Running your Company

Running your own limited company can seem daunting at the beginning however with help from a good specialist contractor accountant, you shouldn’t have anything to worry about. In this section James shares a number of guides on topics his clients tend to ask her about on a day to day basis.

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 Jaime.thorpe@dolanaccountancy.com.

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How to Pay Less Tax as a Contractor

Everybody is required to pay their taxes – there is no foolproof way to avoid your fair share, without the taxman eventually catching up with you and we certainly wouldn’t recommend it. However, there are many subtleties to the UK taxation system and we are of the opinion that nobody should pay more tax than they are required to.

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How to Take Money out of a Limited Company

So you’ve secured your first contract, raised your invoices and the money’s starting to roll in to your company bank account. Great! Now how do you get it out of there?

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How to Invoice a Client

As a contractor you will need to be able to invoice clients correctly, making sure you look as professional as possible, as well as ensuring you get paid on time using methods such as establishing your payment terms.

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How to Write a Contractor CV

Selling yourself to potential clients is a vital part of securing contract work. It simply doesn’t matter how qualified and capable you are – if you can’t get through the door to interview, you’re never going to make it in the contractor marketplace.

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How to Trademark a Company

Many limited company contractors may assume that once a business has been registered they automatically own the legal rights to the name and logo, however, in order to protect your brand, you will need to obtain a registered trademark, which is easy to do for a small fee.

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