How much can you earn contracting?

  • What is your net income after taxes?
  • What rate will earn your desired income?
  • What rate earns the same as permanent?
View all calculators

Contractors

Enter your hourly rate & find out more:

£

Permanent Employees

Enter your gross salary & find out more:

£


  
Contractors
  
  

Dave's blog

Dave Chaplin

What contractors can learn about control from HMRC’s False Self-Employment guidance

Contractors are not directly affected by the False Self-Employment legislation but HMRC’s guidance provides important insights about applying control.

View all blogs

Dave Chaplin, CEO ContractorCalculator


  
  

Latest Twitter Feed

Follow Us On Twitter

  
  

Latest Site Updates

What contractors can learn about control from HMRC’s False Self-Employment guidance

Contractors are not directly affected by the False Self-Employment legislation but HMRC’s guidance provides important insights about applying control.

Engineering and construction contract opportunities in Scotland increase sharply

Engineering & construction contractors leap into first place in Scotland’s contractor demand league table during August, as vacancies see sharp rise.

Engineering and construction contract opportunities in Scotland increase sharply

Engineering & construction contractors leap into first place in Scotland’s contractor demand league table during August, as vacancies see sharp rise.

ContractorCalculator: Contracting news in brief – 12/Sept/2014

News this week covers: IPSE manifesto; contractor and interim demand; HMRC targets landlords; oil & gas prospects; German contracting; and RTI fines.

Contractor Doctor: Can I employ my children via my company?

Limited company contractors can employ children over the age of 13, but there are marginal tax benefits & many pitfalls, says InTouch’s Clare Rickman.

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?

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 guide to HMRC’s IR35 contract review service

Contractors can ask HMRC to review their contract, but this could increase the risk of an IR35 enquiry, particularly if the contract is borderline.

HMRC IR35 information and advice - a guide for contractors

Contractors can access IR35 information, guidance & advice online and by phone from HMRC, but it comes with a health warning as there are grey areas.

  
  

Contractor Solutions

InTouch Accounting

Perfect mix of technology & personal service for only £92 per month.

Need A Contractor Accountant?

No unexpected Tax Bills, Guaranteed. Plus FREE Company Formation

Parasol

The UK’s largest employment organisation - 0% risk, 100% compliance

Clever Accounts

Complete contractor accounting service. 24/7 online access. £69 pm!

Need an accountant?

Comprehensive service for £59 per month. Call now for a FREE consultation.

Contractor Angels

More than just an Umbrella. Retain up to 90% of your earnings.

  
     
  
Contractors Handbook
  

  

The UK's leading contractor site. Independently audited traffic (ABC) – 131,456 monthly unique visitors.