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Self Assessment: thousands spread tax liabilities in response to coronavirus disruption

14 Jan 2021

Thousands of self-employed workers have taken advantage of the Government’s extended Time to Pay scheme ahead of the 31 January Self Assessment deadline, a new report has revealed.


CJRS: Main changes to the extended scheme

12 Jan 2021

Towards the end of 2020, the Chancellor announced the furlough scheme’s extension until 30 April 2021, which will continue to contribute 80 per cent towards employees’ wages. 


Employers: call for furlough scheme to be introduced to working parents while schools are closed

4 Jan 2021

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) states that working parents with children, who struggle to balance their work-life and childcare, should be put on the furlough scheme whilst the schools are closed.


COVID-19: enhanced payment plans for Self-Assessment individuals

21 Dec 2020

To help reduce any financial stresses as a result of the pandemic, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has amended the instalment arrangements for paying tax liabilities for Self-Assessment taxpayers – increasing the threshold from £10,000 to £30,000.


Coronavirus furlough and loan schemes further extended

18 Dec 2020

As businesses prepare to enter a new year, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak has confirmed a further extension to the Government-backed loans and Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). In a move that the Chancellor said would provide “certainty for millions of


Government has instructed fraudulent coronavirus loan applications to be reported

14 Dec 2020

To get ahead of the anticipated rise in company collapses next year, the Insolvency Service has instructed insolvency practitioners to report all fraudulent coronavirus loan applications to them. 


HMRC may waive penalties on late corporation tax returns caused by Covid-19 disruption, ICAEW reveals

4 Dec 2020

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) may waive penalties for businesses who file late corporation tax returns as a result of Covid-19 disruption, it has been revealed.


HMRC updates Statutory Residence Test due to COVID-19

4 Dec 2020

New guidance has been issued by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) which alters how the Statutory Residence Test (SRT) for tax will operate as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest COVID-19 guidance is likely to affect taxpayers’ ability


Scottish COVID-19 Tiered System

27 Nov 2020

Scotland operates a system of tiered local restrictions that the public and businesses must abide by. To help you understand how this may affect you and your business, we have produced a helpful table below:   Level 0 Level 1


Self-employed profits must be “significantly reduced” to claim third SEISS grant, says HMRC

26 Nov 2020

Self-employed workers’ profits must be “significantly reduced” in order to claim the third instalment of the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS), it has been revealed.