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Reduced rate of VAT

Reduced rate of VAT To help the hospitality and leisure industry recover from the impact of the first national lockdown, a reduced rate of VAT of 5% was introduced for a limited period from 15 July 2020. The reduced rate of VAT was originally to apply until 12 January 202...

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Changes to IR35 and Off-Payroll rules

IR35 and off-payroll working – What to do from 6 April 2021 if you provide services through an intermediary Prior to 6 April 2021, workers who provide their services to a private sector organisation through an intermediary, such as a personal service company, need to con...

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The difference between legal and illegal dividends

Legal v illegal dividends There are many differences between legal and illegal dividends that as a business you need to be aware of. Changed business conditions in light of the Coronavirus pandemic have caused many companies to review thei...

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Spring Budget 2021

The Spring Budget 2021 Our 2021 Spring Budget summary focuses on the tax measures which may affect you, your family and your business. To help you decipher what was said we have included our own comments. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ...

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Electric cars from April 2021 – what you need to know!

Electric cars from April 2021 For 2020/21, it was possible to enjoy an electric company car as a tax-free benefit. While this will no longer be the case for 2021/22, electric and low emission cars remain a tax-efficient benefit. How are electric cars taxed?...

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Are you trading? Tax implications you need to know about!

Are you trading? Lockdown restrictions have forced many businesses to close temporarily. Selling goods or clothes on sites such as eBay and Depop offers the opportunity to raise some much-needed cash in these difficult times. However, it is important that you know the asso...

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Leaving the VAT Flat Rate Scheme

Leaving the VAT Flat Rate Scheme The VAT Flat rate scheme is a simplified scheme for smaller businesses. Under the flat rate scheme, VAT-registered traders pay a fixed percentage of their VAT inclusive turnover to HM...

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Check if you can reclaim SSP paid to employees due to coronavirus

Reclaiming SSP for periods of self-isolation The Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme allows smaller employers to reclaim some or all of the Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) paid to employees who are absent from work due to a Coronavirus-related absence. ...

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Claiming the National Insurance employment allowance for 2020/21

Claiming the National Insurance employment allowance for 2020/21 The National Insurance employment allowance is available to eligible employers and can be set against the employer’s secondary Class 1 National Insurance liability. In the 2020 Budget, the Chancellor announ...

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Profit extraction in 2020/21 – What is the optimal salary?

Profit extraction in 2020/21 – What is the optimal salary? A popular tax-efficient profit extraction strategy used by personal and family companies is to take a small salary and extract further profits as dividends. Where this approach is adopted, the starting point is t...

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