HMRC TELLS 24,000 FREELANCERS TO HAND BACK COVID SUPPORT GRANTS
HMRC admits it wrote to 100,000 self-employed workers even though it knew they had stopped trading
Tens of thousands of freelancers who applied for state support grants may be forced to hand them back to the taxman or face fines, after HM Revenue & Customs sent them information on the scheme – even though they were not eligible. ...
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RISHI SUNAK SET TO EXTEND FURLOUGH SCHEME PAST APRIL
Rishi Sunak is reportedly set to extend the government’s furlough scheme beyond the end of April in his 3 March Budget. The chancellor is drawing up plans to extend the £82bn scheme into t ...
TORY BACKBENCHERS WARN BORIS JOHNSON TO DROP LOCKDOWN SOON OR FACE LEADERSHIP CHALLENGE
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TAX RETURN DEADLINE LOOMS AS 45% STILL NEED TO FILE
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BUILDERS MERCHANTS TO STAY OPEN AND CONSTRUCTION TO CARRY ON!
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IR35 CHANGES IN APRIL 2021 (AGAIN)
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CHANGES ON HIRING EU WORKERS DECEMBER 31ST
CHANGES ON HIRING EU WORKERS DECEMBER 31ST Have you seen the latest news with regards to the changes to hiring workers from the EU. The transition period is ending on 31 December and there will be no ...