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Accountants for doctors – how do I find a good medical accountant?

Accountants for doctors – how do I find a good medical accountant? by Dr Ed Cantelo GP Trainee, Chartered Accountant Chartered Tax Advisor   As a Doctor, Chartered Accountant and Chartered tax advisor, I often see colleagues who are paying too much tax as a result of making mistakes themselves or using  non-specialist accountants. Engaging […]

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Mortgages for doctors – 8 tips including for locum doctors, self employed doctors, GP and other medical professionals.

Mortgages for doctors. Sometimes its tricky to get a mortgage for doctors, especially if you are a locum doctor or self employed doctor. What can you do to improve your credit score and clean up your outgoings? How many years accounts do you need? How much deposit do you need? We asked specialist medical Independent Financial […]

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NHS pension tax charges. Are you affected by annual allowance, tapered annual allowance and how to calculate your threshold and adjusted income?

In the March 2020 budget, the government announced the threshold income was rising to £200,000 and adjusted income to £240,000 along with some other changes. We will update this article very soon. Much of it remains relevant, taking into account the new limits. To be notified of the updated article join Medics’ Money here https://www.medicsmoney.co.uk/join-medics-money/ […]

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Independant financial advisers ( IFA ) for doctors

Independent financial advisers for doctors (IFA) – how do I find a good IFA? Choosing an Independent Financial Adviser that specialises in advising NHS  doctors and surgeons on NHS pension, life insurance and protection for doctors and investment advice for doctors and surgeons can be difficult. Medics’ Money was built by doctors to help doctors […]

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Should I opt out and leave the NHS pension scheme ?

Here at Medics’ Money, we are aware of colleagues that opt out and leave the NHS pension scheme, often without being fully informed of the risks and benefits of doing so. Medics’ Money is run by doctors for doctors and we asked, Paul Gilman from specialist Independent Financial Advisers Legal and Medical outlines some things […]

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Limited company for GP Locum doctors and Consultants.

Self-employment V’s Limited Company for doctors Many doctors forums are abuzz with ways to save tax and here at Medics’ Money one of the common questions we get asked from self-employed Consultants GPs and Locums is “Should I start a limited company to pay less tax” Our advice? Everyones situation is different and you should […]

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NHS pension alternative options – ISA, VCT and childrens pensions

With the seemingly ever-reducing lifetime and annual pension allowances, there has never been a more important time for doctors to look at alternative ways to save for retirement outside of the NHS Pension Scheme. Many of us are looking down the barrel of our ‘normal retirement age’ being 67. A chilling thought. One that drops […]

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NHS Pension statement and annual allowance tax charge

The Annual Allowance Maze  You will have read numerous articles about the challenges posed by the Annual Allowance and specifically the introduction in the 2016/17 tax-year of tapering of this allowance.  As a reminder, the allowance can fall as low as £10,000 for Consultants and GPs with Threshold Income over £110,000 – this income includes […]

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Is your doctors tax code correct?

Is your doctors tax code correct? by Dr Ed Cantelo GP Trainee, Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor   Understanding your tax code. Your tax code is calculated by HM Revenue and Customs or “HMRC” and is used by your trust’s payroll to determine how much income tax you should pay. In the first part […]

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Mortgages for doctors – benefits of a broker

Real Benefits of Working with a Specialist Medical Mortgage Broker The mortgage market is extremely competitive. It can be hard to unravel mortgage jargon to understand exactly what certain offers mean. There are a great deal of different providers and an extensive range of products and rates available. General advice given to property buyers is […]

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