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...]
Good company which has been around for a while.
Backoffice's HMRC fully compliant Umbrella Company services can take care of your payments and legitimate and receiptable expenses if you are a worker currently earning circa £7.00 per hour and ensure that the correct amount of tax is being deducted and paid to the authorities before it arrives in your bank account.
Umbrella Payroll Services
Backoffice can assist most contractors or temporary workers to maintain their individual working tax status with it's compliant solution. In addition, our Tax Team will handle your annual tax returns too, which most workers find very useful.
With no administration or statutory responsibilities for yourself you can, for just £10.10* a week, sit back, relax and let Backoffice do the work. Plus for a limited period only, you can also save the first week's charge** when you become a new customer with Backoffice.
We are a strong, well established and professional company created in 2002 to provide outsourced payroll services to individuals and companies with over two decades of knowledge within the UK recruitment payroll market.
Our corporate strapline is 'Trust. The Difference'; so we believe the way we operate as a business says a lot about us as a company. We believe that trust is central to everything we offer and do; without it, our business would not work, grow or last the test of time.
We have grown rapidly over the last few years with our skills, expertise and passion to succeed, we have big plans to improve on what we have achieved so far.
Our prestige Head Office complex in Birmingham houses all our teams: sales, customer services, payroll, accounts, HR, marketing and management. We currently work with 100s of client companies at any one time and have 1000s of individuals on our books in any one week.
We aim to offer a range of financial solutions to both individuals and businesses based around a trusted service of high standards and fair pricing. We want industry at large to accept the principle that outsourcing backoffice functions is right and proper, and of course, that there is only one backoffice - us.
Our services include business PAYE payroll, tax, accounting services and backoffice business solutions for sole traders and limited companies, as well as allowing companies to look at tax efficient products for their temporary workers themselves. We also provide advice, support and services to individuals thinking of setting up a business and offer an umbrella scheme for contractors or sole trader products too.
What we do
We are both a leading provider of financial and business payroll solutions to corporate clients utilising our PAYE payroll, accountancy and taxation expertise and a payroll services provider to individual contractors and recruitment agencies.
We aim to understand your individual or company requirements by appreciating the financial difficulties that any individual or business faces and based on our years of experience, offer the best and most appropriate financial and business solutions we have.
Backoffice offer a wide variety of services. They are slightly different to other Umbrella companies as they run payroll for some top high street agencies and as the name suggests they offer back office support. Their website is smart and clear, but only offers a small amount of information on their Umbrella option. The sales representatives are well trained and have plent to say. Backoffice do have a dispensation, but choose to ask to see all receipts, so they can check their contractors are claiming correctly. Backoffice will give it to you straight and they will tell you if there is no benefit in going with them compared to going PAYE through your agency.
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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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