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    Umbrella companies: Lawyers pursue unlawful...

    Umbrella companies: Lawyers pursue unlawful deductions - Personnel Today

    I am feeling a little more confident about my £100 now and I do not remember them saying that it gets refunded if there is...
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    I remember the first time I saw my wage slip and...

    I remember the first time I saw my wage slip and it showed the Employers NI being deducted and I questioned it but it was all too late and they said it has to be that way. It would be better to...
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    Lucy, I have no idea who the brolly is as I do...

    Lucy, I have no idea who the brolly is as I do not need one nor did they provide me with the name of them. I have registered my claim and now wait to see what will happen, no doubt it will take ages...
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    That does not matter to me as I no longer have to...

    That does not matter to me as I no longer have to use one thankfully but I think the point may have been that they do not have history where the claim could go back the 6 years where I guess some of...
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    A good point you raised about money getting...

    A good point you raised about money getting caught up and lost should brolly go bust, they did point this out to me and offered me an option to overcome that being an issue. No good for me now as the...
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    I have been thinking about this one overnight and...

    I have been thinking about this one overnight and I get what you say, a very easy case to win but.....what IF they do it again? It's worth a gamble in my opinion so I will have a go and I am in no...
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    Could it be they knew they had no defence or that...

    Could it be they knew they had no defence or that they did not want to add court cost? Very odd they should roll over so easy.
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    I wonder why it was not contested?

    I wonder why it was not contested?
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    I totally agree, the client has done nothing...

    I totally agree, the client has done nothing wrong. I was told that kickbacks to the agency from the brolly was another thing that captures them.

    I think it positive we have some way of claiming...
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    I called them to ask how this all works,...

    I called them to ask how this all works, apparently the liability is passed back down the chain to the agency and then client. The £102 is a one off payment and you are to register online.

    There...
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    We could sit and guess all day long, why not give...

    We could sit and guess all day long, why not give them a call and ask how it works? Don't shoot the messenger!
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    Claim Back Monies From Your Umbrella

    I have come across a company saying they can reclaim employers national insurance and apprenticeship levy which has been deducted by the brolly from the worker. Could be a tidy sum to get back and I...
  13. I am currently with 'GO PAY CARE' they used to be...

    I am currently with 'GO PAY CARE' they used to be 'PINNACLE PAY CARE', have been with them for about 6 weeks now and they seem fine. I was a little dubious as they only charge £10 and they are about...
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    Be careful operating through your own limited...

    Be careful operating through your own limited company if there is any risk that it could be inside IR35 as it is the director of that company which is personally accountable for any taxes deemed owed...
  15. It is within the 'Fraudulent Document' section of...

    It is within the 'Fraudulent Document' section of the draft legislation, call HMRC and they will explain all.

    That is now me finished with this one.
  16. I have attached a copy of the draft legislation...

    I have attached a copy of the draft legislation earlier in the topic, happy reading.
  17. You are quoting current legislation and not the...

    You are quoting current legislation and not the draft legislation, wait until the 23rd and all will become clear.
  18. Then you need to have a conversation with HMRC my...

    Then you need to have a conversation with HMRC my friend, they say you do so just make the call.
  19. I think you are splitting hairs here, you tell me...

    I think you are splitting hairs here, you tell me in the first instance I am wrong and then you post something stating exactly what I have said earlier in the post. The reference to the 5% is the...
  20. If you read my earlier post you will see that I...

    If you read my earlier post you will see that I stated that if you are inside IR35 you cannot claim (or only 5%) but if you are outside then you can claim as normal but you must have a document...
  21. I suggest you read the draft legislation which I...

    I suggest you read the draft legislation which I have done so a number of times, then place a call into Philip Horswill at HMRC of whom is directly involved in delivering the new legislation like I...
  22. If you are engaged with an agency through your...

    If you are engaged with an agency through your own limited company/CIS or PAYE then you are automatically classed as having SDC.

    If you are through your own limited company, you can only claim the...
  23. If you work through an agency you will...

    If you work through an agency you will automatically be classed as having SDC but, if you can obtain a document signed by a director from the end user and the agency stating that you are not working...
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    I have used Pinnacle recently and they seemed to...

    I have used Pinnacle recently and they seemed to be a decent bunch £17 a week but only for a few weeks.
  25. Bullet Points Reminder of Draft Legislation

    Follow the link and have a read of an easy to understand draft legislation, posted on this site last July but not much has changed from this.

