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5 reasons for doctors not to panic about investments

In recent weeks, the news has reported significant volatility in world stock markets. Mid-March saw both the FTSE 100 and Dow Jones experience their biggest one-day fall since 1987 before the Dow Jones then experienced its biggest weekly rise in more than 45 years. During periods of turmoil, it’s natural that you may be worried […]

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Cremation Form Taxation for doctors

The Taxation of Cremation Form Income by Dr Ed Cantelo GP, Chartered Accountant and Tax adviser. Medics’ Money co-founder. Received a few cheques from completing cremation forms (ash cash) and not sure what to do regarding tax? Wondering if you need to tell HM Revenue and Customs (“HMRC”) or how? In this blog Ed tells […]

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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. We built […]

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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 it’s 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 mortgage […]

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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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Starting out as a GP Locum including how to pension work, paying tax, claiming expenses and finding work

Starting out as a Locum GP can be daunting. Medics’ Money asked specialist medical accountant Sam Taylor and Pete Farrier from Morris Crocker to give us a guide to working as a locum GP. Including registering as self employed, paying tax how to pension work, should I work as limited company, IR35 and how to […]

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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 to outline 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 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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