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The Chancellor has been under pressure to help businesses more and has now announced further support. A new Job Support Scheme (JSS) From 1st November 2020 for 6 months the government will top up wages for those employees working shorter hours than their ‘normal hours’ for businesses facing lower demand due to COVID-19. Employees must […]

Details on how the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme works. In this blog I will be explaining who is entitled to claim under the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme and how to access that support Who can make a claim and what are the criteria? a) The self-employed (including members of partnerships and LLPs) b) You must […]

H.M. Revenue & Customers are increasingly sending out offices into the field to conduct undercover tests on taxpayers who they suspect are not declaring all on their income. They are targeting this approach particularly at cash traders such as public houses, restaurants, street food businesses, hairdressers and market stalls. Their approach is to send officers […]

We have it on good authority that HMRC is focusing a campaign on restaurants, takeaways and street food businesses with a number of taskforces concentrating on this sector. HMRC have successfully used taskforces in the past to collect tax from the building sector and public houses. The Revenue believe that the catering sector are more […]