    Will ANY contractor pass HMRC's proposed Supervision,...
  26. Your normal place of work will not allow you to...

    Your normal place of work will not allow you to claim travel & subsistence but if you are sent on a work detail by your end user then yes the claim would be allowed.

    I have read the draft...
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    Unemployment benefit! If I cannot claim for...

    Unemployment benefit! If I cannot claim for travel then I cannot afford to work.
  28. No they are not on the list.

    No they are not on the list.
  29. HMRC Lose Appeal Against Rangers FC

    I was told that this would be the result :happy


    BBC News - Rangers: HMRC loses appeal over ruling in Big Tax Case
  30. It sounds very positive indeed and it really has...

    It sounds very positive indeed and it really has put my mind at rest, I guess it maybe best not to mention any details as they did say they will be contacting everyone that used the Horizon scheme....
  31. Just received a call from AAT today giving me an...

    Just received a call from AAT today giving me an update, unexpected but very welcome. :happy
  32. For anyone out there wishing to make contact with...

    For anyone out there wishing to make contact with the company dealing with the Horizon investigation, you can contact them on the email below;

    info@aatllp.com
  33. The money HMRC say I owe is nowhere near what I...

    The money HMRC say I owe is nowhere near what I have saved when working through Horizon so just where have they plucked the figure from? If they do insist on retrospectively taking the money they say...
  34. Why? It would make little sense to me as I am not...

    Why? It would make little sense to me as I am not a tax lawyer.

    Whatever the outcome is, I chose a path a few years ago and I cannot now change that. There is a legal team willing to fight my...
  35. They did mention the APN and said that this could...

    They did mention the APN and said that this could only be enforced where a successful case had been won by HMRC, they did admit that it may not be my individual case as it could be a person on the...
  36. I have spoken with them a few times regarding the...

    I have spoken with them a few times regarding the investigation letters and satisfied with their answers. They have explained that my appeal has been lodged and that the wait is on for HMRC to...
  37. I wouldn't be joining Darwin if I were...

    I wouldn't be joining Darwin if I were you........tick, tick, tick, BOOM!
  38. Thread: GAAR

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    GAAR

    I am involved in a solution but my provider will not take on any of my referrals?? I have a colleague with another provider that tells me they are still happy to take on his referrals??

    Why is it...
  39. Thread: Rangers FC

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    Rangers FC

    I found this interesting or am I posting old news?

    BBC News - Former Rangers Football Club wins Big Tax Case appeal
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    A light hearted comment that you seem to have...

    A light hearted comment that you seem to have taken too seriously but then there is always one:winker:

    What about contractor's not operating through a Ltd?
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    Will HMRC give me a tax break then and I will...

    Will HMRC give me a tax break then and I will promise to help stimulate the economy!!:wink
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    Paragraph 7 is interesting; HMRC said British...

    Paragraph 7 is interesting;

    HMRC said British taxpayers were not losing out because London would not have won the bid to host the Games without meeting the committee's demands.

    Does this not...
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    Does this mean the IOC are using tax avoidance?...

    Does this mean the IOC are using tax avoidance? Is that not "Morally repugnant?"
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    They may as well look for the other 500,000 of...

    They may as well look for the other 500,000 of them whilst they are at it :wink
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    I have no answer to that but the point I am...

    I have no answer to that but the point I am trying to raise is that, why should the UK have to offer a tax break in order for them to ensure a successful bid? Not only that but they are about to...
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    Is there something immoral about this ;-)

    The Great Olympic tax swindle | Blog | False Economy
  47. More to the point, how did his name come out?...

    More to the point, how did his name come out? Surely 'Peak Performance' would not have released his name nor would I have thought Mr Carr would have openly admitted to being part of such a scheme.
  48. Mr Cameron made reference to Mr Carr taking the...

    Mr Cameron made reference to Mr Carr taking the UK taxpayers hard earned cash out of the country into an offshore trust and that the very people that pay for tickets to watch his shows are being hard...
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    WOW! and wow! again..... What a talent.

    WOW! and wow! again.....

    What a talent.
  50. Sorry, over my head.....:o Oh come on, I have...

    Sorry, over my head.....:o

    Oh come on, I have seen your photo on the link and you don't look that old.......21?
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