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Christmas and New Year Opening Hours

Thursday 24th- Tuesday 29th December: Closed
Wednesday 30th- Thursday 31st December: 9am- 5.30pm
Friday 1st- Sunday 3rd January 2021: Closed
Monday 4th January 2021: Normal office hours resume

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Self-Employed Income Support Scheme

The third grant under the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme can now be claimed (from 30th November).

In order to qualify you must be a self-employed individual or a member of a partnership.

You must have traded in both tax years:

  • 2018 to 2019 and submitted your Self Assessment tax return on or before 23 April 2020 for that year
  • 2019 to 2020

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Chancellor’s Spending Review

There was an absence of specific tax increases announced by the Chancellor in his Spending Review today, but a clear indication that the Government support will have to be paid for in the future. A public sector pay freeze and a cut in overseas aid have been announced – there will be tax rises to follow at some stage.

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Changes to Research and Development Tax Relief

Changes to the research and development tax relief system were originally proposed for 1 April 2020 – due to various matters these changes were delayed. HMRC have now published further details of the changes to apply from 1 April 2021.

The draft legislation for the changes is published as part of documents for the Finance Bill 2021. (more…)

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Annual Investment Allowance Extended

Posted: 18 November 2020

The £1 million limit was due to expire on 1 January 2021 – it has been extended until 1 January 2022

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-extends-1-million-tax-break-to-stimulate-investment-in-uk-manufacturing

Contact us at info@burgesshodgson.co.uk 

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Companies House: Brexit Transition

Posted: 18 November 2020

Companies House are urging businesses to prepare now for the UK’s departure from the EU.

The main government website for transition information and a checker tool that tells you what actions you may need to take can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/transition

The following link provides information about changes that will effect certain Companies House forms from 1 January 2021

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/changes-to-companies-house-forms-from-1-january-2021

This link provides information about changing registration from 1 January 2021, which will have an impact on certain types of entities European Economic Interest Grouping (EEIGs) and European public limited liability companies known as societas Europaea (SEs):

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/changing-your-company-registration-from-1-january-2021

Both links and further information can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/companies-house-guidance-for-limited-companies-partnerships-and-other-company-types#uk-transition

If you have any questions please contact us at info@burgesshodgson.co.uk

 

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Furlough Scheme Extension – Treasury Direction

Posted: 17 November 2020

The Treasury Direction setting out the law on the extension of the Furlough scheme into 2021 has been published. This can be found here: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/935146/201112_CJRS_DIRECTION_No_5___CJRS_extension_1_Nov_-_31_Jan__SIGNED.pdf

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Client Update on the Furlough Scheme: Important Deadlines

Posted: 11 November 2020

In an unexpected announcement the Chancellor announced the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will be extended until the end of March 2021.

There are some new, very important, deadlines to note.

For more information, deadlines and useful links please read: Client Update

For any further information please contact info@burgesshodgson.co.uk

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Off-Payroll Working Guide and Webinars

posted 10th November 2020

With changes coming into effect from 6th April 2021 HMRC have published an off-payroll working (IR35) guide with useful resources.

Please see the below links for the guide or to register for HMRC’s webinar.

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/resources-and-support-for-off-payroll-working

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/help-and-support-for-off-payroll-working

If you have any further questions on IR35 please contact info@burgesshodgon.co.uk

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CJRS extended to March 2021

Posted: 09 November 2020
The Coronavirus Job retention scheme has been extended to March 2021 and the Job Support Scheme and Job Retention Bonus have been postponed.
Friday 13th November 2020 is the new deadline to retrospectively Furlough employees from 1st November (subject to adhering to guidelines).
Read our breakdown here: CJRS Extended to March 2021
For more information or if you would like help with your furlough claims please contact our payroll team: Payroll@burgesshodgson.co.uk
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