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Tax Rates and Allowances 2021/22

Tax Rates and Allowances 2021/22

Introduction We have summarised the key rates and allowances which are fundamental to our business and personal lives. We are sure that you will find them a useful point of reference and have set out below a few examples of how they can be used. Personal tax rates As...

Budget 2021

Budget 2021

Budget 2021 The Chancellor Rishi Sunak presented his second Budget on Wednesday 3 March 2021. In his speech, he stated his Budget 'meets the moment with a three-part plan to protect the jobs and livelihoods of the British people'. Main Budget proposals Tax measures...

Changes to the off-payroll working rules from April 2021

Changes to the off-payroll working rules from April 2021

If your business utilises subcontractors who provide personal services through limited companies or other intermediaries, then you may have to make substantial changes to comply with new rules which take effect from April 2021. It is vital that you act now to ensure...

Chancellor Announces Job Support Scheme

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a new Job Support Scheme to top up the wages of workers on reduced hours along with other emergency measures to assist businesses. We have provided a summary of the announcements.   Job Support Scheme The new Job Support...

Government Announces Changes to Job Retention Scheme

Government Announces Changes to Job Retention Scheme

Government Announces Changes to Job retention Scheme At a recent briefing, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak outlined how employers will shortly have to start sharing the cost of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. Workers can return to work from the start of July on a...

Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme

Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme

Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme If you are an employer, you may be entitled to use the Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme. The government is set to launch this online scheme on 26 May 2020. This scheme is aimed at small and medium-sized...

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme Applications are open

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme Applications are open

Who can Claim? If you are a member of a partnership or self-employed and: you traded in the tax year 2018 to 2019 and submitted your Self Assessment tax return on or before 23 April 2020 for that year. you traded in the tax year 2019 to 2020. you intend to continue to...

New guidance on the Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme

New guidance on the Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme

New guidance on the Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme   The Chancellor announced a new coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme in the Budget 2020.  HMRC have now published new online guidance about it which includes information about who can use the scheme...

Self-employment Income Support Scheme

Self-employment Income Support Scheme

On 26 March the Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced his plans to support the self-employed during the COVID-19 pandemic. In some ways it is very similar to the previously announced Job Retention Scheme. The Self-Employment Income Support Scheme allows self-employed...