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HMRC – the worst excuses for submitting a late tax return

The likelihood is, you have either arranged your accountant to do your self-assessment tax return, or, you have decided to submit it yourself. If you have not completed your tax return yet, there is still time but we recommend getting a move on. If you have already completed it, sit back and enjoy some of…

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Self-assessment tax return – meeting this year’s deadline

The 2014/2015 self-assessment tax return deadline is fast approaching. Hopefully you are on top of your paperwork and it has already been submitted to HMRC. If you have not completed or are in the process of completing your self-assessment tax return, please get in contact with your accountant urgently. Missing the deadline on 31st January…

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Is setting up a limited company the answer for umbrella contractors looking to keep their Travel and Subsistence expenses?

Last months Autumn statement and the recent draft Finance Bill revealed that contractors working through an intermediary, such as an umbrella, will not be able to claim Travel and Subsistence expenses for ordinary commuting. This is unless they can demonstrate and provide evidence on the lack of Supervision, Direction or Control. It means that most,…

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Contracting over Christmas

Now that December has arrived, there is no hiding from the fact that Christmas is less than 4 weeks away. As the build-up intensifies, days seem to get shorter as schedules become packed with shopping trips, social gatherings and last minute jobs. As 2015 draws to a close, there are many treats to look forward…

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Vote for Cloud9 Umbrella

Cloud9 Umbrella is excited to have been put forward for the ContractorUK Reader Awards 2015. Please vote for us in the category “Best Umbrella Company”. Winning such a prestigious award would be an excellent way to end a thoroughly enjoyable and successful 2015. Please note that voting has now closed. We will keep you informed…

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The Autumn Statement – how are contractors affected?

Despite much speculation, there was little detail regarding the restriction on travel and subsistence expenses, and a revision of IR35 in Wednesday’s Autumn Statement – the government will release more information on 9 December. All we know, is that changes on 6 April 2016 will affect workers engaged through an umbrella company, and individuals working…