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Key dates for Coronavirus support schemes

Key dates for Coronavirus support schemes

Jun 29, 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 the VAT ...

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Guidance published on repaying

Guidance published on repaying Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme overpayments

Jun 29, 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 claims, ...

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Coronavirus grants to businesses

Coronavirus grants to businesses, employers and individuals are taxable

Jun 29, 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 Retention ...

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Car

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

Jun 29, 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. Leasing a vehicle in any shape or form can save you money and improve cash flow by ...

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Employers given 30 days to confess to furlough fraud

Employers given 30 days to confess to furlough fraud

Jun 25, 2020

  Employers will be given 30 days to ‘confess’ to furlough abuses, with legislation being fast-tracked to allow HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) to reclaim any furlough grant that is overpaid to employers, or that is not spent on wages as ...

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HM Revenue & Customs clarifies repayments of Corporation Tax and anticipated losses

HM Revenue & Customs clarifies repayments of Corporation Tax and anticipated losses

Jun 25, 2020

  With businesses across many sectors having been hit hard by the Coronavirus crisis, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has now said it will, in exceptional circumstances, consider claims for Corporation Tax repayments for prior periods based on anticipated losses, even ...

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Remember to reinstate your VAT direct debit in time for your next payment

Remember to reinstate your VAT direct debit in time for your next payment

Jun 25, 2020

  If you are using the option to defer VAT payments due between 20 March 2020 and 30 June 2020 and you have cancelled your direct debit, you should now ensure that you reinstate your direct debit in enough time for ...

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Government publishes new ‘Covid Secure’ guidance

Government publishes new ‘Covid Secure’ guidance

Jun 25, 2020

  The Government has published new ‘Covid Secure’ guidance following the announcement that businesses in England including pubs, bars, restaurants, hair salons, barbers, hotels and bed and breakfasts may reopen from 4 July 2020. The latest documents, prepared by the Department for ...

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Stamp duty

Stamp duty: Government relaxing three-year rule for reclaiming surcharge for exceptional circumstances in relation to COVID-19

Jun 15, 2020

The Government is relaxing the three-year rule for reclaiming the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) surcharge for exceptional circumstances where a property could not be sold during the three-year time limit because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Under the ...

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Employees returning from parental leave

Employees returning from parental leave continue to be eligible for furlough scheme

Jun 15, 2020

  Employees returning from statutory maternity and paternity leave in the next few months will remain eligible for furlough through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). Since 10 June, it has no longer been possible to furlough an employee for the first ...

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