Hot Topics

What's new in the world of tax and business? This section contains articles on some hot topics.

29 Jul 2021

Turnover tests and reasonable belief - applying for the fifth SEISS grant

The fifth instalment of the grant opened for applications in late July

22 Jun 2021

Staying safe from scams

It is vital that businesses and individuals are on guard against potential scams.

25 May 2021

Upskilling to level up

We consider some of the solutions being proposed.

26 Apr 2021

Making use of the super-deduction

Reviewing the new tax break for companies.

23 Mar 2021

Creating green growth

Reviewing the push towards a greener economy.

10 Mar 2021

How does the 2021 Budget benefit you?

A review of measures announced.

23 Feb 2021

What will the Budget bring?

Considering the issues that may be covered in the upcoming 2021 Budget.

26 Jan 2021

Making the most of R&D

Considering how SMEs can maximise any R&D tax relief available to them.

15 Dec 2020

Trading changes following Brexit

Outlining the changes that took effect from 1 January 2021.

24 Nov 2020

Is it time to re-evaluate business rates?

Looking at how business rates can be reformed and re-evaluated.

06 Nov 2020

Outlining the extension of the Job Retention Scheme

Considering the changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.

27 Oct 2020

Analysing the Job Support Scheme

The JSS Open and JSS Closed are introduced from 1 November 2020.

21 Sep 2020

Who can claim the Job Retention Bonus?

Taking a look at the Job Retention Bonus.

10 Sep 2020

Latest update on government business help schemes during theCOVID-19 pandemic

Although the frequency of new initiatives announced by the UK government are now less in number than a few months ago, there is still plenty of support available.

10 Sep 2020

Greener business government

As the government continues to promote greener business motoring, it has introduced new emissions tests and reduced benefit rates for cleaner vehicles.

10 Sep 2020

Residential property sellers: reporting gains within 30 days

For a UK resident, since 6 April 2020 where a UK residential property is disposed of, the resulting capital gain needs to be reported and the capital gains tax paid within 30 days of completion of the disposal.

10 Sep 2020

November autumn budget the budget and potential planning considerations

The predicted November 2020 budget to be given by Rishi Sunak could be one of the most severe in recent memory.

10 Sep 2020

Working remotely – tax implications

As UK lockdown took hold in the Spring, many employees were told to work remotely for the foreseeable future.

10 Sep 2020

Buyers: Stamp Duty Land Tax

Good news for buyers as the chancellor recently announced a temporary increase in the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) threshold which will last until 31 March 2021.

10 Sep 2020

Notify HMRC of overclaimed CJRS "furlough" grants within 90 days

The calculation of Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme grants has proven to be complex, particularly as HMRC frequently changed the rules and the method of computation. Consequently, many errors have arisen and need to be corrected.

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