlikely you'll lose much...

    This ^^^^^^^

    It's unlikely you'll lose much due to being on FRS incorrectly. Unless you are buying large amounts of equipment for resale, and if you are then perhaps you're on the wrong FRS rate...
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    Each to their own but I’d value £500pd at around...

    Each to their own but I’d value £500pd at around £100k.
    That is of course mostly subjective.
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    You can claim the moon is made of cheese. That's...

    You can claim the moon is made of cheese. That's within the law. You'll not prove it though.
    So you can make a claim against the accountant. The question should be, can you afford to claim against...
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    Top prize for not reading reading the original...

    Top prize for not reading reading the original post :)

    OP wants to subcontract from overseas. Not service an overseas client.
  17. Brexit used to mean Brexit.

    Brexit used to mean Brexit.
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    when you're working from home how is that...

    when you're working from home how is that criteria met?


    Don't get me wrong. I want an electric bike and I want my company to pay for it. I'm just failing to justify it.
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    from the guy that does nothing but troll and talk...

    from the guy that does nothing but troll and talk bollox
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    Or..... she takes the shares, doesn’t get a job...

    Or..... she takes the shares, doesn’t get a job and they carry like that for good... pure and simple income shifting as per Arctic systems.

    I think the point is, fine to give her shares, but don’t...
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    What tax benefits? When I looked you could...

    What tax benefits?

    When I looked you could only get any benefit if you used the bike mostly for business.
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    To be fair that’s why Arctic systems split the...

    To be fair that’s why Arctic systems split the shares....

    Your point, I think, is that changing share split, is not protected by the Arctic systems test case.
    However I don’t believe as a one off...
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    The reason you need to use your accountant is...

    The reason you need to use your accountant is because you clearly don't know that divis are taxed at 32.5% in the higher rate.
    Manage your accountant FFS. Get them on the phone and donl;t let them...
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    :)

    :)
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    daughter in year 4. Doing place value tables,...

    daughter in year 4.
    Doing place value tables, which is OK.
    Then we did partitioning, which relies on knowledge of place value tables so pointless.

    She hates division but is OK at nmost stuff. As...
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    have you asked your accountant those specific...

    have you asked your accountant those specific questions? And what did they say?

    Without knowing your personal circumstances.... I'll offer the following.
    1) yes. 50/50
    2) yes. Might as well.
    3)...
  27. Thread: WFH and expenses

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    Yes it's pro-rated. But as mentioned earlier in...

    Yes it's pro-rated. But as mentioned earlier in the thread, just claim it monthly as an expense claim to your CO. I can't be arsed to count the weeks since April 6th till end of this month so I'll...
  28. if they are totally separate then MVL of the 1st...

    if they are totally separate then MVL of the 1st comapny will be fine.
    But how will they be totally separate if you want to use the money in company 1?
  29. Thread: Bounce back tax

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    which may be true but is entirely irrelevant to...

    which may be true but is entirely irrelevant to the question or the discussion.

    https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/viz/images/b/b9/Roger_Irrelevant.jpeg/revision/latest?cb=20191119215008
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    pure speculation verging on conspiracy theory.

    pure speculation verging on conspiracy theory.
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    There is an incentive. It’s called getting the...

    There is an incentive.
    It’s called getting the right person for the right money.
    If my rate goes up by 30% if inside, or I simply refuse to be inside, then the client has a choice.

    It’s all...
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    BS....... getting the right skills isn't easy....

    BS.......

    getting the right skills isn't easy. Any contractor, with niche skills and plenty of experience, and a track record of adding value, will still continue to operate outside IR35.
    As for...
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    and he's a climate change denier. Here's his...

    and he's a climate change denier.

    Here's his website
    Welcome
    As expected it's total crank stuff.
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    Seeing as the CEST doesn't represent either...

    Seeing as the CEST doesn't represent either legislation, or current case law, I can't see this judgement forcing a change.
  35. Teams client support? You need some desktop...

    Teams client support?
    You need some desktop jockeys for that.
    Jobserve etc. will be fine.
    Also LinkedIn.

    But prepare to be spammed.

    You might consider at this stage that it's probably much...
  36. that's great when thinking about to from teh...

    that's great when thinking about to from teh perspective of a contractor. The OP doesn't want all the BS. They want some people to do a simple job.

    There's a time and a place for rolling out trite...
  37. i reckon they've got rid of you before to reach...

    i reckon they've got rid of you before to reach the 2 year point and have rights.
    If they furloughed you, dutring that fulrough period you'd get to a point where they'd have to pay redundancy to get...
  38. where I live it's easier to buy bread than...

    where I live it's easier to buy bread than yeast....
  39. where you getting the culture from?

    where you getting the culture from?
  40. isn't he a Manc?

    isn't he a Manc?
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    you'll be fine then. As NLUK says, wait till it...

    you'll be fine then.
    As NLUK says, wait till it beds in a bit. If in doubt pick up the phone.
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    the due dilligence around choosing an accountant...

    the due dilligence around choosing an accountant is probably more an issue :)

    Did you use the accountant recommendation thread?
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    £500 a month is not excessive for expenses. I'd...

    £500 a month is not excessive for expenses.
    I'd assume monthly as well.
  44. Thread: Umbrella jokers

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    email Spam is really cheap to do. Doesn't need...

    email Spam is really cheap to do.
    Doesn't need many mugs to sign up to these to make it a viable business (if you can call it that).

    EDIT: why not DSAR their ass just because?
  45. Thread: Finding Devs

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    contractors aren't good at recruiting people. ...

    contractors aren't good at recruiting people.

    They often have a massive chip on their shoulder about agents.
    And when they find it hard to find anyone it's because they "have such unique skills"....
  46. Number 2. Simpler and doesn’t mean cocking...

    Number 2.

    Simpler and doesn’t mean cocking around with interest.
    Just use the initial £20k as the first capital and release some shares against it. I’d go for 200 shares so valued at £100 each....
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    This is civil law not criminal law. Very...

    This is civil law not criminal law. Very different....
    The thing about civil law is it needs to be tested in court. So what they are doing is legal until someone rules that it isn't.

    The trick...
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    it's not a job. It's a B2B contract that you...

    it's not a job. It's a B2B contract that you agreed to. Different rules apply.
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    you could write back to them denying it, and...

    you could write back to them denying it, and asking for evience to the contrary. They might be guessing and hoping you slip up.
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    yes it's legal..... They demand you accept that...

    yes it's legal..... They demand you accept that the moon is made of cheese and it still be legal. Doesn't mean you have to, or that they can make it stick in court.
    It's just a starting position....
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