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Top Things You Should and Shouldn’t Do as a Freelancer

Freelancing can be a great experience, especially as it allows individuals to be their own bosses and have the rewarding career they always envisioned. However, there are some dos and don’ts that you need to keep in mind, as that can make all the difference.Having worked for so many years as contractor accountants, we ...

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HMRC Lose More IR35 Cases

IR35 continues to be a topic of discussion for many self-employed individuals, especially with the new changes set to be implemented in April 2020. Many contractors worry about this issue, which can be complex to understand and follow, so we understand if this legislation is also playing on your mind.We offer expert IR...

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HMRC IR35 investigation: everything you need to know

IR35 has become the contractors' bogeyman in recent years. Thanks to the unreliability of CEST, rife blanket employment status determinations in the public sector, and reports of HMRC's bully tactics, the UK's self-employed live in fear of having their taxes investigated. Even those who are ruled innocent - of which th...

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What Are the Pros and Cons of Being a Sole Trader?

 What are the Benefits of Being a Sole Trader? Full Control Ownership of Profit Setting Up as a Sole Trader is Easy There’s Less Admin Involved More Privacy as a Sole Trader Offering a Personal Touch You Can Easily Change Your Business Structure Later What are the Disadvantages of Becoming a Sole Trader? D...

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Tour of Britain Comes to Bolton

This weekend, Britain’s most prestigious cycling event is coming to Bolton. Tomorrow will be the final leg of the event and will see competitors heading into Bolton. They will cycle through the areas of Bromley Cross, Horwich, Blackrod, Wigan, Salford before hitting the finishing line in DeansgateCllr David Greenhalgh ...

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How to Set Prices as a Contractor or Freelancer

Whether you work as a contractor or are looking into becoming one, learning how to set the right prices is of the utmost importance and should be done sooner rather than later. Starting your very own business is exciting, but it’s crucial not to get caught up in all the excitement and forget this key fact, which comes ...

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Gorilla Accounting in the press

Gorilla Accounting often feature in local and national press to give our commentary on areas such as; changes to IR35, tax and changes to the industry. Here are just some of our recent features: Freelancer UKWe featured in Freelancer UK to give our advice on tax planning as a freelancer. The Bolton News The Bolton News...

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Things to Consider Before Accepting a Contract

Having a contract in the pipeline is always exciting, especially when you are just starting out; however, you shouldn’t blindly accept any project without careful and thoughtful consideration. Before accepting a job, it’s important to do your research, which will help you to accept only the right contracts for you.Our ...

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