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Full disclaimer - I am not an accountant. It sounds like this is almost certainly your former employer's fault rather than HMRC. You're clearly still on the payroll system (which HMRC will have a record of), the P45 issued in July clearly isn't valid for a job you left in November (you can't issue a P45 6 months in advance, that's ludicrous) and thus it's ...


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They are, mainly stemming from their legal department. Despite all the caveats that one may sign legal departments find two main reasons to discourage C2C. The first is the Microsoft lawsuits of the early 2000's. Contractors were doing the same work as full time employees, but the FTEs received stock options and got wealthy. The contractors formed a ...


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In Canada, if you take on a developer as a contractor it must not just be "a different way to get paid." The developers must be managed differently and often provide their own equipment etc, otherwise they can be deemed to be employees. That deeming will cost the employer a fortune - they owe both their share and the employee's share of those taxes etc. ...


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It's certainly possible that the company wouldn't be able to exchange the gift for something else. It's possible that they already purchased the prize and can't realistically get a refund. It is also possible, particularly if the company does a lot of business travel, that the company's travel vendor gave them the prize and they chose to use it as a prize ...


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The key here is 'visiting', every state has its own requirements but generally speaking, the requirements are based on residency within the state. If you are indeed visiting for a few weeks I honestly don't think that it will be an issue for you, but to be safe you should check the requirements for the state where your parents live. Obviously, if you take up ...


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I think it is a simple matter to talk to your boss, there is no need to overthink it. Schedule a discussion with your boss (face to face). During the discussion explain your boss what you already told us here, in simple words - like you did here. Example: Hello boss, the HR department told me to talk you about this. My problem is that this year my income ...


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UPDATE: I contacted a tax accountant. He said the new employer will NOT have to pay the FICA match in this situation. I have no idea if he is right or not yet.


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