Part I. Articles of Confederation (1781-1789) The first plan of government of the United States; adopted by the Continental Congress in 1777, and ratified by the last of the 13 states in 1781. Provided for loose congressional government of the nation; real power was left to the individual states. It was a "league of friendship," and not a true union of the several states. Federal power resided in Congress; there was no national executive, and no judiciary.
The biggest contractor tax hassle that UK contractors face is the annual self assessment tax return. This is a major hassle as you are required to keep a record of all expenses associated with your work and all your earnings and work out how to put them in the HMRC form. http://onlinetaxinformation.com/
In the spirit of funding our various forms of government - who exist to enforce overly burdensome regulations which strangle growing businesses while protecting the inefficiencies and worst practices of big companies who export jobs to other countries at an alarming rate while avoiding tax obligations in this country - it’s time for a promotion to celebrate paying taxes and more importantly celebrating the government returning some of what you paid (without interest).