limited company contractors

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New Dividend Tax Regime Post 5th April 2016

The first Conservative only budget in more than 19 years back in July 2015 was certainly not welcomed by the contracting community. From a contractor’s point of view one of the biggest changes announced in the budget is the change to the way in which dividends will be taxed from 6th April 2016. As it […]

Tax Efficient Life Insurance Cover

At Holcombe Financial Services we work with business owners to create bespoke financial plans that suit their personal and business goals. One area we do a lot of work on is tax efficiency. One area we cover is protection and life assurance for businesses and business owners. Many business owners are unaware that they could […]

Real Time PAYE Starts in April 2013 – Important Information

Real Time PAYE Starts in April 2013 – Important Information The stressful Year End process of P35 and P14 submission will disappear starting from 6th April 2013, replaced with a submission to HM Revenue & Customs each time your business pays its employees. This is called Real Time Information, or RTI, and it will mean […]

IR35 Update

Amendments to IR35 (intermediaries legislation) The government announced recently that the IR35 rules are to be changed to ensure that the legislation applies to office holders or anyone regarded as an office holder for tax purposes. This follows media criticism of public bodies using personal service companies in situations where it was not always clear […]

IR35 – HMRC’s Latest Risk Assessment Tests

IR35 – HMRC’s latest Risk Assessment Tests HMRC has now unveiled its latest attempt to provide more clarity over IR35 and a number of internet sites are already portraying the new risk assessment tests as an updated indicator of whether or not a contractor is likely to be subject to IR35. This is not the […]

Budget 2012

Budget 2012 The Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne presented his Budget for 2012 to Parliament on 21 March 2012. Headline summaries of the main announcements which affect businesses and individuals and listed below (source HMRC website www.hmrc.gov.uk) Income tax rates and Allowances 2012-13 and 2013-14 As announced at Budget 2011, the income tax allowance […]

ESC C16 Deadline 1st March 2012

Directors of small businesses who want to wind-up their company and distribute surplus funds to shareholders have just over two weeks to take advantage of a tax break. Further to our earlier article on the proposed changes https://www.primusblog.co.uk/?p=388 we can now confirm the following changes. The ESC C16 tax concession – whereby money from a wound-up company […]

Olympics contracts for small & medium sized Companies

Small and medium-sized companies hoping to win Olympics contracts are invited to take advantage of an HMRC online advice seminar this month. The HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) online webinar will run on 27 July at 6pm, and can be downloaded free from the internet thereafter. It is estimated that the Olympic and Paralympic Games […]

HMRC Unnecessary Demands and Threats to Collect PAYE Liabilities

HMRC Unnecessary Demands and Threats to Collect Payment Nobody likes to receive letters from HMRC demanding money – particularly when none is due!  However that is exactly what can happen if you do not notify HMRC that there is no PAYE liability for a period. HMRC PAYE Payments (Income Tax and National Insurance) It is […]

IR35 Interim Report – Office of Tax Simplification (OTS)

IR35 Interim Report – Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) Today was the long awaited day that the OTS provided its interim report to the Government on its recommendations for the future of IR35 and it offers two main options; –       Suspend IR35 moving to complete abolition –        Keep IR35 legislation unchanged, but improve the way […]