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Carrying Over Annual Leave

Carrying over annual leave

Rules on carrying over annual leave are to be relaxed to support key industries during COVID-19. Workers who have not taken all of their statutory annual leave entitlement due to COVID-19 will be able to carry it over into the next 2 years. The Government have amended the regulations on carrying annual leave. This will … Read more

Self Assessment Filing Extension

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HMRC have today announced a Self Assessment filing extension. Self Assessment customers will not receive a penalty for their late online tax return if they file by 28th February. More than 8.9 million customers have already filed their tax return. HMRC is encouraging anyone who has not yet filed their tax return to do so … Read more

Reasonable Excuse For Late Returns?

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HMRC will accept Covid-19 as a reasonable excuse for late filing of self assessments, as long as they explain how they were affected in their grounds for appeal and submit the return as soon as they can. Pandemic related personal or business disruption, whether to a taxpayer or their agent, might very well constitute a … Read more

VAT deferred due to coronavirus

VAT Deferral due to covid

How to pay VAT payments deferred between 20 March and 30 June 2020. If you deferred VAT between 20 March and 30 June 2020 and still have payments to make, you can: pay the deferred VAT in full on or before 31 March 2021 opt in to the VAT deferral new payment scheme when it … Read more

Self Employment Support Scheme

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With the Self Employment Income Support Scheme being extended to provide support until March 2021 HMRC have published the details for the third grant. The Changes The eligibility rules have changed, however a self assessment tax return for 2018-19 will need to have been submitted and will need to show income from self employment. The … Read more

November 2020 lockdown

Job Support Scheme

The help for the self employed and businesses affected by the November 2020 lockdown has been updated. Self Employment Income Support Extension The Self-Employment Income Support Scheme grant extension provides critical support to the self-employed in the form of 2 further grants, each available for 3 month periods covering November 2020 to January 2021 and … Read more

Job Retention Scheme Update

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It has been announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will be extended until March 2021. This is a 5 month extension to the original scheme which will support employers keep employees over the winter months. Workers across the United Kingdom will benefit from increased support with a five-month extension of the furlough scheme into … Read more

Job Retention Scheme Extended

5th SEISS Grant

In light of the increased restrictions introduced to curb the coronavirus pandemic, the UK government have announced the job retention scheme will be extended, this is one of the additional economic measures to support both employers and employees. Latest changes The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), which was due to end on 31‌ October, will now … Read more