Contractor Tax

In this section you will find a number of simple guides to tax legislation that is likely to affect you and give you a basic understanding of what you need to be aware of.

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Tier 2 Visa’s & Umbrella Company Contractors

Contractors who want to apply for a visa to work in the UK on a contract should first visit the UK Border Agency website and use the Points Based Calculator to work out how many points they score.

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Tax Arrangements for Off Payroll Public Sector Contractors

Following the review by HM Treasury into “Tax arrangements for public sector appointees”, we thought we would pre-empt companies that are now seeking assurances concerning the correct, fair and timely deductions and payments of Income Tax and National Insurance contributions for employees of Contractor Umbrella. So what does the new legislation mean? The review recognises Read More...

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The Swedish Derogation Model

The Swedish Derogation Model is a fancy name for something that all umbrella companies have been doing for the last couple of years which is why the consideration was made under section 10 of the Agency Workers Regulations.

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Tax-free childcare scheme

How does the Tax-free Childcare Scheme work? To take advantage of the scheme, you’ll need to sign up. This gives you access to an online childcare account, which you can use to pay for childcare costs. For every £8 you put into the account, the government will top it up with £2 – so for Read More...

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