Limited or Umbrella?

You will need a payroll umbrella company if:
  • You are a contractor under the ‘supervision, direction or control’ (SDC) of your end-client
  • You are contracting for a medium or large-size business in the Private Sector and your end-client has deemed your contract to be inside IR35
  • You are contracting in the Public Sector and your end-client has deemed your contract to be inside IR35
  • You are contracting in the Charity/Not-for-Profit Sector and your end-client has deemed your contract to be inside IR35

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You will need a limited company if:

  • You are not a contractor
  • You are contracting with a small business in the Private Sector and the nature of your work means that you are not working under any supervision, direction or control
  • You are contracting with a small business in the Private Sector and your end-client has clearly deemed your contract to be outside IR35
  • You are contracting in the Public Sector and the nature of your work means that you are not working under any supervision, direction or control
  • You are contracting in the Public Sector and your end-client has clearly deemed your contract to be outside IR35

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Amy FowlerCPL: Limited or Umbrella?