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Mar
Celebrating International Women’s Day, March 8th 2019

Celebrating International Women’s Day, March 8th 2019

Posted Friday, March 8, 2019

Day 4- Continuing our series ‘Celebrating All Female Professional Contractors and Consultants’ We wish you a Happy International Women’s Day on Friday. We would like to thank our Female Professional Contractors and Consultants for choosing us as their solutions partner. Today we round off our series ‘Celebrating Female Professional Contractors’ with an overview of the sector. 27%…

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26
Feb
Moving from PAYE to Contracting… The Pros and Cons

Moving from PAYE to Contracting… The Pros and Cons

Posted Tuesday, February 26, 2019

While you’re probably familiar with the term Contracting, you might not be fully aware with what it entails or how it specifically works. The initial decision to make a change might seem daunting but a move to Contracting can offer you exciting new possibilities and challenges! Operate Compliantly There are plenty of advantages to Contracting,…

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22
Feb
Professional Contracting: Is it your future?

Professional Contracting: Is it your future?

Posted Friday, February 22, 2019

Some people take a Contractng role as a stop gap between employment roles. Often, these guys and girls see the benefit of being a Contractor and never look back. They build their skills and their income moving from Contract to Contract. The ‘job for life’ is no longer a guarantee anymore and those that can,…

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19
Feb
Re-location Expenses: What Every Contractor needs to Know!

Re-location Expenses: What Every Contractor needs to Know!

Posted Tuesday, February 19, 2019

As a contractor, there are many relocation expenses you can offset against your income to assist and support you in making the move. Uprooting yourself from your existing life and starting a brand new one in a new country is a really big deal. Even for those relocating as a contractor within Ireland, a grand…

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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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