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Self Employed Income Support Scheme

The Self Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) Portal link Just in case you haven’t seen the Claim portal for the self-employed income support claim, please see the link below: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/claim-a-grant-through-the-self-employment-income-support-scheme We have been made aware that many self-employed individuals have been waiting to receive  their letters from HMRC which have not materialised. We emphasise to the […]

The Future Fund Scheme

What is this FFS? It is a Government convertible loan scheme. Initially, the Government will make available £250 million in total through the British Business Bank. The convertible loans will range from £125,000 to £5 million in total. Who is this loan offering aimed at? High- growth tech start-ups who are struggling under the current […]

Bounce Back Loans – The BBLS Outline

Bounce Back Loans – The BBLS Outline Businesses will be able to apply from 9am on Monday 4th Bounce Back loans for 25% of their turnover up to a maximum of £50,000. Minimum loan of £2,000. No forward-looking test on viability. Quick standard form to complete. No fees or interest to pay for the first […]

Employee Retention Scheme – The Calculations

Use the calculator A calculator will be available from 20 April 2020 to assist you in calculating how much you can claim. Holiday Pay Furloughed employees continue to accrue leave as per their employment contract. The employer and employee can agree to vary holiday entitlement as part of the furlough agreement, however almost all workers […]

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) Further Update

Government change of heart Previously – employees that were employed on or before 28th February 2020 and were on the PAYE payroll as at that date could be furloughed. Now – employers can make a furlough claim in respect of employees who were employed and were on the PAYE payroll on or before 19th March […]

Self Employed Income Support Scheme Update

Who can make a claim and what is the criteria? The self-employed (including members of LLPs/Partnerships). Must have been trading pre 2019/20 tax year. Must be continuing to trade or would be but for the coronavirus. Must be intending to trade in the 2020/21 tax year. Their trading profits must have been adversely affected by […]

The HMRC Capital Gains Tax Return Reporting Service

The HMRC Capital Gains Tax Return Reporting Service is now here  General outline As you may be aware, following the Finance Act 2019, the new Capital Gains Tax Return Reporting regime came into being on 6th April 2020. UK resident taxpayers, including Trusts and Personal Representatives, who make taxable gains following a disposal of a […]

Job Retention Scheme (JRS) Payroll Portal Access

The JRS Portal The Government has announced that they are ready to launch the online portal on 20th April. The Access rules To access the portal and to make the claim it is of paramount importance that: A PAYE payroll scheme was created and set up on or before 28th February 2020 A UK bank […]

Revamp of Government Coronavirus Loan

The Government has revamped the Business Interruption Loan scheme to make it more attractive to business owners. We wanted to let you know that the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan (CBIL) Scheme has been revamped after it has come under considerable and deserved criticism. The Institute of Financial Accountants reported on 3 April that £90M of […]

Coronavirus Employee Retention Scheme

There has been a further update on Saturday to the guidance surrounding this scheme. Apprentices can be furloughed. They can continue to be trained whilst furloughed. If training then the apprentice must be paid at least the Apprenticeship Minimum Wage/NMW or NLW during the training period. The difference between the 80% of the wage and […]