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Dave Chaplin

IR35 Odds - The chances of being caught are about 60,000 to 1

Contractors are more likely to find a valuable object on the Antiques Roadshow than to lose an IR35 case to HMRC.

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Contractors may benefit from OTS employment status review, which could affect IR35

Contractors could benefit from the findings of a review of employment status initiated by the Office of Tax Simplification, due out for Budget 2015.

Extracting profits tax efficiently from a limited company

Contractors can choose from a range of strategies to extract profits tax efficiently from their limited company, explains Abbott Moore’s James Abbott.

Contractors may benefit from OTS employment status review, which could affect IR35

Contractors could benefit from the findings of a review of employment status initiated by the Office of Tax Simplification, due out for Budget 2015.

ContractorCalculator: Contracting news in brief – 25/July/2012

News this week covers: BBC employment test revealed; mini off-payroll witch-hunt?; more interims needed; North Sea contracts to slow; and Alba booms.

Contractor Doctor: How can I stay under the VAT threshold when using subcontractors?

Contractors working on one-off major projects that require sub-contracting may be able to avoid registering for VAT, says Abbott Moore’s James Abbott.

Contractor Doctor: Can I withdraw personal cash from my limited company bank account?

Contractors can use cash from their limited company bank account but must maintain a paper trail of expenditure, explains Abbott Moore’s James Abbott.

Contractor Doctor: Do I have rights if my contract’s terminated because I’m pregnant?

Contractor Doctor: My client is offering employee-style perks – should I accept them?

Contractor Doctor: Contract says ‘in IR35’, working practices are out: what’s right?

Contractor Doctor: I have paid IR35 taxes for seven years. What are my options?

Contractor Doctor: Can I use a doctor’s sick note to defend against contract breach?

Contractor Doctor: Should I opt out of the Conduct Regs or AWR after a contract win?

Contractor Doctor: Can I claim expenses for building an office in my garden?

Contractor Doctor: My spouse has a short-term contract. Should it go via my ltd co?

Contractor Doctor: How do I handle hostility from my client’s permanent employees?

Contractor Doctor: Do I owe my agency damages after it terminated me for being ill?

Contractor Doctor: Is my agency’s restrictive covenant valid after losing PSL status?

Extracting profits tax efficiently from a limited company

Contractors can choose from a range of strategies to extract profits tax efficiently from their limited company, explains Abbott Moore’s James Abbott.

Contractor mortgages - mortgage market reviews (MMR) explained

Contractors using expert mortgage brokers who understand contracting should be relatively unaffected, explains Tony Harris of ContractorFinancials.

  
  

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