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Contractor Question Of The Week

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Question Now that the Limited Cost Business rate has been introduced and is in full effect should my contracting company be VAT registered Answer In the past virtually every contractor read more ...

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Are company cars for contractors a viable option?

Friday, March 24, 2017

Because of the changes to legislation regarding taxation of dividends contractors are more and more looking at alternative drawing and remuneration strategies There has been a noticeable uptick in client read more ...

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VAT Flat Rate Scheme Changes for Contractors Explained

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

In November s Autumn Statement the Chancellor announced changes to the VAT Flat Rate Scheme which introduced a new sector called Limited Cost Businesses HMRC yesterday published further guidance on read more ...

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WEBINAR: Contractor Tax Planning Update 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017

From April the way contractors are being taxed is changing Hundreds of thousands of contractors freelancers consultants and SMEs will be affected Many of these will see a jump in read more ...

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WEBINAR: Top Ten Pro-Tips for New Contractors

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Taking your first steps into contracting can be a daunting and stressful Not only have you got a new assignment to be getting up to speed on but you're also read more ...

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The Ultimate Contractors' Expenses Guide

Monday, December 12, 2016

We're often asked what as a contractor can be legitimately claimed as business expenses and this while apparently straightforward can be a bit complicated Should I claim mileage or petrol read more ...

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Your Confirmation Statement Explained

Monday, December 5, 2016

Each year every UK company and limited liability partnership are required by law to file a Confirmation Statement This is a simplified replacement for the Annual Return This needs to read more ...

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Autumn Statement 2016 - our thoughts so far

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Contractors in the UK have today been left trying to figure what exactly they ve done to irritate Phillip Hammond so Contractors in the public sector probably feel like sitting read more ...

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Broome Affinity reacts to the announced changes to the VAT Flat Rate Scheme

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Chancellor Phillip Hammond today announced in his Autumn Statement that new rules will be introduced effective April which will mean that for most contractors and freelancers there will no longer read more ...

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What we've learned from you

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

First of all I d like to say a big thank you to all of our clients who I ve spoken with over the last month or so At times read more ...

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You spoke, we listened

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

First of all we'd like to say a big thank you to all of you who have participated in our feedback sessions recently We're still busy getting through these but read more ...

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The Six Killer Things New Contractors Need To Nail

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

I m lucky enough to speak to dozens of newbie and early stage contractors each year Many ask the same questions and make the same mistakes so here s our read more ...

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Tax planning webinar now recorded and online

Friday, April 1, 2016

Thanks to all who attended last week's webinar Based on the feedback we are pretty sure you found it worthwhile There was a lot of information to take in so read more ...

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Webinar: Tax Planning Ideas for 2016 and beyond

Thursday, March 10, 2016

From April the way dividends are being taxed will change fundamentally Hundreds of thousands of contractors freelancers consultants and SMEs will be affected Many of these will see a jump read more ...

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New HQ office for BroomeAffinity

Friday, February 5, 2016

I'm delighted to announce that we took the keys to our new office at Earl's Court Grangemouth this week Our operations team will be moving in to our custom designed read more ...

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How will the 2016 Finance Bill affect umbrella contractors?

Monday, December 14, 2015

In our last article we discussed the bill in general terms and how it would affect limited company contractors in particular We established that most genuinely independent contractors won't be read more ...

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Christmas and New Year Holiday Information

Thursday, December 10, 2015

All of our offices will be closing at pm on nd December and will re-open as normal on th January If you need to contact us between these dates don't read more ...

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Finance Bill 2016 - good news for (most) contractors

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Last month s Autumn Statement and the media attention surrounding it threatened that sweeping changes were on the way which would have a potentially devastating effect on the freelancer contractor read more ...

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SJD Accountancy increase fees - again

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

As well as the usual Christmas card clients of SJD Acountants one of the three biggest contractor accountants in the UK have received a note advising them of an increase read more ...

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How Using A Contractor Accountant Could Help Your Freelance Business Succeed

Monday, November 2, 2015

When starting out in the world of freelance business making sure you have the right contractor accountant is mandatory Taking the time to consider the individual needs of your small read more ...

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