Are you a contractor? If you work for someone else, it is important to know whether you are working for that person in an employed capacity or in a self-employed capacity as an independent contractor.
Your employment status will determine the charge to tax on income from your employment or self-employment. It will also determine the class of NICs, which are to be paid.
Umbrella Companies employ you for tax purposes and complete central returns for all their contractors. It's less hassle and more flexible for you but take home pay is typically less than that the limited company option.
The best option for you depends on your plans, 'one off' contract or 'contractor for life'? [Read More...]
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Prospero Umbrella is a market leading umbrella payroll provider to contractors and workers nationwide. Prospero provide payroll services to a broad range of Workers, from HGV drivers to IT Contractors. Prospero offer an efficient and fully compliant process for our Contractors expense claims whilst offering peace of mind!
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It's the basics... Compliance with Tax, VAT, PAYE and fiscal arrangements is mandatory for contractors regardless of whether you use an umbrella company or your own limited company.
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