Do You Need To Pay Tax On Your Cryptoassets?

Cryptocurrency is an encrypted digital payment system working through a computer network which isn’t reliant on an authority to verify payments. Different assets include exchange tokens (used as a means of payment or investment), utility tokens (provide access to goods and services), security tokens (provide right or interests in a business) and stablecoins (built to…Read More

The Fifth SEISS Grant

The Self-Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) was introduced to assist sole traders and those in a partnership who had been adversely affected by Covid-19. The fifth SEISS grant can be claimed if you think that your business profits will be impacted by Covid-19 between 1st May 2021 and 30th September 2021.There are three stages of…Read More

First-year allowances

Capital allowances are claimed on assets as a form of tax relief. Full first-year allowance (FYA) is a type of allowance on certain assets that allows you to claim tax relief on the full cost of the asset in the year of purchase. So how does it work? When you purchase an asset that qualifies…Read More

Returning to work

As many of you know, for the meantime, the official guidance remains for employees to work from home where possible. With this expected to change shortly, however, are you and your fellow employees ready for the move back to the office? Or quite possibly, has this changed the way your business works for good? One…Read More

Paying your deferred VAT

If you took the opportunity to defer your vat payment between March and June 2020, then you must act before 21st June 2021 to either pay in full or set up a payment plan with HMRC otherwise you will incur 5% penalty. Last year at the start of the covid pandemic, the government allowed businesses…Read More

CIBLS Loan Deadline

Act now: Why you should secure a CBILS before it’s too late The deadline to apply for the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), is approaching once more – and this time it seems to be final. Businesses have until 31 March 2021 to start their application. 2021 is still looking extremely challenging for businesses,…Read More

New Temporary Tax Reliefs on Capital Asset Investments

What are capital allowances? Capital allowances allow businesses to write off the costs of tangible capital assets, such as plant or machinery, against their taxable income. Whilst most businesses use depreciation to write down the value of an asset over its usable life, this is generally not allowed for tax purposes. Therefore, any depreciation must…Read More

SEISS the Fourth Grant

The Self-Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) Fourth Grant The Self-Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) was introduced to assist sole traders and those in a partnership who had been adversely affected by Covid-19. Will I be able to claim? The SEISS fourth grant will be available to those that are self-employed or members of a partnership.…Read More

Bounce Back Loans (BBL) – 2.0

For many companies, the bounce back loan has been a saviour, getting them through the tough times of multiple lockdowns with a cheap, currently interest-free loan of up to £50K. If you have been hiding away from the news, preoccupied or are just now thinking that it would be beneficial to have that cash to fall back…Read More

The Budget 2021

The economy and headline figures The 2021 Budget took place on 3 March 2021. Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced that, as a result of the Covid-19 crisis, GDP shrank by 9.9% in 2020, the largest annual fall in 300 years according to a Bank of England report, albeit lower than the 11.3% forecast in November. However,…Read More

Self-Assessment Deadline extension!

COVID-19 Since our last update on the self-assessment deadline, HMRC has generously decided to extend the deadline by a further four weeks to allow taxpayers more time to get their returns finalized and submitted. “We recognize the immense pressure that many people are facing in these unprecedented times and it has become increasingly clear that…Read More

CIS Reverse Charge

Firstly what is a reverse charge? The reverse charge is described by HMRC as an Anti-fraud measure. It is a mechanism that shifts the liability for accounting for the output VAT from the supplier onto the customer. For chains with multiple contractors, this will transfer the liability to the final contractor in the chain who…Read More

Funding for Adur and Worthing Business

Extra funding of up to £9,000 is now available for businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors via Adur & Worthing Council. Businesses eligible for the latest top-up funding announced by the Chancellor in early January can now register via the councils’ online portals. The funding is part of a range of support available…Read More

The Furlough Scheme Extension

As of the 5th November 2020, the UK Governments Furlough Scheme has been extended further by 5 months. Therefore, the new projected end date for the scheme is the 31st March 2021. And not to worry if you have not applied for this scheme previously, it is now available for new applicants. There is now…Read More

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