Month: March 2020

HMRC: Self Assessment payment on account deferral scheme open to ALL taxpayers

27 Mar 2020

The Self Assessment payment on account deferral scheme will apply to all taxpayers, not just the self-employed, it has been revealed.

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Applying for a Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS)

25 Mar 2020

Small to medium-sized businesses in the UK are now able to apply for finance via the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) to help them deal with the operating costs of their business and to assist with maintaining cashflow.

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Businesses urged to apply for Companies House filing extension before deadline

25 Mar 2020

Businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic are being urged to request a Companies House filing extension before the deadline.

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Accessing the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

25 Mar 2020

With substantial restrictions for everyone on the circumstances in which we can leave our homes, and many businesses being forced to close, the Chancellor has announced a scheme to reimburse up to 80 per cent of the cost of the

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Deferring VAT – HMRC confirms businesses should cancel VAT direct debits

25 Mar 2020

Following the Government’s announcement that businesses will be able to defer VAT payments for the period from April – June, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has now confirmed that businesses should cancel direct debits for VAT if they want to

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Enterprise Finance Guarantee scheme – eligibility restrictions for small businesses

23 Mar 2020

The Enterprise Finance Guarantee (EFG) supports small businesses by providing finance to smaller businesses that cannot obtain finance from their lender because of insufficient security. The British Business Bank has now announced that a number of eligibility restrictions are in

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COVID-19: Summary of the Chancellor’s announcement on 20th March 2020

23 Mar 2020

A number of  business support measures were announced by the Chancellor.   However, whilst we await clarity on how exactly these grants and schemes are accessed, business owners can make some decisions on how to protect their businesses and support employees.

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We’re here to help – what to do if you can’t pay your tax bill

20 Mar 2020

Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has announced that as part of a package of measures to address the economic impact of coronavirus HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) will provide Time to Pay arrangements to businesses and self-employed individuals in financial distress and

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Coronavirus: Government announces IR35 delay

18 Mar 2020

The Government has announced that the IR35 tax reforms which were due to be implemented in April 2020 have been delayed for a year due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.

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Essential business preparations for COVID-19

18 Mar 2020

The UK is seeing an unprecedented amount of disruption due to the current coronavirus outbreak and in response the Chancellor has announced a number of measures to help businesses deal with this crisis. Understandably, business owners will be concerned during

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