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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Specialist payroll company for all contractors
Sprite specialise in Umbrella Payroll and the processing of payments to self employed workers in the construction sector.
Through our partner network we can offer an accounting service to those who prefer to conduct their business through their own limited company.
We don't have a mission statement as such, however, our aims are simple - to be
Sprite deliver all of these through excellent customer service. We pride ourselves on being a leader in our field and aim to offer a consistent and trouble free service to contractors and agencies alike.
Sprite can handle all types of contractors, including CIS. They are competitively priced and have a website portal to handle timesheet paperwork.
If you want to join Sprite, this can be done either on the phone or online. If you do want to call them, you'll speak to a friendly person that can explain how their service works - without using industry jargon.
Sprite is knowledgeable about all the latest legislation and employment laws that could affect a contractor. Sprite will also talk in terms you can understand.
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With 78 votes, Sprite Umbrella has an average review score of 2.8.
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