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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Van vs. car: what are the tax implications?

Van vs. car: what are the tax implications?

Back in August 2019, we commented on a tax case where a van provided to employees was reclassified as a car. The case, involving Coca-Cola, shines a light on the issues associated with the provision of vehicles to employees and,

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Chancellor extends SEISS and details ‘flexible furlough’

Chancellor extends SEISS and details ‘flexible furlough’

On 29 May, the Chancellor announced a more flexible furlough scheme and an extension of the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS). Furlough scheme to become more ‘flexible’ from 1 July From 1 July, furloughed employees will be able to return

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Probate applications drop during lockdown

Probate applications drop during lockdown

HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) has revealed, to probate practitioners, that the volume of probate applications has fallen during lockdown. Normally, they would receive around 5,000-6,000 submissions a week. Since the lockdown was imposed, however, numbers have halved –

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Lifetime ISA withdrawals penalty temporarily reduced

Lifetime ISA withdrawals penalty temporarily reduced

The Government has confirmed that the penalty for early Lifetime ISA withdrawals has been reduced, in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. With thousands of individuals on lower incomes as a result, many are needing to access savings to support themselves.

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Home working and tax relief on expenses

Home working and tax relief on expenses

In recent years, home working has become increasingly popular. Since the Coronavirus outbreak, it has effectively become the norm for millions of people. If you ‘require’ your employees to work from home, they can – and have always been able to

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