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...]
efficient and fully compliant solution
MAC umbrella provides an efficient and fully compliant solution for contractors from all walks of life. We eliminate the administration, responsibilities and accountancy costs associated with running your own limited company.
Invoicing, Pay Processing (all taxes correctly calculated and paid to HMRC) and money transference are all part of our service. By joining MAC you are entitled to receive all Statutory Payment associated with full employment status. (ie SSP, SMP)
Our compliant expenses policy gives you the opportunity to significantly reduce your taxes at source. In other words you take home more of your hard earned cash!
MAC umbrella are very reassuring on the telephone and handled our mystery-shopper with good skill and understanding. The price falls within our 'acceptable' price bracket, and the insurance levels are enough for most contractors.
You will get a standard compliant PAYE umbrella company service, and there aren't any little niggles to bother you - they do the job they say they will.
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With 8 votes, MAC umbrella has an average review score of 2.7.
2.7 / 5.0 [8 Votes]
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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