Guides For Contractors & Freelancers

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You may be new to contracting or simply need to understand a little bit more about your various options regarding the issues faced by Contractors and Freelancers.

We have created an extensive guide on the most common subjects relevant to life as a Contractor or Freelancer.

Grab your copy of our free contractor advice pack that's packed with tips and advice for running a Limited Company, and explains the rules and regulations around running your own Contractor or Freelance business.

Please fill out the form to the right to download our full guide, topics include:

Company Formation Limited or Umbrella?
What will I earn? Expenses
Closing Your Company VAT
Flat Rate Scheme 24 Month Rule
What is IR35?  


If you have any questions please contact us and one of our friendly team will be more than happy to help. If you are currently a client your dedicated accountant will be happy to assist you.

Gorilla is a modern accountancy business that provides a highly efficient approach to servicing the accountancy and bookkeeping needs of Contractors and Freelancers.

Resources For Contractors & Freelancers

Whether you are new to contracting/freelancing or you just want to top up gaps in your knowledge, we provide you with a range of free resources that will assist you. Here at Gorilla we believe in sharing knowledge, that's why we're giving you a range of resources completely free. Our free resources include: an ini...

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Take Home Pay Calculator for Contractors and Freelancers

Let's be honest, aside to the legal structures, the tax compliance, the PL and EL insurances, what really matters is how much you will take home each month.Tax is one of life’s certainties and must be paid. Anyone who suggests clever and exotic tax schemes to allow you to take home "90% of your income" etc needs closel...

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Relevant Life for Contractors & Freelancers

Did you know that as a director of a limited company, you could benefit from taking out personal life insurance? The Insurance Surgery have put together the basics of what is a Relevant Life Policy, and how it can affect contractors. Take a read below: Many contractors take out relevant life insurance policies to give ...

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IR35 Public Sector Changes 2017

Here's our understanding of the IR35 legislation reform, and how this will affect your income once it comes into effect on April 6, 2017. IR35, or Intermediaries Legislation, is a piece of tax legislation that has been around since the turn of the century. It is intended to prevent what is known as ‘disguised employmen...

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Autumn Budget 2017

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, announced his first Autumn Budget, laying out the financial plans for the coming year. It’s fair to say that no drastic measures were announced that will affect Contractors and Freelancers, but here’s everything you need to know from Craig Whelan, New Business Manager at...

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Who are Gorilla Accounting services for? IT Contractors, Management Consultants, Finance Professional, Freelance Journalists, Oil & Gas Contractors, Pilots, Engineers and Locums. Our specialist freelance and contractor accounting solution is designed for most individuals who provide services through their own Lim...

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