Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
 
Old 24 October 2012, 04:59   #11
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Southampton
Boat name: Kingfisher
Make: Osprey Vipermax
Length: 6m +
Engine: Mercury Optimax 150
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 89
PCG have some very good and helpful information for freelancers/those setting up on their own:

Resources Home | PCG
__________________

__________________
Gerry is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24 October 2012, 14:30   #12
RIBnet supporter
 
Pikey Dave's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: South Yorks
Boat name: Black Pig
Make: Ribcraft
Length: 5m +
Engine: DF140a
MMSI: 235111389
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 7,596
RIBase
I operate in the construction industry as a Ltd Co. I was a Sole Trader for 15 years & went Ltd 3 years ago. I don't take the pi55 with the tax, pay my dues & I am financially better off for it & I can sleep at night. I take minimum wage & the rest as dividends. My accountant is very reasonable, there's a bit more admin regarding filing accounts etc, but not much. I'm happy with it.
__________________
Rule#2: Never argue with an idiot. He'll drag you down to his level & then beat you with experience.
Rule#3: Tha' can't educate pork.
Rule#4: See rule#5
Pikey Dave is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24 October 2012, 15:14   #13
Member
 
Hightower's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Fareham
Length: 6m +
Join Date: Sep 2003
Posts: 7,855
Thanks for your reply's guys. Some very useful info there for future reference. However I took the other job. Less money, paye tax, shorter contract, much less interesting job .....I must be Mad
__________________

__________________
Andy

Looks Slow but is Fast
Member of the ebay Blue RIB cover club.
Hightower is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off





Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:09.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.