VAT deferment scheme set to end soon

As part of the government’s business support initiative in response to the coronavirus crisis businesses were allowed to defer their VAT payments due between 20 March to
30 June 2020 until March 2021 without HMRC charging interest or penalties.

What would a cut in VAT mean for your business?

You’ll probably have seen the rumours in the press that the UK government is considering whether to follow Germany’s lead with covid-19 recovery VAT cuts. Here we take a look at what that could mean for businesses in the UK.

Planning for after Covid-19: improving cashflow

Many businesses are going to struggle through the coming months with significant restrictions being placed on people’s movements in the UK. The Government has taken action by putting in place various grants and loans to assist companies through the current crisis as well as deferring the next quarter of VAT payments. That got us thinking […]

VAT, e-books and online newspapers

There was a tax ‘give-away’ in last week’s Budget announcement with supplies of e-books, digital magazines, e-newspapers and academic e-journals to be zero-rated from 1 December 2020 in the same way as printed material.

HMRC Charter consultation

HMRC are seeking views on draft revisions to their Charter which sets out the standard of behaviour and values that HMRC aspires to when interacting with customers.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

HMRC has updated its fact sheet on the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) service for customers who need extra support, this has prompted us to take another look at what the service offers.

HMRC and IR35

HMRC has announced change to the off-payroll working rules which come into effect this April.