To be able to trade as a contractor through your limited company you need to ensure you are trading outside IR35 legislation.
Basically IR35 seeks to tax people who are effectively working as employees for their client through the disguise of their own limited company.HMRC uses 12 questions to determine whether you are trading inside or outside IR35. Depending on the outcome of these questions will determine if you are at high risk to be trading in IR35.
The questions cover topics such as; have you previously been an employee of the contractor, can you send a substitute, do you use your own equipment, do you have business premises and PII and do you employ anyone. Stewart Accounting Services, that offers accountancy and tax services in Alloa can assist you with the following: