What are alphabet shares and why do contractors need to be aware of them?
What are alphabet shares? Limited Companies are traditionally formed with a nominal number of ordinary shares. As the company grows and more shareholders are added, alphabet shares are certainly… View now
Intouch’s MD, Paul Gough has been announced as new Chairman of FCSA
We are pleased and proud to announce that our MD, Paul Gough has been appointed as the new Chairman of FCSA (The Freelancer & Contractor Services Association). Since early… View now
Am I entitled to holiday and sick pay as a Limited Company contractor?
Holiday and sick pay - what is your entitlement? Taking time off work, whether it’s planned or otherwise is rarely an issue for permanent staff, as their pay is usually… View now
What is the subsistence allowance for contractors?
What is the subsistence allowance for contractors? It’s a regular part of many contractors’ lives to travel away from home for business related purposes. This travel could be to and… View now
Dividends – how often should I take them, and when are they actually taxed?
Dividends Dividends can sometimes be difficult to understand and many contractors find themselves wondering when they should take them and when do they actually get taxed? In this… View now
Are you still using spreadsheets for your contractor accounting? It’s time to change
We know that as a contractor you’re busy, and even when you’re not, the last thing you want to be doing with your time is managing your accounts, whether that’s… View now
Ask us anything!
Ever had a tax or accounting question that you've always wanted to ask an accountant, but didn't want to pay the associated hourly fee that comes with it? Well now… View now
Contractor accountants – do you get what you pay for?
Not all Contractor Accountant services are the same. Regardless of whether you’re new to the contracting game or have already been playing awhile, at some point you’ll probably have considered… View now
Do you have a direct line to your contractor accountant?
Imagine going to your doctor’s surgery, only to speak to an unqualified person who can’t help and can only pass your questions onto a doctor as and when they’re free.… View now
Taylor Review could mean more rights for gig-economy workers
The Taylor Review, a major report on the UK's working practices, has been published. Produced by a panel led by Matthew Taylor, a former adviser to Tony Blair, the… View now