Contractor Tax

The old phrase ‘tax doesn’t have to be taxing’ is true, as long as you appoint a good accountant. As a contractor it is recommended you appoint a specialist contractor accountant, as they will have a more in-depth knowledge of contractor specific tax legislation.

In this section James will introduce you to the tax legislation that is likely to affect you and give you a basic understanding of what you need to be aware of. Don’t worry this is what you appoint Dolan Accountancy for!

If you would like to appoint Dolan Accountancy as your accountants, please visit our become a client page or if you have any questions about contracting please call us on 01442 795100 or email



The pages

The Autumn Budget 2022

On Thursday 17th November 2022, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt announced the details of the Autumn Statement, stating that the next two years would be ‘challenging’.


The Budget

A list of the most recent budgets from the current and previous Chancellors of the UK.


Tax Avoidance and Tax Evasion

Tax can be complicated and so you might find yourself in a situation where you’re not entirely sure whether you’re acting illegally or not. Here we take a look at the difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion.


The Benefits of Contracting

The reasons they give us are different. One constant is the financial benefit – contract rates can easily double that of a permanent employee, and the tax advantages of operating through a Limited company mean that you’ll take home even more of that increased income. Carving out a career as a professional freelancer or contractor Read More...