A Guide to Contracting Abroad

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The world is more accessible than ever and there are countless contracting opportunities that can take you across the globe. You could be consulting a new tech firm in Paolo Alto, working on an oil rig with nothing but beautiful blue ocean around you, or working as a doctor in deprived country; the possibilities are endless. The adventure of living ...

Dividends in 2016/17

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From April 2016, there was a complete overhaul of the way in which dividends work. The changes resulted in a significant tax hike for many limited company owners and in the following paragraphs we’ll breakdown everything you need to know. Why are things changing? The Government believed that the way in which dividends were taxed was overly complex, and that ...

Contractor interviews – are you ready?

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You have probably had your fair share of interviews as a permanent employee, but contractor interviews are slightly different. In the following paragraphs, we’ll provide you with a wealth of top tips to help you prepare more effectively for your next contractor interview. Preparation Contractors are coveted for their expert skills and knowledge, so it is imperative that you prepare ...

Unhappy with your current accountant?

There are several reasons as to why people wish to change their accountant. Nine times out of ten, there is nothing particularly wrong with the current accountant and you may well get on very well on a personal level. More often than not it is simply that the service that the accountant provides is not correctly aligned with your needs ...

Business Expenses

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One of the most common questions are contractors ask is, what expenses can I claim? These plain English guides will help you understand what is a legitimate business expense. Know what you're looking for? Search below: Search Generic filters Filter by Custom Post Type Filter by Categories About Us Contractor Tax Business Expenses IR35 Advice Running Your Business Starting Up ...

Contractor Tax

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As a contractor running your own limited company, you will have a number of tax liabilities. This section will explain what your liabilities are and give you advice on how to run your limited company as tax efficiently as possible. Know what you're looking for? Search below: Search Generic filters Filter by Custom Post Type Filter by Categories About Us ...

Running your Business

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Are you running a limited company? In this section you will find a number of helpful guides and resources which will help guide you through the day to day processes of being a limited company director. Know what you're looking for? Search below: Search Generic filters Filter by Custom Post Type Filter by Categories About Us Contractor Tax Business Expenses ...

FreeAgent, online accounting software for small businesses and freelancers

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At Integro Accounting we’ve chosen FreeAgent as our preferred accounting software for our small business, freelance and contractor clients. Easy-to-use accounting software Designed specifically for small businesses and freelancers FreeAgent makes it simple to stay on top of your day-to-day bookkeeping. At the same time working alongside our team of qualified accountants ensures you receive the best tax planning and ...

Pay as you earn (PAYE)

PAYE is the income tax deduction that an employer makes when paying salary to an employee. The tax is ‘deducted at source’ which means that the employer pays the amount over to HMRC so that the individual does not need to do so directly. For employees whose only source of income is a salary it is not necessary to complete ...

Top Tips to Finding Work as a Contractor

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Life as a contractor is extremely rewarding but there is no denying that it has its difficulties. Probably the most difficult challenge you’ll face as a contractor is finding work and due to the temporary nature of your job you’ll need to develop a strong strategy to generate work as and when you need it. There is no quick fix ...