Rishi Sunak announces more help for businesses

Self Employment Income Support Scheme An initial taxable grant will be provided to those who are currently eligible for SEISS and are continuing to actively trade but face reduced demand due to coronavirus. The initial lump sum will cover three months’ worth of...

Job Support Scheme

A new Job Support Scheme will be introduced from 1 November. The scheme will run for six months, the government will contribute towards the wages of employees who are working fewer than normal hours due to decreased demand. Employers will continue to pay the wages of...

New local lockdown payments

On 9 September the government announced that businesses in England required to close because of government imposed local lockdowns or restrictions are entitled to a new grant. The amount of the grant depends on the rateable value of the business premises. Those in...

Coronavirus – Self Employment Income Support Scheme 2

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme 2 The second stage of Self Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) opened for applications on 17 August 2020 and those eligible will receive a government grant worth up to £6,570. Those eligible will now be able to receive a...

CGT on property sales

The way that capital gains tax on property gains is paid is changing from 6 April 2020. From 6 April 2020, where there is any capital gains tax (CGT) due on a residential property disposal: a return will need to be filed to report the gain to HMRC; and the...

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