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Economy rebuild measures announced

The government today announced what they refer to as their next step in rebuilding the economy. Their focus is very much around preventing unemployment whilst gradually stopping the furlough scheme, boosting the hospitality sector and kick starting the housing market. The measures announced are: Furlough bonus £1,000 bonus for keeping [...]

2020-07-08T16:10:53+01:008 July 2020|

Coronavirus business support measures explained

This guide covers all of the business support measures announced by Rishi Sunak in March and is being updated as and when new initiatives are launched or changes are made to existing ones. Please bookmark this page to keep up to date. Last updated 17th June 2020: Changes to the [...]

2020-09-24T14:56:11+01:0023 March 2020|Tags: |

Dealing with COVID-19 disruption

Dealing with COVID-19 disruption Covid-19 – support for businesses The government have announced in the past 24 hours measures to ease disruption to businesses around the country. The package of temporary measures announced are: A new Bank of England lending facility that extends the business interruption scheme mentioned in the [...]

2020-03-18T13:25:36+00:0018 March 2020|

Sunak delivers Budget to meet ‘challenging times’

Sunak delivers Budget to meet ‘challenging times’ Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered his first Budget, and the first since the UK’s departure from the European Union, against the backdrop of the coronavirus outbreak. The Chancellor announced a £30 billion stimulus package to support the economy through coronavirus contagion and pledged to [...]

2020-03-12T16:18:25+00:0012 March 2020|Tags: , |

2020 Budget delivered against the backdrop of coronavirus

There was much eagerness amongst business owners to see the outcome of the first Rishi Sunak budget and how it would impact both their businesses and the finances of themselves and their families.  For the last few months, rumours have been circulating the internet including radical changes to Entrepreneurs Relief, [...]

2020-03-11T19:11:05+00:0011 March 2020|

Upcoming changes to principle private residence relief and lettings relief.

From April 2020, the government will be changing two reliefs that provide relief on rental property (lettings relief) and on gains made in the final period of ownership (principle private residency relief) of your main residence. Lettings relief This useful relief can be claimed by individuals who have let out [...]

2019-11-29T15:50:29+00:0029 November 2019|Tags: , , , |

What to do if you receive a letter from HMRC’s worldwide disclosure facility

On occasion HMRC send out letters to individuals who they believe have received income, gains or assets from overseas. These letters are not blindly sent out, rather HMRC rely on information garnered from the Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI). These are agreements made between certain countries’ revenue raising authorities. Another [...]

2020-09-22T10:31:18+01:0029 October 2019|Tags: , |

HMRC phishing scams: how to protect yourself from fraudsters

The internet age has given us many things – mostly good – but as with all things it has its dark side and has created some opportunities for the more unscrupulous amongst us. I am sure many of us have examples of receiving phishing emails and dodgy calls from scammers [...]

2020-09-22T10:32:36+01:0024 October 2019|

Claiming interest on buy-to-let mortgages 2019: changes you should know

Anyone who has rental property or works in tax will know about the relatively recent changes HMRC have made to how landlords are allowed to claim the interest on their mortgages. See below: % of Mortgage Interest can be deducted from profits % available as a basic rate deduction Prior [...]

2019-10-16T10:00:33+01:0016 October 2019|

HMRC win legal battle against Hargreaves Lansdown over Hargreaves’ Loyalty Bonus

You may have seen in the news recently that Hargreaves Lansdown has lost in the Upper Tribunal an appeal made by HMRC against an earlier decision in Hargreaves’ favour. If you invest via Hargreaves the below will give you a bit of background to the case and how the outcome [...]

2019-08-13T15:09:16+01:0013 August 2019|
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