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The New Job Support Scheme

As you should hopefully be aware, the current government furlough scheme will end completely on the 31 October 2020 to be replaced by the new “Job Support Scheme” (JSS). For employers this represents a big drop in the funding available to keep employees on the payroll.  It appears that this Job Support Scheme (JSS) will…

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Northern Ireland Hardship Grant for Micro-businesses

As some of you already know, Invest NI have now launched the Hardship Fund for Micro-Businesses.  You can now access this via this link: https://www.investni.com/ni-micro-business-hardship-fund   You should have most of the information at hand allowing you to complete this application, but you will likely need to contact us to get your RTI submission report and your…

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Creative Tax Credits for Games, Film & Tv

For most industries, dealing with HMRC consists of ruthless compliance requirements and demands for tax payment. For certain industries however, the government have chosen to offer tax incentives to encourage growth and development. First among those are what the UK government regard as “Creative Industries” which consist of: Television Animation Film Video Games Theatre Orchestra…

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Director Tax Free Benefits

As a limited company Director, you’re fortunate enough to be in the unique position of being able to exercise complete control over the way in which your company pays you for your services.  For most people, this means tax savings can be made by declaring a small salary and compensating themselves through issuing dividends which…

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Autumn Budget 2017

Autumn 2017 Budget Changes The budget was less extreme than most were predicting thankfully.  However, there are a few key pieces of information included which are likely to be relevant to our clients.   Dividend Allowance The dividend allowance reduction from £5,000 to £2,000 as planned by the government last year appears to be going…

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