A round up of our latest blogs, commentary or office news. Get in touch if you need more details on any of the topics covered.
Following the National Lockdown announced yesterday by the PM, the Chancellor announced new one-off top up business support grants for the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors worth up to £9,000. Additionally discretionary funds are also available for other businesses impacted by the lockdown.
Chancellor extends furlough scheme until the end of April 2021 and Covid-19 business loan schemes extended until the end of March.
The use of Employee Ownership Trusts (EOT) by private companies has seen a considerable rise in 2020 and is expected to continue into 2021. But are they right for your company?
Bates Weston’s tax team update and co-author Tolley’s Tax Planning for Owner Managed Businesses 2020-21.
Details of the Christmas Support Payment for wet-led pubs, that is those that derive less than 50% of their income from food sales.
Richard Coombs considers HMRC’s updated guidance on collecting any residual tax due as a result of the loan charge.
The government has announced that the online service for the third SEISS grant is now available. Claims can be made from the date given by HMRC in an email or letter or from within the online service but must be made by 29 January 2021.
Government review of R& D tax relief indicates that the relief does promote R & D spending but that 51% of companies have never heard of it. Richard Coombs takes a look at the findings.
Craig Simpson , Tax partner at Bates Weston, looks at the recommendations made by the OTS’ first report on the Capital Gains Tax review requested by the Chancellor.
Reminder of Local Restrictions Support Grant and Additional Restrictions Grant and status of application processes and contact details for local administering authorities.
Chancellor announces an extension in the CJRS (furlough scheme) to the end of March 2021 and increases the self employment Income Support Scheme level of support grant from 55% to 80% of average monthly trading profits.
Level of income support available to the self-employed through the third SEISS (Self Employment Income Support Scheme) grant increased to 55% and claim date brought forward to 30 November.