This is a question we often get asked as we are specialist freelancer accountants and look after the accounting and taxation affairs of many freelancer and contractors.
First thing is find out whether there is any demand for your services… Continue reading
Tax deadline day is coming round fast.
The 31 January 2014 will soon be upon us, and if you are due to submit a personal self assessment tax return then now is a good time to sort your tax return… Continue reading
The longer that you are in accountancy and tax, the more I have realised there is no such thing as a typical client, true you can put people into bands such as there job descriptions such as IT Contractor, Interim… Continue reading
Many people dream of being in charge of their own destiny and being their own boss. If you are thinking of being a contractor, just do it, the worse that can happen is you don’t like it and you can… Continue reading
There are quite a few accounting packages out there which assist you in collecting data and filing VAT returns etc, but watch out for garbage in as you will get garbage out. Also by doing it yourself… Continue reading
The first time somebody becomes a contractor there are ample opportunities for them to make mistakes. We have come across many types of freelancers and contractors over the years and perhaps the ones most likely to make these types of… Continue reading
2012 was a year of tremendous economic uncertainty for all of us in UK plc.
Of the few people to benefit (or suffer to a lesser extent) was freelancers and contractors, as employers were often reluctant to commit to permanent… Continue reading
Working in tax for longer than I am prepared to admit, the one constant is change, and increasing complexity. Many Governments have been and gone, promising simplification of the taxation system and the reality has been the opposite.
You… Continue reading
If you are involved in web development, designing websites or mobile applications then 2012 should have been a good year for you financially.
Salaries for freelance web developers rose by about 25% over the year, and this is expected to… Continue reading
One of the most debated tax changes in recent years was the increase in income tax to 50% for those with annual income in excess of £150,000. Continue reading