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Dave Chaplin

Contractors: You’re all guilty now

Contractors and other taxpayers are being bullied into tax settlements with HMRC without having the opportunity to benefit from due process & the law.

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Contractors: You’re all guilty now

Contractors and other taxpayers are being bullied into tax settlements with HMRC without having the opportunity to benefit from due process & the law.

Contractors learn the big secret of the BBC “employment test”: it’s useless

ContractorCalculator’s long campaign to get the BBC to reveal its employment test has shown the test to be new layer of pointless, costly bureaucracy.

Contractors learn the big secret of the BBC “employment test”: it’s useless

ContractorCalculator’s long campaign to get the BBC to reveal its employment test has shown the test to be new layer of pointless, costly bureaucracy.

Contracting market in Scotland hits 11.5 year peak: rates up, contract numbers high

Scotland’s market is in rude health, showing surging demand for contractors alongside increasing rates. This mirrors positive signs in the wider UK.

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?

Contractor tax avoidance schemes – an overview

Contractor tax avoidance schemes are worlds away from the schemes used by corporates and the wealthy – and some of them work, says David Colom of DJ Colom & Co

Contractor guide to the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS)

Contractors working on construction operations or hiring other contractors might have to register for the CIS scheme, explains ClearSky’s Neil Awbery.

  
  

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