World of Contracting and Freelancing

The world of contracting and freelancing can be daunting, especially to someone who is a newcomer. If you find yourself lost, there’s no need to worry because ATA can help you.First of all, we can advise on the best legal structure to use taking into account your personal situation.

Thus, you can either opt to contract through a limited company or by working under an umbrella company.For more information on contracting through your own limited company, please visit our Limited page. For more information on operating as a contractor under an umbrella company, please visit our Umbrella page.

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Not to worry. At ATA, we believe in keeping things simple and full disclosure. This is why our pricing system is straightforward and simple. You choose the level of service you want and we will charge you a fixed monthly fee, with no hidden costs or unpleasant surprises.

At ATA, our mission is to make your life easier, which is why we tailor all of our service plans so you can decide how involved you want to be. Of course, the more involved you are, the more you’ll understand your business, but if you want to stay out of it as much as possible and just focus on the work, you have that option too.

Irritated at constantly having to send in timesheets and expenses in the most complicated way possible? There is a reason they call it snail mail, after all.ATA provides you with access to your entire account so you can see everything at a glance thanks to our unique online portal. You can even upload timesheets and expenses any time you want, no hassle involved.
Furthermore, we provide you with all the support you need as you will have direct access to a personal accountant who can help you with those daily issues that always seem to take up so much time. You’ll also have the full support of our qualified tax team, and you’ll find that tax season suddenly becomes a lot more palatable with their assistance.If you want all your paperwork to become a thing of the past, you’ve come to the right place because we’ll take care of it all, including dealing with HMRC and Companies House, VAT returns, your annual financial statement, corporation tax, payroll and more.
Well, you probably are. Once you sign on with ATA, we will advise you on becoming as tax efficient as possible and show you how to fully capitalize on any tax breaks you might be entitled to. We’ve had plenty of contractors whose retention rates have skyrocketed, and you could get there too.
You’ll have direct access to your personal accountant who will work with you to make sure you pay as little as legally possible in taxes, which will maximise your income.We will conduct an initial tax planning review, to help you decide on the best way to operate your new company so you get the most out of it.
No need to worry about the dreaded IR35 legislation with ATA because we include a review of your contract in our service package. Thus, we will give our expert opinion on your IR35 status to ensure you stay on track and avoid paying out hefty sums in National Insurance contributions and underpaid taxes.
ATA offers a complimentary personal tax service, so we’ll help you prepare your basic personal self-assessment tax return.
ATA will help you set up your limited company. We’ll advise on the structure, handle the incorporation, provide assistance and guidance on opening a business bank account and deal with all HMRC registrations.
Access Tax and Accounting will take care of all the formalities and paperwork involved in setting up a limited company. You won’t have to deal with the hassle. Just spend a few minutes giving us the information we need and we can have your company incorporated within 24 hours.