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12
Feb
What is an Umbrella Company?

What is an Umbrella Company?

Posted Tuesday, February 12, 2019

By Jennifer Doyle, Client Solutions Manager, Contracting PLUS What’s an Umbrella Company? As a Solutions Consultant, I spend a lot of my time speaking with individuals who are considering Contracting in Ireland for the first time.  The question I am asked most often is “How do I start Contracting in Ireland?”. Thankfully, it’s not at all difficult….

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06
Feb
6 Great Ways to Save €10k Tax in 2019

6 Great Ways to Save €10k Tax in 2019

Posted Wednesday, February 6, 2019

By Jimmy Sheehan, Commercial Director, Contracting PLUS Every contractor knows the value of a proactive accountant and at Contracting PLUS, your Dedicated Account Manager will always help you determine what expenses you can legitimately claim as a business expense. However, there’s never any harm going over some of the ‘old reliables’ – you’d be surprised…

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01
Feb
Contracting in Ireland with your UK Limited Company

Contracting in Ireland with your UK Limited Company

Posted Friday, February 1, 2019

By: Jimmy Sheehan, Commercial Director, Contracting PLUS. The tax and expense rules for Contractors in Ireland and the U.K. can be quite different. The U.K. taxes and legislation are far more attractive for Independent Contractors than those which exist in Ireland. This is a big factor for UK contractors arriving in Ireland to take up…

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23
Jan
Tax Credits – Are you throwing money away?

Tax Credits – Are you throwing money away?

Posted Wednesday, January 23, 2019

By Jimmy Sheehan, Commercial Director, Contracting PLUS It’s very seldom we hear of the Revenue Commissioners making a mistake that actually has you in a position of paying less tax than you should. In fact, if it ever did happen, my advice would be to pop out and do a quick-pick in the next Euro-millions draw…

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21
Jan
What Contractors need to know about Brexit!

What Contractors need to know about Brexit!

Posted Monday, January 21, 2019

by Jimmy Sheehan, Commercial Director, Contracting PLUS Fair play Theresa. You can still find time to have a laugh despite the fact the deal you agreed with the EU has been heavily defeated (432 v 202) in the Parliamentary vote. Shot down, it was. Blown to pieces. These are apt phrases given the British Government…

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17
Dec
What is an Umbrella Company?

What is an Umbrella Company?

Posted Monday, December 17, 2018

Umbrella Companies… ‘what they are,why you use them’ Regularly I get asked the question ‘what actually is an Umbrella Company?’. I think I might be guilty of glossing over this question too quickly; I don’t do it on purpose – I just forget that not everyone else has been talking about Umbrella companies for as…

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06
Dec
Top Tips for getting your first Contracting role

Top Tips for getting your first Contracting role

Posted Thursday, December 6, 2018

“Fortune always favours the brave, and never helps a man who does not help himself” P. T. Barnum My name is Jimmy. I’m the Commercial Director in Contracting PLUS. It’s a fancy title but my job is all about making sure you have the best experience when you’re a contractor with Contracting PLUS. I used…

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28
Nov
Guest Blog: From ‘Stay at home Mom’ to Contractor

Guest Blog: From ‘Stay at home Mom’ to Contractor

Posted Wednesday, November 28, 2018

By Geraldine Penney; Reasonably new contractor; Dublin Imagine the possible Imagine you could be your own boss. Imagine you could pick the job you wanted to do. Imagine you could choose the location where you work. Imagine you could set your work hours to fit in perfectly with your lifestyle. And on top of all…

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20
Nov
A whistle-stop tour of PRSI for Contractors

A whistle-stop tour of PRSI for Contractors

Posted Tuesday, November 20, 2018

We get lots of questions on PRSI and what workers are entitled to. PRSI is a big, big area so for this article I’m focussing only on Class A and Class S PRSI and how Contractors are affected. Let’s get stuck in… What is PRSI Pay Related Social Insurance is a contribution made by the…

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20
Nov
Financial Protection for Contractors

Financial Protection for Contractors

Posted Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Income Protection Cover for Contractors When PAYE workers become contractors they typically worry most about what would happen to their income in the event of their absence from work due to illness or injury. While Contractors typically earn a reasonably good income, most, if not all of your monthly earnings are required to cover everything…

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Standard company insurances are included (at no extra cost) in most cases.

You’ll have a Dedicated Account Manager to answer all your questions.

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