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  1. The cons are killing businesses with crazy tax...

    The cons are killing businesses with crazy tax hikes.
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    All no appart from #2. But still not a tax...

    All no appart from #2.

    But still not a tax avoider. I think the wording is incorrect and it depends on how you operate. I run a business. Paying salary, Yes I do. Paying divs yes I do but it's...
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    Me. I run a business to the law. So not a tax...

    Me. I run a business to the law. So not a tax avoider.

    You might be by the sound of it ;)
  4. Ouch. It's better to be perm! For me inside is...

    Ouch. It's better to be perm! For me inside is fine but within local area (west mids). Anywhere else would need to be out, No way would I take that kind of hit.
  5. Last client I worked with I did 6 hours a day. I...

    Last client I worked with I did 6 hours a day. I left at 2.30pm every day. I did my work and milestones were reached. Kept client in the loop every day even though he trusted me I still did it. Left...
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    Poll: To all contractors voting lib dems I would highly...

    To all contractors voting lib dems I would highly recommend you look at the manifesto. They are guning for us hard!

    Still not too sure about labour.

    cons have sold us out in recent years but...
  7. No confusion just means all contracts will be...

    No confusion just means all contracts will be inside ir35 and no increase in daily rate by what you stated.
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    It doesn't matter who is in power we will still...

    It doesn't matter who is in power we will still get same trash regardless of who you vote.

    Just like choosing between coke and pepsi. Giving you the illusion of choice yet both are caffeinated...
  9. Just posted in general what HMRC has pointed out...

    Just posted in general what HMRC has pointed out in response to the petition. I makes it in bold for you.

    https://www.contractoruk.com/forums/general/135019-hmrc-response-petition.html
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    HMRC response to petition

    This is the response to the signed petition from HMRC.

    Looks like you will be investigated if you move from out to in within same contract.

    "Government responded:

    The Government remains...
  11. Dude read it carefully! A lot of contradictory...

    Dude read it carefully! A lot of contradictory wording going on.

    This line says it all:

    "rules will not automatically trigger an enquiry
    into earlier years"

    They should add an in person...
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    Lol I think it's pretty much set in stone

    Lol I think it's pretty much set in stone
  13. Simply put you need a visa or need to have...

    Simply put you need a visa or need to have citizenship. No way about it I'm afraid.
  14. Thread: Moving to Dubai

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    Intresting reading the comments.... been offered...

    Intresting reading the comments.... been offered a 2 year stint in Abu Dhabi for 15k (usd) a month with paid visa and air line travel. They have been calling me non stop for the past week. Very...
  15. Thread: Tier 2 general

    by cosmic
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    Happens a lot more than you think and it's...

    Happens a lot more than you think and it's killing both the contractor and perm market.
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    Hah nice image. Point exactly. All they do is...

    Hah nice image. Point exactly. All they do is take household waste to dump and recycled waste to forign dump which now these countries are rejecting.

    It's all a joke.
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    Hah yeah i agreed with your statement but then...

    Hah yeah i agreed with your statement but then within the same paragraph talked about climate change and other stuff.
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    Well my experience handling teams from India is...

    Well my experience handling teams from India is very bad. These off shore teams are a revolving door. Their attitude stinks and are rude in meetings.

    One project I will not forget is with wipro...
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    Yep I agree! Don't believe in climate change...

    Yep I agree! Don't believe in climate change because of humans. It's a natural process.

    On recycling is a load of b.s.. 90% isn't recycled and bin ment won't take most types of plastics or wont...
  20. That's exactly what I thought.could be that he...

    That's exactly what I thought.could be that he has 3 houses on the go?

    If I was in your position I would go perm but you hit ir35 investigation.
  21. Yeah getting in bed with the Tories. Don't even...

    Yeah getting in bed with the Tories. Don't even need to setup a company and they given you contracts. Only requirement is that you are best buds, are a sexual deviant, islamaphobe and/or a paedophile.
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    Yup pagan worship! Jesus real birthday was in...

    Yup pagan worship! Jesus real birthday was in summer under a palm tree not in winter in an animal Sty..... that's german pagan folklaw.
  23. Is that a joke? Brolly is an English term for...

    Is that a joke? Brolly is an English term for umbrella. What he is referring to is use an umbrella company rather than limited.
  24. Yup you got it. Client knows your a disguised...

    Yup you got it. Client knows your a disguised permie and done you in. Now you are well within ir35 HMRC will be on you like hot cakes. If I was in your position I would find another job and leave....
  25. The real business approach talking to current...

    The real business approach talking to current client finance director is that they are and have reduced contractors to a minimum to reduce risk. Offer perm places and any contractors going into 2020...
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    This puts you in a bad position. Read it...

    This puts you in a bad position. Read it carefully! What it states is now you are classed inside ir35 all work done precariously with same client would be under investigation. If HMRC wants money for...
  27. As others noted if inside ir35 it's no good...

