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...]
"Freelance provides integrated, cost-effective business solutions to both the corporate and individual market sectors. All services are structured according to client requirements, using a unique, collaborative consultation and assessment process.
With over 13 years experience in the industry, Freelance is a market leader - moving across international boundaries to set up affiliate offices in the United Kingdom and Hong Kong."
The Freelance Global service pretty much matches most other umbrellas. They offer a standard umbrella facility which is suitable for the majority of contractors.
If you speak to them on the phone they are polite, friendly and professional and will answer all your questions in an easy to understand way. They are equally at home with brand new contractors as they are with long term veterans.
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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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