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.
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We pride ourselves on offering a personal, reliable service.
BSL Umbrella ensures you have a hassle-free contracting experience - we issue invoices on your behalf, collect the payment from your agency, calculate and pay your Tax and N.I. contributions and pay you direct into your personal bank account.
Based in Altrincham, Greater Manchester, BSL Umbrella Ltd was founded by Steve Shepherd - Chartered Accountant. Steve and his team are committed to providing a professional and friendly service to IT contractors and recruitment agencies alike.
With over 25 years experience within accounting and almost 10 years within the IT contracting and recruitment industry we can advise you on the right solutions for you.
We are proactive, advising you on the best route for you - Umbrella or Limited Company - based on legislative guidelines and your earnings.
We do not use industry jargon, so everything is clear.
There are no hidden costs, what you see is what you get. We are a small company with a dedicated team, so you will speak to the same people every time you call. We can tailor our service to suit your requirements, without having to go through lots of red tape to do so.
No problem with BSL Umbrella Company's telephone manner. They give you correct and accurate advice and generally very helpful. Our mystery-shop call was quite painless and we came away with good knowledge of what's involved in the process.
There's good levels of inclusive insurances and certainly an umbrella company service to consider.
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With 5 votes, BSL Umbrella has an average review score of 1.8.
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