New lockdown grants announced by Chancellor

New lockdown grants announced by Chancellor

The Chancellor yesterday announced new lockdown grants worth £4.6 billion, following confirmation of a third national lockdown in England. Expected to endure until at least mid-February, the grants are intended to support the most severely impacted businesses and sectors. Grants

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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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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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A quick Q&A on… the VAT reverse charge

A quick Q&A on… the VAT reverse charge

The VAT reverse charge will change the way in which building contractors account for VAT, on some of their supplies, from 1 October 2019. Building contractors must comply with the new rules if they undertake either of the following activities:

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What triggers a tax investigation?

What triggers a tax investigation?

Since 2010, HM Revenue & Customs’ (HMRC) total revenue from tax has increased year-on-year and in 2016-17 reached £574.9bn[1], with £28.9bn of this generated as a result of compliance activities[2]. These figures demonstrate that HMRC has, in recent years, taken

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Boosting the value of your business before you sell

Boosting the value of your business before you sell

All business owners, whether still in the early days of their venture or running an established organisation, will likely have considered a time when they may not be at the helm anymore. In fact, selling your business, or at the

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How can management accounts benefit my business?

How can management accounts benefit my business?

Management accounts can be an essential tool for any business owner; delivering timely and up-to-date information, they allow you to continuously monitor your financial position, remain flexible and competitive in today’s tough market and ultimately, drive your business forward. Here

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