Reduced VAT rate for hospitality sector raises questions

Reduced VAT rate for hospitality sector raises questions

In his Summer Economic Update, the Chancellor announced a temporary 5% rate of VAT for certain hospitality and tourism supplies. Following questions put to them by the Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) about the measure, which applies between 15 July

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Time to Pay arrangements & Coronavirus

Time to Pay arrangements & Coronavirus

Throughout the pandemic, flexible Time to Pay Arrangements (TTPA’s) have been available to taxpayers struggling to meet their liabilities. The arrangements grant taxpayers additional time to pay the tax that they owe. Consequently, the ‘debt’ will not be pursued as

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‘Winter Economy Plan’ unveiled as Budget is scrapped

‘Winter Economy Plan’ unveiled as Budget is scrapped

Last month, the Chancellor unveiled his ‘Winter Economy Plan’ after scrapping plans to deliver an Autumn Budget this year. With ‘difficult winter months’ ahead, Rishi Sunak announced a handful of new business support measures. The hope, is that these will

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CJRS compliance letters issued by HMRC

CJRS compliance letters issued by HMRC

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has been writing to certain employers about issues with Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) compliance. Its focus is on those who have knowingly put forward fraudulent claims and less so on those who have made

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Is online where your business is headed?

Is online where your business is headed?

Even before Covid-19, many business owners were wise to the benefits of having an ‘online’ element to their enterprise. Now though, in the face of adversity and new challenges, these benefits are being enjoyed even more widely. Some individuals are

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Hospitality venues claim under Eat Out to Help Out scheme

Hospitality venues claim under Eat Out to Help Out scheme

With the second week of ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ ended, pubs, bars, restaurants, and other eligible hospitality venues can now make claims via the online portal. Customers are entitled to a 50 per cent discount, on Mondays, Tuesdays and

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Green Homes Grant guidance published

Green Homes Grant guidance published

The Government has published details of the Green Homes Grant, announced at the Summer Economic Update on 8 July. ‘Green’ home improvements covered by Government voucher scheme The scheme, which is at least a step towards the Government achieving its

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