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CGT reforms are in the Government’s crosshairs – is now the time for MVLs?

During the past few months, there has been plenty of speculation about what the Chancellor will include in his Budget on 3 March 2021.

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HMRC’s customer service levels deteriorate with call wait times increasing 31% in month

HMRC must prepare for busiest month with self-assessment deadline looming 

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Coronavirus VAT Deferral Scheme Extended Until March 2022

HMRC have announced that businesses who deferred VAT payments between between 20 March and 30 June 2020 and still have payments to make can opt in to the new VAT deferral payment scheme when…

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New lockdown grants to support businesses

The Chancellor has announced that businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors will be eligible to receive a one-off top up grant worth up to £9,000 per property.

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VAT Reverse charge for construction industry

With the VAT reverse charge for the construction industry having been twice delayed because of Brexit and Covid, many of you will have learnt and forgotten these new rules twice over already.

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Furlough and Loan Schemes Extended Post March 2021

The Chancellor has today announced an extension of the support measures available to businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic and local lockdowns. 

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National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage to rise in 2021

In response to the Low Pay Commission’s recommendations, the government has confirmed that the National Living Wage (NLW) and the National Minimum Wage (NMW) are both set to increase…

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The Academies Accounts Return 2019/20 is live

The Academies Accounts Return 2019/20 (AAR) is now live for Academies to upload and submit their 2019/20 financial results.

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£1000 Christmas grant for 'wet-led' pubs

The Prime Minister has announced an additional £1,000 Christmas grant available to pubs who are ‘wet-led’ (predominantly serve alcohol rather than food) which are in tier 2…

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HMRC Confirms Virtual Christmas Parties Can Be Tax Exempt

HMRC has confirmed that the annual parties exemption now also applies to the costs associated with virtual parties and festivities in the same way that it would for traditionally held parties.

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AIA to remain at £1 million to stimulate investment

HM Treasury has announced that the £1 million tax break to support business confidence is to be extended. 

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Changes to support measures for businesses impacted by COVID-19

With the second lockdown now in place across England, and many businesses required to close, the government has announced changes to the support measures available including the Job Retention…