5 Tips for Starting a Career in Contracting

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So, you’ve decided to venture into the world of professional contracting! You are not alone. Professional contracting continues to grow rapidly worldwide, with people entering this avenue of the gig economy from virtually every industry and experience level.  In Ireland, IT, engineering and pharmaceutical roles continue to be strong from a contracting perspective however we…Read More

Contracting in Ireland with a UK Limited Company – Guide to Irish Tax

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Some of the most frequently asked questions we get from UK contractors who are interested in taking up a contract in Ireland and invoicing through their UK Limited Company are:

“What taxes do I pay if contracting in Ireland with a UK Limited Company?”

“When am I required to start paying Irish tax?”

Most people have an awareness of the 183 day rule, but this rule is also commonly misunderstood and leads contractors to incorrectly assume that if they are in Ireland for less than 183 days, they don’t have to think about the Irish tax system or pay Irish taxes.

Here’s our overview guide of how Irish taxes are applied for different contract lengths.

What Contractors need to know about PAYE Modernisation

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So, you may have heard lots about PAYE Modernisation but what does it mean for you as a contractor? The good news is not much is really going to change. In essence, PAYE Modernisation is just real time reporting of payroll information to Revenue. With the current system, payroll information is submitted to Revenue at…Read More

Why are UK contractors coming to Ireland for work?

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As Brexit negotiations rumble on, the UK is currently facing an unprecedented amount of economic uncertainty. However, with the Irish economy experiencing strong growth, booming daily exchange rates and a continuously improving job market across multiple sectors, some UK contractors are being tempted to explore the possibility of contracting over in Ireland. In today’s world,…Read More

Budget 2019 – What Does It Mean For Individuals

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How will individuals be affected by changes in Budget 2019? In what has been billed as an “election” and “spending” budget, the announcements on Budget Day contained few surprises after being heavily leaked to the public in advance. The reality is this Budget, for the most part, is a “steady as she goes” set of…Read More

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Defining Private Limited Companies and Umbrella Companies: A Simple Guide

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As a professional service contractor (someone who provides services on an independent basis to businesses), the process of getting your taxes and payments in order can be stressful, confusing and time-consuming. At Fenero, we offer a range of Private Limited Company or Umbrella Company solutions specially designed for contractors to maximise tax efficiency and net take…Read More

5 Tips for Paying Yourself Salary from your own Limited Company

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How to Avoid Common Mistakes Freelancers make when Paying Yourself Salary from your own Limited Company As a freelancer or contractor you usually have the choice of setting yourself up as either a sole trader or a limited company. There are pros and cons of both options, but this article is to assist people who…Read More