LORRAINE Kelly has boosted the worth of her enterprise empire to greater than £3.8 million.
The Scots telly queen’s agency made a revenue of greater than £400,000 final 12 months.
Newly printed annual firm accounts present that the 61-year-old ITV presenter’s firm had property of a complete £4,006,630.
This included £2,725,108 held in a checking account, an funding portfolio value almost £235,000 and almost £1 million owed by debtors.
After paying off collectors, this left Albatel with a web value of £3,842,112.
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This is £60,812 up from the earlier 12 months.
The worth of the ITV presenter’s firm has shot up by greater than £1 million during the last 4 years.
Back in 2019, Lorraine overturned a £1.2 million tax invoice after a court docket guidelines that she was self-employed whereas working for ITV.
HMRC presenter her with the invoice in 2016 for her work on the channel after claiming that she was successfully employed by the broadcaster regardless of having been paid although Albatel.
Thereby avoiding revenue tax and nationwide insurance coverage contributions beneath the PAYE system.
Ruling on the first-tier tax tribunal, Judge Jennifer Dean mentioned that Lorraine had created her personal “persona” and “model” throughout a contract profession since 1992.
Lorraine informed Judge Dean she was “baffled” by HMRC’s declare tax and nationwide insurance coverage ought to have been deducted from her revenue beneath the PAYE system.
Describing herself as a “theatrical artist”, she informed the tax tribunal that she “acted day by day as a model of herself”.
The dispute revealed ITV made funds totalling greater than £3.1 million to Lorraine’s firm between 2012 and 2015.
Lorraine arrange the agency along with her husband in 1992 shortly after they have been married.
The annual accounts cowl the interval as much as December 31, 2020.
They present that the corporate paid greater than £82,000 in company tax final 12 months.
As nicely as her TV work, Lorraine, who presents her self-titled morning chat present on ITV, has printed books on weight-reduction plan and health and makes private appearances.
The former journalist bought her residence in Broughty Ferry, Dundee, in 2018 and moved to the south of England along with her husband to be nearer work.
Lorraine joined TV-am as Scotland correspondent in 1984 protecting enormous tales like Lockerbie and Piper Alpha.
She turned a important presenter on GMTV earlier than touchdown her personal present.
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