Voluntary and compulsory strike off processes paused in response to national lockdown

Companies House will pause both the voluntary and compulsory strike off processes for one month to support businesses affected by Covid-19, it has been announced.Continue reading

CJRS: Annually paid directors may now be eligible for furlough claims

Small company directors that were not able to claim under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) because they paid themselves an annual salary in March 2020 may now be eligible to claim under the scheme.Continue reading

EU exports halt as UK firms encounter extra charges

Due to the new trade rules that came into effect on 1 January 2021, many UK businesses, who export to the EU, have been hit by extra charges, taxes and paperwork. Some have stopped exports to the EU as a result. Continue reading

Further financial support to help fishing businesses with new exporting requirements

New financial support will help fishing businesses export their products across the world, it has been announced.Continue reading

What to do if you’re rejected for Time to Pay

An estimated 25,000 taxpayers have registered to spread out tax payments this year using the Time to Pay service, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) recently revealed.Continue reading

Late payments: Large businesses to pay small firms within 30 days under Prompt Payment Code

The Government has confirmed that large businesses that have signed up to the Prompt Payment Code (PPC) must pay small businesses within 30 days.Continue reading

IR35: Businesses are still not prepared for off-payroll working rules

According to a recent study, many UK firms are not adequately prepared for the off-payroll tax rule changes for the private sector to start in April 2021.

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UK economy shrinks less than first feared after second national lockdown, economists reveal

The UK economy shrunk less than first feared during the second national lockdown, a major report has revealed.Continue reading

Self Assessment: thousands spread tax liabilities in response to coronavirus disruption

Thousands of self-employed workers have taken advantage of the Government’s extended Time to Pay scheme ahead of the 31 January Self Assessment deadline, a new report has revealed.Continue reading

Self-Assessment: HMRC set to waive fines for late returns due to COVID-19

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is set to waive fines for taxpayers who file their tax returns late, providing that they can prove that the delay was because of COVID-19.Continue reading

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