Employment Status

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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Introducing OrangeGenie

Whether you are an experienced UK contractor, or just starting freelancing, you need to make the right choice with your Umbrella Company.

orangegenie gives IR35 contractors the benefits of being employed but maintains the freedom and flexibility that comes with freelance contracting.

orangegenie is totally focussed on its unrivalled quality of umbrella service; offering you quicker payments, a dedicated account manager, access to your records at any time and much more. Read more about umbrella companies

orangegenie provides a complete administration solution that saves you time, saves you money, and saves you worry. All you could want from an umbrella company.

Umbrella Compare Review of OrangeGenie

A simple and straightforward payroll solution.

At the high end of the pricing range.

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Rating and Reviews of OrangeGenie

With 34 votes, OrangeGenie has an average review score of 3.1.

3.1 / 5.0 [34 Votes]

HMRC Compliance

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.

Incredible then that there are still rogue umbrella companies and limited company accountants who expose their contractors to fraud. Umbrella Compare provides THE solution, we thoroughly vet all umbrella companies and limited company accountants that we list [Read more...].

Umbrella Compare provides a holistic overview of contracting with the aim of helping new and old contractors find the right payroll solutions. Contracting should be about focusing on the contract, not payroll, accounting, HMRC and bureaucracy.