COVID-19 business support

Whistleblowers make almost 2,000 allegations of furlough fraud

Whistleblowers make almost 2,000 allegations of furlough fraud

Posted in Covid-19 on June 15, 2020

Figures show that almost 2,000 allegations of furlough fraud have been made by whistleblowers against employers, with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) expected …

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Guidance on exceptional circumstances for higher rate SDLT refunds updated

Guidance on exceptional circumstances for higher rate SDLT refunds updated

Posted in Covid-19 on June 15, 2020

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) guidance that sets out the exceptional circumstances allowing homeowners to claim higher rate Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) …

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Trade Credit Insurance backed by £10 billion guarantee

Trade Credit Insurance backed by £10 billion guarantee

Posted in Covid-19 on June 15, 2020

The Government will provide up to £10 billion of guarantees to Trade Credit Insurance schemes for business-to-business transactions. The spending commitment, …

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VAT deferral refund available

VAT deferral refund available

Posted in Covid-19 on June 15, 2020

Taxpayers that wished to defer VAT payments, but did not cancel their Direct Debits in time can claim a refund, according to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). …

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Government delays VAT Reverse Charge

Government delays VAT Reverse Charge

Posted in Covid-19 on June 15, 2020

The Government has announced that the controversial VAT Reverse Charge rules for the construction sector will be delayed until 1 March 2021 due to the …

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Further clarification issued on eligibility for second round of Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

Further clarification issued on eligibility for second round of Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

Posted in Covid-19 on June 15, 2020

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has issued further details of eligibility for the second round of the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS), which …

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HM Revenue & Customs publishes detailed guidance on calculating furlough claims from July onwards

HM Revenue & Customs publishes detailed guidance on calculating furlough claims from July onwards

Posted in Covid-19 on June 15, 2020

HM Revenue & Customs has published detailed guidance on the operation of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) from 1 July 2020 onwards, including …

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Chancellor unveils changes to furlough scheme

Chancellor unveils changes to furlough scheme

Posted in Covid-19 on June 2, 2020

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has announced a series of changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) from July that will see furloughed employees …

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Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) extended

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) extended

Posted in Covid-19 on June 2, 2020

The Chancellor has confirmed the extension of the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS), with the announcement of a second and final grant to support …

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What happens if my employees have to self-isolate following contact tracing?

What happens if my employees have to self-isolate following contact tracing?

Posted in Covid-19 on May 28, 2020

Following the launch of the Government’s contact tracing system, employers should be prepared for the possibility of multiple employees being required …

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