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    Contractor Mortgage Application

    Hi All. Myself and my husband are looking to get a mortgage towards the end of the year. I am a day rate contractor and he has a permanent position. I have been contracting (self-employed) for 1.5 years and help permanent positions before then for several years. One thing we can't seem to get...
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    Contracting and second property

    Hi All, Bit of a mixed bag here, hopefully I'm in the right section! I'm currently a PAYE employee, and am considering moving into long term contracting. I was contracting in 2014, and only went PAYE to facilitate our mortgage application. Currently based in our primary residence in...
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    PRSI worker with additional income - 2 jobs

    Hi, my wife has a part time Paye tax assessed job at 26K per annum. She is starting another bit of additional regular contract work which will yield 1K a month. We are wondering what is the best way to declare this additional income. Options we can see: 1. Form 12 additional - Revenue - but I...
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    How to be employed wisely by business?

    Hi, I would like to offer some kind of services for SMBs. I wouldn't be required to be hired full-time but getting paid per hour of service. The key point here is that I would offer the service on behalf of the company that I'm working for so we will price share percentage based on the number...
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    Key Post IT Contractor - Company Director - Mortage Success!

    Hi all I'm picking up keys today for my house and I just thought I'd brief my fellow IT contractors on the road to success. Scenario - I have my own limited company, my spouse is studying and taking a salary from the company, as well as my own salary. I have been contracting for over a decade...
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    Public Sector move to Contract IT Developer

    Living in Dublin and there are loads of IT developer contracts around now. I'm thinking of making a move from a secure developer job and applying for a 12 month contract. It would probably mean doing more interesting work and its almost double your money. But you lose all the perks of a...
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    When do I need to personal PAYE tax return

    I'm a bit confused about tax year and when returns are needed. I was contracting with my own business for 6 months between November 2014 and March 2015. I did my tax return for 2014 (I just did the calendar year). But when do I do the 2015 return? Is it April to December 2015, or do I do a 12...
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