    As others noted if inside ir35 it's no good through ltd. Ltd is there when you do out of ir35.

    Also you are confusing two things. IBM have suppliers on a B2B contract deal that is bid on. It's...
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    They are only trying to uplift their tarnished...

    They are only trying to uplift their tarnished image. Saying that people who have money would send their kids to Eton now about it and they know it would give their kids a higher chance of making it.
  29. Thread: 4 day week

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    More like 30% to 35% to make up for lost day ;)

    More like 30% to 35% to make up for lost day ;)
  30. Yes you can. You pay the tax. Client pays you on...

    Yes you can. You pay the tax. Client pays you on full. You get corp subs which covers expenses but going through ltd is best if you have mixed engagement in and out of scope.

    Can IR35 contractors...
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    You should say you run a business not a charity....

    You should say you run a business not a charity. Then you say it will cost you (hourly rate)×15or25 for out of scope services that would need to be as a separate contract or amended to the current...
  32. Thread: Afghanistan

    by cosmic
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    Ffs he said time off is paid. So 6 weeks you get...

    Ffs he said time off is paid. So 6 weeks you get paid to sit at home. Yeah I can see why because it's not easy work stuck in a camp for 6 weeks with the threat of Taliban and elections, what a great...
  33. This is a joke right??? Ask any Syrian it's not...

    This is a joke right??? Ask any Syrian it's not the state doing the killing of innocent people it's the terrorist funded by the West. Clearly real fake news has got to you.

    Even un envoys have...
  34. Thread: Afghanistan

    by cosmic
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    And then get kidnapped and accidently walk on a...

    And then get kidnapped and accidently walk on a mine and blow your leg off.

    Afghanistan is a lovely country but it's riddled with poverty crime and you are working out of a military base so will...
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    Haha this is a joke right? If it was nk than more...

    Haha this is a joke right? If it was nk than more likely sold by USA to bomb Saudi and then blame iran to have a pretext against them.
  36. Just curious what's your line of work? I assume...

    Just curious what's your line of work? I assume IT consultancy or management in London?

    If I was you at that rate -20% I would take it having a salary over 100k is hard to come by with all the...
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    Yes proof. Like netinyahoo cartoon of a bomb ...

    Yes proof. Like netinyahoo cartoon of
    a bomb
    and a stack of empty cd's lol... who on earth would believe a country that invented drones would use cd's in this day and age??? Ahh yes sorry I...
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    Hah so I'm not going crazy!

    Hah so I'm not going crazy!
  39. Who on earth would pay that as a perm. Most jobs...

    Who on earth would pay that as a perm. Most jobs outside London don't pay that unless it's at director level. All architect and dev roles come around 45 to 80k mark.
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    Funny Nigel Frank international is in my view the...

    Funny Nigel Frank international is in my view the worst pimp. Constant rings from them with jobs but never anything out of them. They always seem to fish for info from me. Not once have I had...
  41. Why can't businesses just post business contracts...

    Why can't businesses just post business contracts direct on job boards and then us contractors go b2b with the client on a fixed quote. Why on earth does it have to go through a middle man.

    It...
  42. You need an accountant pronto! Also understand...

    You need an accountant pronto! Also understand when money comes in it's hit by the tax man at 19% corp tax, Just because it's in your corp and doesn't go out doesn't mean you won't be hit by corp...
  43. You are running a business. In this situation...

    You are running a business. In this situation find a sub and get paid by both clients ;) rinse and repeat.
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    Also don't forget you run a business. Time is...

    Also don't forget you run a business. Time is money. Working those extra hours dilutes your hourly take. Yes if work 10 hours in a day than really your day rate is actually a lot less hence why I...
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    Get an accountant!!!!!! She would be a director...

    Get an accountant!!!!!! She would be a director who holds shares within the company therefore does not need to be on the books as a shareholder. Also directors can be exempt from pension...
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    Intresting most sap fico jobs pay around 400 -...

    Intresting most sap fico jobs pay around 400 - 600 per day. Client paying 1000 is being mugged off.
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    Isn't this correct if he is buying the shares?? I...

    Isn't this correct if he is buying the shares?? I thought he is being gifted the shares?? If so wouldn't be any cost involved unless he gets divide nd or sells? If it gent in a better state holding...
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    Yup I was traveling from a clients office at that...

    Yup I was traveling from a clients office at that time ;)
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    I'm currently local. In for 7am out for 2.30pm....

    I'm currently local. In for 7am out for 2.30pm. Was a 3 month contract but ended up 1.5 years finishing next month.

    I do work when in, No fiddling about and on odd times work remotely for 1 or...
  50. Thread: GSK Crackdown

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    They got a list of companies working on their...

    They got a list of companies working on their behalf.

    Not hard for them to check against companies house where you only have 1 person working who is the director. No need to chase GSK.
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