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  1. Thread: Permie boom

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    You know full well it would. By quite a bit. ...

    You know full well it would.
    By quite a bit.

    But shares.......
  2. Thread: Permie boom

    by Lance
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    Congratulations. Enjoy the shock when you look...

    Congratulations.

    Enjoy the shock when you look at the tax take. Especially got marginal tax rate of over £100k.
    Get some training and set yourself the target of breaking their record.

    Oh. And...
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    Yup... Especially when they realise that not...

    Yup...

    Especially when they realise that not only has the tax take of fossils plummeted but that there is insufficient generating capacity to replace fossils...
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    Inside IR35 and R&D

    I think you’re assuming that the definition of subcontract, as as R&D goes is the same as a contractor. It would be if you’re outside.

    As you’re inside IR35 it’s probably a grey area. You’re not...
  5. Tell her you used to be a butcher. Blood is fine.

    Tell her you used to be a butcher. Blood is fine.
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    Bluntly..... you need to get diagnosed or stop...

    Bluntly..... you need to get diagnosed or stop claiming to have these disabilities.

    If you do suffer from them then you'll be diagnosed. If you simply cannot spell and don't listen, then you're...
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    Sticky: to be clear. It's not a cash referral. It's a...

    to be clear.
    It's not a cash referral.
    It's a £100 + VAT payment into the LTD. company.
    It's also some (3 I think) months after the new customer has been with Gorilla.
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    Or.... suck it up and keep invoicing. It's...

    Or....

    suck it up and keep invoicing.
    It's government, so an incorrect IR35 status is their problem not yours.
  9. I take it they weren’t invited to the pub for the...

    I take it they weren’t invited to the pub for the 2 hour break.
  10. What a set of clints

    What a set of clints
  11. Sue at iPaye... http://i-paye.com/#i-paye not...

    Sue at iPaye...
    http://i-paye.com/#i-paye

    not a personal recommendation but she's highly rated on these pages.
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    it would be predictable if there were any...

    it would be predictable if there were any British-flagged ships left. Where the flick did this one come from?
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    why would any agent give two flicks about your...

    why would any agent give two flicks about your costs?
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    30 years in the NHS as an IT band 8 would do it....

    30 years in the NHS as an IT band 8 would do it.
    Has to be public sector to come close, or ex-public sector (utilities, rail, etc).
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    you might also want to consider using a large...

    you might also want to consider using a large chunk of the redundancy to put towards a pension. Just don't do that until closer to the year end and you have a better idea of what you are doing.
    Find...
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    I wasn't saying that you should invice the...

    I wasn't saying that you should invice the client. That would be a breach of contract.

    Just tell the agent you will. It will focus their attention to the matter in hand.
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    Sticky: https://i.imgur.com/L85IbAt.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/L85IbAt.jpg
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    yep. If I paid my mortgage off I'd start looking...

    yep.
    If I paid my mortgage off I'd start looking for a bigger house to buy.
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    Poll: weirdo

    weirdo
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    tell them to sort it quick/sharp or you're going...

    tell them to sort it quick/sharp or you're going to invoice the client directly.
    That'll make 'em move.
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    Poll: Sorry for adding more options..... but.... ...

    Sorry for adding more options..... but....

    bacon and mushroom - ketchup
    bacon and egg - brown sauce
    just bacon - ketchup and extra butter, but brown sauce is also fine

    sausage (with most...
  22. the latter.... always... don't jeapordise the...

    the latter.... always...
    don't jeapordise the engagement.....
    It's the agent's fauilt for not informing.
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    Out of interest. If this doesn't work will you...

    Out of interest.
    If this doesn't work will you sue the legal advisors as well?
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    Thanks. And good luck. Whilst I am VERY...

    Thanks. And good luck.

    Whilst I am VERY sceptical about your chances of success, shafting an agency would make me smile.
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    the reality is that if it ever got to court (it...

    the reality is that if it ever got to court (it won't), and misrepresentation is used to base teh case on the following will hapen.

    1) The agency will deny misrepresentation. They will asy that...
  26. Thread: Car Buying

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    Don’t take it to a Porsche garage. It’s a VW....

    Don’t take it to a Porsche garage.

    It’s a VW. Take it to to a trusted independent who does VWs.
  27. Thread: Car Buying

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    What’s the point of a Maserati with a Diesel...

