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Forms P11D – reporting employee benefits

Forms P11D – reporting employee benefits

Forms P11D – reporting employee benefits The forms P11D which report details of benefits and some expenses provided to employees and directors for the year ended 5 April 2021, are due for submission to HMRC by 6 July 2021. The process of gathering the necessary information and completing the forms can take some time, so [...]
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Advisory fuel rates for company cars

Advisory fuel rates for company cars

Advisory fuel rates for company cars New company car advisory fuel rates have been published and took effect from 1 June 2021. The guidance states: ‘You can use the previous rates for up to one month from the date the new rates apply’. The rates only apply to employees using a company car. The advisory [...]
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Government confirms start date for Plastic Packaging Tax

Government confirms start date for Plastic Packaging Tax

Government confirms start date for Plastic Packaging Tax The UK government has confirmed that its plastic packaging tax (PPT) will come into force on 1 April 2022. The PPT will be charged at a rate of £200 per metric ton of chargeable plastic packaging components of a single specification. It will apply to plastic packaging components [...]
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NIC reliefs set for Freeports

NIC reliefs set for Freeports

NIC reliefs set for Freeports Freeport operators will be able to take advantage of a zero rate of secondary national insurance contributions (NICs) for employees, the government has announced. The National Insurance Contributions Bill 2021, which legislates reliefs for those operating in Freeports, has now been published. The Bill confirms that from April 2022, organisations [...]
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HMRC’s VAT Deferral Payment Scheme to close to new applicants in June

HMRC’s VAT Deferral Payment Scheme to close to new applicants in June

HMRC’s VAT Deferral Payment Scheme to close to new applicants this month Businesses that deferred VAT payments last year have less than a month left to join online and pay in monthly instalments under the VAT Deferral New Payment Scheme, HMRC has warned. The online portal for the new payment scheme will close on 21 [...]
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5th SEISS grant will be open to claims from late July

5th SEISS grant will be open to claims from late July

Fifth SEISS grant will be open to claims from late July HMRC has confirmed that the fifth Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) grant covering the period May 2021 to September 2021 will open to claims from late July. To be eligible for the grant, an individual must be self-employed or a member of a partnership. [...]
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BLOG: Advisory fuel rates for company cars

BLOG: Advisory fuel rates for company cars

Advisory fuel rates for company cars New company car advisory fuel rates have been published and took effect from 1 March 2021. The guidance states: ‘You can use the previous rates for up to one month from the date the new rates apply’. The rates only apply to employees using a company car. The advisory [...]
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BLOG: Borrowers of Bounce Back loans given six more months for repayments

BLOG: Borrowers of Bounce Back loans given six more months for repayments

Borrowers of Bounce Back loans given six more months for repayments Businesses that took out government-backed Bounce Back loans to get through the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will now have greater flexibility to repay their loans, the government has announced. The Pay as You Grow repayment flexibilities now include the option to delay all repayments for a [...]
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