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Recently self-employed? You may qualify for SEISS

If you became self-employed after 5 April 2019 and you have submitted your 2019-20 tax return before 2 March 2021, you may be eligible for the next two Self-Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) grants for the quarter end 30 April 2021 and the final claims period to 30 September 2021. SEISS can provide a taxable […]

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Budget 2021 – Key Points

On Wednesday 3rd March 2021 the Chancellor for the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, presented the government’s 2021 budget. The budget set out the tax and spending plans for the year ahead and also included support for the financial burdens the Coronavirus pandemic has caused. Here we will highlight some of the key points which came from […]

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CIS VAT changes

Contractors and subcontractors registered for VAT and the Construction Industry Scheme will need to use the VAT reverse charge process for building and construction services from 1 March 2021. What does this mean for me? VAT registered subcontractors affected by this change will no longer add VAT to their invoices to contractors. Instead, the contractors’ […]

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Did you defer VAT payments last year? Next steps

If you took advantage of the offer to defer VAT payments falling due between 20 March 2020 and 30 June 2020 – to help out with the impact of COVID disruption – your now have three choices. You can: pay the deferred VAT in full on or before 31 March 2021 opt in to the […]

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Protect your business and yourself from fraud this festive season

Unfortunately, there are always fraudsters operating, and the number of scams and types of fraud seems to have increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. Christmas time is also a time of heightened risk and perhaps even more so this year with people working from home and doing more shopping online. The best thing you can do […]

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