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...]
We make working with AZebra easy
We make working with AZebra as easy as we can. Our friendly advisors can provide you with salary illustrations and will talk you through the process. You can submit your expenses online and we use e-sign technology to eliminate paperwork and allow us to set you up over the telephone.
EASY - We make working with AZebra as easy as we can. Our friendly advisors can provide you with salary illustrations and will talk you through the process. You can submit your expenses online and we use e-sign technology to eliminate paperwork and allow us to set you up over the telephone.
FLEXIBLE - We will bend over backwards to make sure that the way we work benefits you. We also make sure that we are flexible with our agency clients ensuring everything runs smoothly from the word go.
HONEST - Being honest is the only way we work, we won't suggest Umbrella pay if it wont increase your take home pay. We do not allow expenses that shouldn't be claimed and we run our pay with full compliance protecting both our contractors and clients.
AFFORDABLE - We have fixed low cost fees that allow you to pay less if you earn less. We do not have any hidden charges and our fees are inclusive of SAME DAY CHAPS payments.
Good outfit which provides a conventional PAYE umbrella company service for freelance contractors. You might consider their marketing approach as less conventional than other umbrella companies - we're happy to say "Quirky".
Friendly and helpful when we made our mystery-shop registration call, they were able to answer all our questions and passed our 'irritating client' test with flying colours.
A little on the pricey side, but you get what you pay for these days - and often buying cheap means buying twice.
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With 87 votes, AZebra has an average review score of 2.6.
2.6 / 5.0 [87 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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