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As a contractor or an Independent professional if you don’t have the 5th of April 2019 etched as an important date on your calendar then you definitely should. This is the date that the tax year ends and all allowances reset for the coming year, should you wish to take advantage of ways to utilize allowances then you must do so before the deadline.

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Umbrella company

Working for the best umbrella company in the UK has its advantages but, because of Orange Genie’s unique take on employee benefits, those advantages are more varied and far-reaching than you might expect.

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Tax planning

The UK tax year ends on 5th April, which means you have around three months left to implement any tax planning for the year 2018/19. No-one wants to pay more tax than they need to, so in this article we’ll cover some of the most important areas, and also look at some that often get overlooked, so you can make good use of the time you have left.

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Self assessment

It’s that time of year again, when the self-assessment deadline is closer than you think. The end of January might seem like an age away. After all, there are Christmas and New Year celebrations, all the corresponding hangovers and a month of sobriety, dieting and nicotine withdrawal between now and the deadline. But with so many other things going on, it’s easy to forget something as mundane as your self-assessment tax return. That’s why it makes sense to deal with it now, before your good intentions are derailed by the distractions of the season.

Supply Teacher

We often hear from supply teachers who have struggled financially during the school holidays, but in many ways the Christmas holidays can be worse. We all know that the run-up to Christmas can be expensive and stressful. Financial problems become more urgent, family arguments more upsetting. Wonderful as the festive season can be, many people find themselves more vulnerable, both mentally and financially, at this time of year.