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Guidance on hospitality and tourism VAT cut published

10 Jul 2020

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has published guidance on temporary cuts to the rate of VAT from 20 per cent to five per cent from Wednesday 15 July 2020 to 12 January 2021 for certain goods and services in the

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Summer Statement

8 Jul 2020

When the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, delivered his Spring Budget on 11 March to the packed benches of the House of Commons, the hope was that the economic impact of the Coronavirus outbreak would be ‘V-shaped’, with an immediate bounce back

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COVID-19: Government set to introduce Stamp Duty holiday

7 Jul 2020

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, is set to announce the introduction of a Stamp Duty holiday in his summer statement on Wednesday 8 July 2020.

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Don’t forget to make an SEISS claim by 13 July!

6 Jul 2020

Individuals eligible for the first Self-Employment Income Support (SEISS) grant must submit their claim by 13 July 2020. The first round of SEISS funding allows self-employed individuals, who have been adversely affected by COVID-19 on or before 13 July 2020,

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HMRC offers clarity on usual hours calculation for flexible furlough

3 Jul 2020

After some confusion regarding how flexible furlough should be calculated, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has offered new guidance to help employers work out usual working hours. In its initial guidance, HMRC said that to work out how much support

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Businesses expecting recovery to take around 18 months

2 Jul 2020

According to the latest research, UK businesses anticipate that it will take around 18 months to fully recover from the disruption of the Coronavirus pandemic and associated social distancing rules. The survey conducted by The Open University found that business

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Can I save money by leasing a car through my company?

29 Jun 2020

Is it cheaper to lease a car through a limited company? It’s a question we’re often asked, but the answer isn’t quite so straightforward.

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Coronavirus grants to businesses, employers and individuals are taxable

29 Jun 2020

We are reminding businesses, employers, employees and self-employed individuals that grants from the various Government schemes to provide support during the Coronavirus outbreak are taxable in the same way as other income. Payments made under schemes including the Coronavirus Job

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Guidance published on repaying Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme overpayments

29 Jun 2020

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has published new guidance detailing how employers can repay Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) grants if they have over-claimed and therefore received an overpayment. If an employer has received an overpayment and is making further

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Key dates for Coronavirus support schemes

29 Jun 2020

With numerous Government schemes open to businesses and individuals to help deal with the impact of the Coronavirus outbreak, there are dozens of key dates to be aware of in the coming months, including: 30 June 2020 End date of

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