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Do you qualify for the fourth SEISS grant?


To qualify for the Self-Employed Support Scheme HMRC expects you to make an honest assessment about whether you reasonably believe your business will ... Read More >>
Tax claims if working from home


Many employed persons will have spent a large chunk of the current tax year, 2020-21, working from home due to COVID restrictions. HMRC will accept a ... Read More >>
UK Pensions Bill receives Royal Assent


The UK Pensions Act will bolster protections for savers and further the government’s green agenda by supporting progress towards net zero. New power... Read More >>
Prospects for 2021


The short-term outlook for UK businesses operating in sectors badly affected by the present COVID lock-down directives is not good. Many cannot trade,... Read More >>
New UK subsidies to replace EU State Aid


The following announcement provides encouragement that a replacement for the EU State Aid process is in development. Details from a recent Government ... Read More >>
Current tax year will still end 5 April 2021


It is doubtful that HMRC will change the tax year end date. The current tax year will therefore come to an end on 5 April 2021. Which means that tax-p... Read More >>
Tax office moves the penalty spot


During the last week of January, HMRC finally accepted that many tax-payers would not make the filing deadline – 31 January 2021 – for their 2019-... Read More >>
Tax Diary February/March 2021


1 February 2021 – Due date for Corporation Tax payable for the year ended 30 April 2020. 19 February 2021 – PAYE and NIC deductions due fo... Read More >>
Did you defer VAT payments last year?


If you took advantage of the offer to defer VAT payments falling due between 20 March 2020 and 30 June 2020 – to help out with the impact of COVID d... Read More >>
Repay private petrol and save tax


At first sight, company cars drivers whose private fuel costs are met by their employers may seem to be onto a good thing, but there is a nasty tax hi... Read More >>

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