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For new contractors or those just looking for more detail in their contract reviews, our Full Review service will provide you with a detailed report on your IR35 status, commenting on each relevant clause in the contract, and including an assessment of your working practices, gaining you not only a professional opinion on your contract’s compliance, but also a better understanding of the legislation itself, all for just £165+VAT.
Mediation – Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
Are you currently in a tax dispute with HMRC and can’t reach an agreement, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) mediation could help you resolve matters.
What is ADR?
Mediation helps to resolve disputes with HMRC, particularly where matters have become drawn out. It allows parties to air their grievances before an independent facilitator, and then move to a negotiated settlement, avoiding the stress and expense of litigation and Tribunal.
Why use ADR to settle a dispute with HMRC?
Entering into ADR mediation will not affect a taxpayers’ existing review or appeal rights but provides the opportunity for taxpayers and HMRC to have a full and clear discussions and explore the potential for a settlement without resorting to litigation which is quicker and more cost-effective.
How we can help
We have extensive experience in resolving disputes with HMRC before they make it to Tribunal and potentially costly litigation. We offer a comprehensive mediation service that includes:
If the thought of filling in your own tax return fills you with dread, you’re not alone.
Many people find it complicated and time-consuming, so it’s no wonder that almost 1 million people a year are fined for failing to return it to H M Revenue & Customs.
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You’ll get the use of a prestigious London N1 office address for one year and we’ll scan and then email all the company’s official government post (from HMRC, Companies House etc) to you. There’s no extra fees to pay and we’ll even block unnecessary junk mail. The registered office service is renewable on an annual basis but is not compulsory.
As well as our registered office service, you also get the use of our address for all company officers who want to keep their residential address confidential and off the Companies House public register. We’ll scan and then email all official government mail for the directors, shareholders and company secretaries to you for one year, with no charge. This service is renewable on an annual basis but is not compulsory.
We are legally obliged to check proof of ID and proof of address for customers using our address services. This is to comply with the Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations.
We have an extensive list of Companies House registered company names that are ready for sale.
All Companies are pre-registered and VAT Ready. Once confirmed the Company will be transferred into your name with filing and submission completed.
The Preparation of the end of year accounts, could be a very time-consuming and daunting task. Many Business big and small struggle to get their accounts in order and submitted on time, thus receiving many letters and fines. Contractors APS will take the Burden off the business and meet your filing deadlines on time and ensure that all accountancy are accurate and reflect the business correctly. Alone with this, Contractors APS will guide you in improving your future business growth and savings
The last thing you want in your business is to have valuable time and resources tied up with routine bookkeeping & accounting, Receipt Filing and Online reporting.
We will begin by discussing your specific requirements and then we set up appropriate accounting procedures and controls and ensure your accountancy are kept fully up-to-date.
If you are self-employed, sole trader, working through a Limited Company, or employed in any other means and or earning additional income you must file a Self-Assessment Tax Return. Contractors APS provides a comprehensive preparation of the Self-Assessment Tax Return, offering a Fast, efficient filing of your Annual Self-Assessment.
When you join us, you will receive your very own dedicated accountant. Our fully qualified and friendly accountants will be on hand to help you throughout the year whenever you should need them.
Benefitting from many year’s experience of working with small businesses and with up-to-date knowledge on issues that can impact contractors and freelancers, we offer unlimited help and assistance throughout the year for all financial and tax matters. You can contact your accountant anytime.
As a customer, we understand that there is nothing worse than being left on hold in a queue or waiting two days for a reply to an email. This is why all calls are answered immediately and you will never be put in a queue, and for emails we will always have a response to you within one working day (but usually the same working day!).
If you are new to contracting, or don’t currently have your own limited company, we will take you through steps necessary to get this done for you.
Our product combines Corporation Tax Relief, with non-taxable personal payment. Simply complete the form above to get your free illustration, and we will reply with a confidential discussion on how we can help you.
Working through an umbrella company offers an ideal first step into contracting, without all the hassle and responsibility of Paperwork, Accounting, Returns, Corporation Tax and Bookkeeping.
IR35 is the common name for the Intermediaries Legislation, which is designed to combat tax avoidance. The legislation is targeted at individuals who are providing services through their own limited companies or partnerships and who may not be paying the tax that they should be.
The legislation should be of huge concern to all contractors; the financial ramifications of falling foul of IR35 can be significant so it is vital that everyone understands how it works.
First issued in 2000, IR35 targets those workers considered in the eyes of the HMRC to be ‘disguised employees’. Contractors, being technically self-employed, are not taxed in the same way as average employees, taking dividends from their company and paying far less in National Insurance Contributions. Because of this, HMRC are keen to ensure that those working as contractors (and paying less tax) are indeed genuinely in business on their own account, and are not working in the same way they would have been if employed directly by their client.
IR35 compliance starts with your contract, and continues with your working practices with your end client. Not only does having a professional review of these provide you with a professional opinion on your IR35 status helping you to pay your taxes correctly, but it may reduce your penalties if caught by the legislation, showing that you have taken due care and attention in ascertaining your status. We can also now offer a legal review of your contract to ascertain the individual risks your business faces from a legal perspective.