Monthly Archives: December 2020

New regulations to exempt payments made to employees for coronavirus antigen tests from NICs

New regulations to exempt payments for coronavirus antigen tests from NICs

The Social Security Contributions (Disregarded Payments) (Coronavirus) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 will come into force on 25 January 2021 to provide that payments made by employers to employees to cover or reimburse the costs of coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Tax Diary January/February 2021

Tax Diary January/February 2021

1 January 2021 - Due date for Corporation Tax due for the year ended 31 March 2020. 19 January 2021 - PAYE and NIC deductions due for month ended 5 January 2021. (If you pay your tax electronically the due date is 22 January 2021) 19 January 2021 -

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Sharing costs

Sharing costs worth considering

Independence is a cultivated concern. We all want to be self-sufficient. In a business environment this might manifest as having a separate Wi-Fi source even though it may be possible to share Wi-Fi with a number of business neighbours and divide

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Are you ready to make customs declarations?

Ready to make customs declarations?

HMRC has written to VAT registered businesses across the country to remind them to be prepared for new trading rules with the EU from 1 January 2021 after the Brexit transition period comes to an end. Time is running short and without having all of

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Accounting for import VAT on your VAT return

Accounting for import VAT on a VAT return

From 1 January 2021, businesses will be able to account for import VAT on imports into Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) from EU and non-EU countries. Businesses in Northern Ireland will be able to use the postponed VAT accounting for goods

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Consultations to crack down on fraud announced

Consultations on fraud announced

The government has unveiled three new consultations to help combat fraud by reforming the UK’s register of company information. This follows an announcement earlier this year that Companies House will be reformed to clamp-down on fraud and money

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Export finance for smaller businesses

UK Export Finance (UKEF) – Export finance for smaller businesses

UK Export Finance (UKEF) is the export credit agency and a ministerial department of the UK government. The UKEF helps UK companies by providing insurance to exporters and guarantees to banks to share the risks of providing export finance. In

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What is Tangible Moveable Property?

A chattel is a legal term that defines an article which is a tangible moveable property. A tangible object is one that you can touch. The asset has to be a physical asset such as household furniture, paintings, antiques, items of crockery and china,

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