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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AlternetUk

Good company, worth a call, high fees though.

AlternetUk, To be confirmed WWW: http://www.alternetuk.com MAIL: enquiries@alternetuk.com CALL: 0870 600 9968 - Quote Ref: PISTQ HOURS: Mon to Fri 8am to 6pm SCORE: 0 / 5.0 [0 Votes] FIND: To be confirmed

Introducing AlternetUk

"Working with Alternet will provide you with a hassle free payroll service responsible for all your tax and social security liabilities. IR35, the diminished benefits of running Limited Companies, the head-ache of paperwork, and accountancy fees are just a few of the reasons most contracting individuals have now decided that the best way to work is through umbrella."

Umbrella Company for IT Specialists and Consultants

Alternet Ltd is an Umbrella company working predominantly in the IT Specialist market - submit your timesheets, expense receipts and claim forms, and Alternet will give you the best take home pay.

Alternet Ltd will provide you with a hassle free payroll service responsible for all your UK tax and social security liabilities.

In view of recent HMRC legislative changes affecting many contracting individuals and particularly IT Contractors in the UK, it is now even more important to make sure you work in a compliant way.

  • Alternet Ltd is fully compliant with current HMRC legislation. We directly employ each and every consultant on permanent contracts.  We do not pay any dividends; we are an umbrella company that operates a normal PAYE scheme and we pay normal Income Tax and National Insurance Contributions.

By joining us you will receive a friendly low cost service, unlimited telephone and e-mail support and a dedicated account manager.  With our know-how and expertise, we offer all our consultants an efficient and reliable service that is second to none in the industry in the UK.

Speak to an adviser today on 0870 600 9968

  • Alternet Ltd consultants enjoy holiday and sick pay, a company pension, private medical benefits as well as independent financial advice
  • Whether you are fed up with the headache of running a Limited Company, unhappy with your existing employment company, Alternet will offer the solution
  • Work for Alternet Ltd and let us deal with all your PAYE administration
  • Our dispensations allow employees to claim their appropriate levels of expenses without tax deduction
  • Take advantage of our employment benefits packages, retain your flexibility and security, and work in a tax efficient and cost effective manner

Clearly the most efficient and safe and dependable way of working your employment is through an umbrella company or an employment management company, who will put you on a company payroll system dealing with your Income Tax and National Insurance obligations.

  • If you are a UK IT Contractor and wish to have the security of being a UK employee rather than being a contractor, contact us and we can discuss your employment possibilities with Alternet Ltd.

Contractors who work for Composite Companies should also contact us, a Composite Company does not meet the new HMRC requirements, and working for an Umbrella Company can be more beneficial to you.

Umbrella Compare Review of AlternetUk

AlternetUK are a seemingly compliant umbrella company. A number of different calls have been made to their office and they are consistent in their approach to new contractors. Impressive is the fact that they keep their helpdesk open for as long as you may need them.

  • AlternetUK advise contractors to retain receipts and to only claim for what they actually spend.

Great in terms of ethical standards; they will explain their services in clear simple terms and have a good grasp of current complex legislation that affects you as a contractor.

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Rating and Reviews of AlternetUk

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HMRC Compliance

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