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06 Jan 2021
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a new £4.6 billion package of grants to support businesses through the latest national lockdown.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has extended the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) until the end of April 2021.
HMRC has issued some guidance to taxpayers that deferred their VAT payments between 20 March and 30 June 2020 and still have payments to make.
HMRC and the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) have launched a new joint enforcement notice to cut out misleading marketing by promoters of tax avoidance schemes.
The deadline for submitting your 2019/20 self assessment return is 31 January 2021.
The Institute of Directors (IoD) has warned the government that a rise in CGT would affect Britain's entrepreneurial spirit.
Action Fraud has warned the public to remain vigilant when making festive charitable donations as the number of scams rises.
HMRC is advising the self employed that the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) has been extended.
05 Dec 2020
It is time to prepare for the end of the Brexit transitional period.
HMRC has confirmed that they will accept a virtual Christmas party as an event which is capable of falling within the tax exemption rules for annual functions.
Some employers may wish to give a small gift to their employees. As long as the employer meets the relevant conditions, no tax charge will arise on the employee.
Increased minimum wage rates have been announced to take effect from 1 April 2021.
New company car advisory fuel rates have been published and took effect from 1 December 2020.
HMRC is warning self assessment taxpayers to be alert to the danger of scammers posing as the tax authority in the lead up to the tax return deadline.
In a new consultation HMRC has confirmed that Making Tax Digital for corporation tax will not be implemented until 2026 'at the earliest'.
The Treasury has confirmed that the £1 million cap on the Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) is to be extended for an additional year as the government continues to look at ways to stimulate the economy.
05 Nov 2020
On 5 November, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced that as part of the new national lockdown the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has been extended until the end of March 2021.
The government has increased the support available to self-employed workers and extended its emergency business loan schemes.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced approved additional funding for cash grants to support businesses required to close in England due to the lockdown.
Self assessment taxpayers are now able to benefit from enhanced payment plans and can apply online for additional support to help spread their tax bill into monthly payments.
HMRC has received more than 54,800 claims from taxpayers using a new online portal which allows workers to claim tax relief for working at home.
From 1 January 2021, the UK will operate a full external border with the EU, which will entail major changes for imports and exports to and from the trading bloc.
The Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) has issued a last call for businesses looking to make use of the increased Annual Investment Allowance (AIA).
HMRC has published the latest issue of the Employer Bulletin.
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