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Tag: GP Locum

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 tax problem – do I need an accountant or IFA?

Do I need an accountant or IFA to deal with NHS pension problems?  It’s the time of year when those little letters from NHS pensions are landing on doctors’ doormats. If you receive a letter, it probably says you exceeded the pensions annual allowance in the 2018/19 tax year, and it’s an indication that you […]

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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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Tax returns and self assessment for doctors. What financial records should you keep? How do you pay your tax bill?

We asked David Elliot, Tax Director from specialist medical accountants BW Medical Ltd to tell us what financial records to keep and how to pay any tax bills. What records do I need to keep for my Tax return? It is vital to keep records in the event that HMRC may open an enquiry into your […]

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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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Financial advisers for doctors

When it comes to setting yourself up for a healthy financial future, working with a financial adviser might be your best bet. Most doctors and other medical professionals are too busy being experts on medicine to take on financial planning on their own, so why not partner with financial specialists who know and understand the […]

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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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Is property still a good investment for doctors?

Is property still a good investment for doctors? What alternatives are there? Medics’ Money sat down with Darren from Dental and Medical to find out. You can contact Darren for a no obligation consultation via Medics’ Money here or you can find you nearest Medics’ Money recommended IFA here A solid investment plan is the foundation […]

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Socially responsible investment advice for doctors

Socially responsible investment advice for doctors. What is it? Can you make money and be socially responsible? This month Medics’ Money chats with specialist medical IFA Guy Roper FPFS, Chartered Financial Planner from Sunrise Independent Financial Advisers Limited. You can contact Guy for a free no obligation consultation via Medics’ Money here. So Guy, tell us what is […]

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