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January 22, 2021

Should I reduce my payments on account?

The deadline for filing your 2019/20 tax return is fast approaching, as is the due date for the first payment on account for 2020/21...
January 15, 2021

Reclaiming SSP for periods of self-isolation

The Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme allows smaller employers to reclaim some or all of the Statutory Sick Pay (SSP)...
January 6, 2021

What tax do I need to pay by 31 January 2021?

The self-assessment tax return for 2019/20 must be filed by midnight on 31 January 2021. If you miss this deadline, you will...
December 15, 2020

Utilise the trivial benefits exemption to provide tax-free Xmas gifts

The Covid-19 pandemic has placed the office Christmas party firmly off the menu this...
December 8, 2020

Have you got your EORI number?

From 1 January 2021, you will need an Economic Operators Registration and Identification (EORI) number to move....
December 1, 2020

More time to pay back deferred VAT and tax

At the start of the pandemic, VAT registered businesses were given the option of deferring payment of any VAT that fell....
November 25, 2020

SEISS Extended Again

The Self Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) provided help the self-employed whose businesses were adversely affected by Coronavirus...
November 2, 2020

Job Support Scheme

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement that England will enter a national lockdown from 5 November 2020 to 2 December 2020, the Coronavirus Job...
November 10, 2020

Pension Tax Allowances

Pension savings can be tax efficient as contributions to registered pension schemes, attracting tax relief up to certain limits. Tax relief is available on private pension...
July 8, 2020

Summer 2020 Budget

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has announced a number of measures in his Summer Statement in a bid to help the UK economy recover from the worst effects of Coronavirus...
April 6, 2020

Tax 2020 - 21

The new tax year started on 6 April. Here are the self-employed tax changes you'll need to know about for 2020-21, including new self-employed tax rates and thresholds....
April 01, 2019

Self Employed Tax Changes for 2019/20 (April 2019)

Personal allowance and higher rate increases for the UK - Your Personal Allowance increases from £11850 to £12500. The personal allowance is the amount that you can earn before paying tax...
August 05, 2019

April 2020 private sector IR35 changes

The IR35 ‘off-payroll’ rules will be extended to the private sector from April 2020 onwards, directly affecting a large number of contractors. What exactly does this mean, and what can contractors...