    What’s the point of a Maserati with a Diesel engine?

    The only point of a Maserati is to buy a Ferrari engine for cheap. And then hope it doesn’t rust away in 5 years.
  28. Haha haha. Missed entirely the point you have.

    Haha haha.

    Missed entirely the point you have.
  29. Yeah. 3. A bit of 1 as well, but mainly 3.

    Yeah. 3.

    A bit of 1 as well, but mainly 3.
  30. Thread: Car Buying

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    RR Sport will likely go wrong. Porsche Cayenne...

    RR Sport will likely go wrong.
    Porsche Cayenne is for people with more money than taste. The Toureg is the same car but without a petrol option. Ditto for the Q7. Go VW IMO unlss you really want a...
  31. Thread: Advice sought..

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    3 years. Good money earned. Coming to an end. ...

    3 years.
    Good money earned.
    Coming to an end.

    What's the issue here?

    Move on with a smile. That's my advice.
  32. Thread: Advice sought..

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    uh-oh. frightened permietractor. :violin:

    uh-oh. frightened permietractor.


    :violin:
  33. Freelance journalist asked for UTR by Client

    Might be part of their due diligence. Or they want you PAYE, but if that were the case I’d expect them to ask for your p45.

    Ask ‘em why they want it.
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    I don’t agree with the normally good malvolio....

    I don’t agree with the normally good malvolio. Get the invoices in. Even if you think they may not be paid, you aren’t owed unless you have sent the invoice.
    Yes it will be added to the balance...
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    how so? If that is the best attack then everyone...

    how so?
    If that is the best attack then everyone becomes employed.
    Using ET is an attack on the clients. I grabnt you that if clients start to fear tribunals from contractors they'll step up their...
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    I should. I feel suitably chastised.

    I should. I feel suitably chastised.
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    It's funny that HMRC keep cocking these up. ...

    It's funny that HMRC keep cocking these up.

    It's not so funny when you realise that as public opinion DOES see these people as enmployees, there will be changes made to legislation to make them...
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    I'm not going to share a huge amount..... It's...

    I'm not going to share a huge amount.....
    It's not government though.
    It is a LTD. company. It's purpose is to make money. That's why I though it was private.
    It's owned by an executive...
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    Indeed. As fas as I was aware it's private...

    Indeed.
    As fas as I was aware it's private sector so approached it accordingly.
    Apparently HR did the CEST test against me and another contractor (my handler) and it came as outside. For me it was...
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    Public or private

    I have a contract with a LTD company. Just been renewed :banana:
    the contract is outside IR35.
    The working practises also.
    So all good.

    Found out yesterday that they do FOI requests. My...
  41. I’ll answer the question differently. Your...

    I’ll answer the question differently.
    Your company can probably buy a portion of your house.
    Go find a conveyancing solicitor and talk to them.
    I reckon the plan does about 30 seconds in, and the...
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    If it’s just for 15 hours max then I’d at least...

    If it’s just for 15 hours max then I’d at least double my normal hourly rate.
  43. if he did that he wouldn't get the media...

    if he did that he wouldn't get the media attention.

    There's a certain irony that his whole schtick is about the media covering it all up while his actions are deisgned to deliberatley provoke an...
  44. Thread: Cryptocurrency

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    some context to the article...

    some context to the article...
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    are there many contractors hitting the 24 month...

    are there many contractors hitting the 24 month rule though?
    I think the reason it's never been explored much is few real contractors get close to it.

    If I'm still working for a client after 12...
  46. Thread: Name and Shame

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    2.

    2.
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    put it like this.... if you could do it then...

    put it like this....
    if you could do it then we'd all be doing....

    buy BTC with company money.
    Keep the BTC in your own wallet.
    wait for another exchange to go bankrupt/get hacked.
    Claim that...
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    there should be more (some) Newsround links in...

    there should be more (some) Newsround links in the Br**it sub-forum......
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    that's interesting. It does reinforce the old...

    that's interesting.

    It does reinforce the old 'ask your accountant' as you can save 19% CT, but pay income tax on the benefit.
    The alternative is to pay dividend tax on the money you pay yourself...
  50. More likely to help us is if Bojo realises there...

    More likely to help us is if Bojo realises there might be 1m votes in it at a GE.
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