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Limited Company Contractors FAQ - October 2022

When do I need to repay my directors loan in order to avoid an additional tax charge?If your company has lent you money during its financial year,

Our COO’s thoughts on the IR35 repeal that was and then wasn’t

What a whirlwind of a few weeks this has been! One innocuous statement in the House of Commons and seven short lines of text in the published Growth

Reversal of IR35 Reform: What it Means for Recruiters

As part of his “mini budget” on 23thd of September 2022, Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng announced that the 2017 and 2021 reforms to IR35 would be repealed.

Umbrella Company Employees – What Happens When You Get Paid

If you’re employed by an umbrella company, the payroll process will be slightly different from what you might be used to as a conventional employee,

The Reversal of IR35 Reform - FAQ

On Friday 23rd September 2022, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Kwasi Kwarteng announced that the 2017 and 2021 changes to Off Payroll Working (IR35)

The Bank of England base rate rises to 2.25%: CMME

The announcement following the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee’s meeting means interest rates on debt and savings will increase – for the

How Does the Mini Budget 2022 Affect You?

Kwasi Kwarteng, the Chancellor of the Exchequer delivered his “mini-budget” on Friday 23rd September 2022 against the back drop of the spiralling cost

Director’s Loans: Pitfalls Contractors Should Avoid

With the cost of living increasing, it may be tempting to take more money out of your company, and it’s important to understand the implications. 

Selling a Second Property and the 60-Day Time Limit to Report

If you sell a property in the UK you might need to pay Capital Gains Tax (CGT) on any profits you make. This will not apply to profits made selling

Limited Company Contractors FAQ - September 2022

Here are the most frequently asked questions we've received from Limited company contractors in September 2022, with answers from the experts at

What is a Managed Service Company (MSC) and why does it matter?

As a Limited company director, you might have seen people talking about the MSC legislation, particularly in the context of your accountant taking

Reducing Your Limited Company Admin with Open Banking Feeds in FreeAgent

Contractors are busy people, so anything you can do to reduce the amount of admin you do is a good thing. If the same action can also make

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How UK Tax Codes Affect Umbrella Company Employees

Your tax code tells your employer how much tax-free personal allowance to include when they calculate your tax. In this article we’ll look at what you

How Pensions Auto-Enrolment Works for Umbrella Company Employees

Every UK employer is required to offer and contribute to a workplace pension scheme for their employees, and as your umbrella company is your

Accountancy FAQ - November 2022

Here are the most frequently asked questions we've received in November 2022, with answers from the experts at Orange Genie Accountancy:What is a

Are you switching from Limited Company to Umbrella Employment?

Use our umbrella company take home pay calculator to give you an idea of what you might earn as an umbrella company employee?