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What is IT Contracting


The IT industry is high in demand and the need for IT contractors is soaring. Whether you are starting out in contracting for the first time or you have been self-employed for many years, it is important that all freelancers working in the sector have a specialist IT contractor accountant.  

Contracting has become extremely popular because it offers flexibility, a higher take home pay and the most tax efficient method possible. More and more employers are seeking temporary workers so if you are considering going solo, there is no better time than now. 

As contracts start pouring in and business grows, it is important that you stay on top of your tax paperwork and manage all the books properly. The demand for IT contractors will mean that soon enough you donít have the time or the resources to take care of your finances but that is where Nixon Williams can help. 

We are leading accountants that specialise in the IT sector so we can offer professional advice and guidance with regards to new laws that may or may not affect you such as the EU Reform of Data Protection Rules, which has not yet come into force. The role is significantly different to the traditional responsibilities that surround accountancy but we have accredited qualifications and professional acumen to fulfil your necessities. 

For just £95 + VAT a month, Nixon Williams offer a premium IT contractor accountancy service; so whilst you network and score big contracts we can ensure all the laborious and time consuming duties of tax accounting are under control. 

We have a number of guides that may be useful for you;


Not sure how much tax you should be paying or do you think you are paying too much? Overpaying tax over a number of years can be damaging to your finances as every penny counts. Get in touch with us today either via email or telephone. 

Nixon Williams has a wealth of experience in a wide range of sectors but for your IT related needs, look no further than the experts. 


Why Choose Nixon Williams?

At Nixon Williams our aim is to assist in making your contracting life easier by removing the stress normally associated with accounting, taxation and other financial issues experienced by contractors.

Each of our clients are provided with a single point of contact that will be on hand to assist with any accountancy or tax related queries.

We invest a large amount in people; indeed 98% of our accounting staff having either completed or are studying towards one of the following qualifications: ACMA, ACCA, CTA, ATT or AAT.

If you have any questions about contracting or would like any further advice please call our new business team on 01253 362062, email: or join us today by completing our online application form.