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IR35: explained with an example Determining the IR35 status of an assignment can be complex, as there’s many variables to consider including Control, Substitution and Mutuality of Obligations.
A contractors guide to the Construction Industry Scheme. The Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) can be complex when it comes to correctly and compliantly calculating your tax and all fulfilling requirements outlined by HMRC.
How to pay overseas employees. Paying an employee working overseas is a little more complex than those working on home soil. You need to be aware of various requirements and employment laws, which is further complicated by the...
What is a tax return? A tax return is one of the most important documents you need when in any kind of employment. It’s a document issued by HMRC every tax year, from 6 April to 5 April the following year, and provides you with a detailed rundown of your finances, including income and costs.
Set up a Limited Company in these simple steps. So, you’re interested in setting up a limited company as a sole trader? Well, we’ve put together a simple guide with all the information you need to get started. By becoming a sole trader, you run the company as an individual and are self-employed. After you’ve paid tax, all profits received will be for you.
PAYE Vs Umbrella: everything you need to know. You’ve probably heard PAYE and Umbrella mentioned countless times, but what exactly do both entail? We here at Optimum Pay Group provide a brief rundown of the two services so you don’t have to g...
Benefits of using an Umbrella company. Umbrella companies have been at the forefront of business since the turn of the millennium, when IR35 went on the statute books and companies wanted to reduce the stresses of handling finances.
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