HMRC Closes Self Assessment Helpline

Unfortunately, just when it appeared that HMRC’s services had reached absolute rock bottom, Jim O’Hara, the chief executive, has found new ways to slash the quality of the service.   From June onwards taxpayers will no longer be able to speak to HMRC about any of their self assessment affairs for a period of three…

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No Acknowledgement of Directors Income Support From Uk Government

Last week there was a bit of a flurry in the press around the Government potentially backing a proposal by the Federation of Small Businesses and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants to pay company directors who are compensated via Dividends an equivalent of the SEISS grants. Under the proposed scheme, company directors who…

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Covid Support Schemes November 2020

Further to our last post about the Job Support Scheme, we have to warn you that it is no longer relevant as of Monday.  The government have delayed its introduction for another month, instead they have extended the older more generous scheme and will pay 80% of furloughed employee’s wages with employers covering employer’s NIC and pension…

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