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09 Apr 2021

New claims required for home working tax relief

Employees who are working from home will need to make new claims for tax relief for the 2021/22 tax year, HMRC has stated.

08 Apr 2021

Business confidence boosted by plans to re-open UK economy

A survey carried out by the Institute of Directors (IoD) has revealed that confidence amongst UK businesses has been boosted by plans to re-open the UK economy.

07 Apr 2021

IMF upgrades UK economic forecasts for 2021 and 2022

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has upgraded its UK economic forecasts for 2021 and 2022.

06 Apr 2021

Start of new tax year ushers in raft of fiscal changes

The 6 April start of the new tax year sees important fiscal and business changes come into effect, including the introduction of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS).

01 Apr 2021

Workers set to benefit from increases in National Minimum and Living wages

UK workers are set to benefit from rises in the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and the National Living Wage (NLW) rates that take effect from 1 April 2021.

31 Mar 2021

ICAEW warns SMEs have 'limited window' to apply for Brexit grant

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has warned eligible small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that they have a limited window to apply for a grant under the Brexit Support Fund.

30 Mar 2021

Over £46 billion borrowed through Bounce Back loans

More than 1.5 million Bounce Back loans have been taken out since the coronavirus (COVID-19) support scheme was launched last May, with borrowing by businesses now over £46 billion, according to the Treasury.

29 Mar 2021

Payment deadline looming for self assessment taxpayers

Self assessment taxpayers must pay any outstanding tax liabilities in full or set up an online payment plan for the 2019/20 financial year by 1 April to avoid incurring penalty charges, HMRC has stated.

26 Mar 2021

Business rates relief extended with £1.5 billion fund

The government is to extend business rates relief with a £1.5 billion fund targeted at those businesses unable to benefit from the current coronavirus (COVID-19) support.

25 Mar 2021

Chancellor responds to OTS report on inheritance tax

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has responded to a report on inheritance tax (IHT) published by the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS).

24 Mar 2021

Government publishes range of consultations to help modernise UK tax system

The government has published a range of tax documents and consultations designed to help modernise the UK tax system.

23 Mar 2021

COVID lockdowns have cost the UK economy £251 billion, says CEBR

A year of coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdowns has cost the UK economy £251 billion, according to data from the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR).

22 Mar 2021

HMRC to accept bulk appeals for late tax returns due to pandemic

Tax agents and accountants will be able to send bulk appeals against late filing penalties for tax returns filed after 28 February due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, HMRC has announced.

19 Mar 2021

Thousands missing out on Tax-Free Childcare bonus

Thousands of families across the UK are missing out on the chance to save money on the costs of childcare, HMRC has revealed.

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