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[18.03.2020]

Hardship Fund

The huge monetary and fiscal stimulus measures announced by the government and the Bank of England has seen amongst other measures interest rates lowered by 0.5% and a significant package of targeted measures to help support those affected.

One of

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[18.03.2020]

Time to pay your tax

HMRC has launched new emergency measures to help those businesses and self-employed people affected by COVID-19 through the Time to Pay service. These arrangements are agreed on a case-by-case basis and are tailored to individual circumstances and

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[04.03.2020]

Tax scheme promoter defeated

The First-Tier Tribunal (FTT) has recently published its decision in a long running case that focused on tax planning arrangements. This important decision represents a significant win for HMRC against a tax avoidance promoter in a case that has been

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[04.03.2020]

Help to Save scheme

The Help to Save scheme can assist those on low incomes to boost their savings. The scheme was launched in September 2018 and new figures just published by HMRC have revealed that over 163,000 people have signed up depositing more than £53

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[26.02.2020]

New £20 note launched

The new £20 note entered into circulation on 20 February 2020 and features the image of the artist JMW Turner. It will take a few weeks for the notes to become commonplace across the country. The new £20 note includes a number of new

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[19.02.2020]

Budget date re-confirmed

After a tumultuous few days in politics, it has been confirmed by the new Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak that the Budget will take place as planned on Wednesday 11 March 2020.

There has been fevered press speculation that the new

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[12.02.2020]

Breathing space to help those in debt

HM Treasury has confirmed that the new 'breathing space' scheme to help those with problem debts will become operational next year. The scheme will provide legal protections from creditor action while those affected will receive professional

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[05.02.2020]

Farm payments during the transition period

The Chancellor recently announced that the level of funding for direct payments for farmers would continue for 2020 at the same rate as 2019. This has now been confirmed by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA).

This will

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[05.02.2020]

Travel to EU during transition period

For the time being, travel between the EU and UK continues as before. This means that if you have any travel plans to the EU during the rest of 2020 you can expect the pre-Brexit withdrawal travel regulations will still apply.

However, new rules are

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[05.02.2020]

Points to consider during transition period

Now that the formal Brexit withdrawal agreement is agreed, there will be changes to the rules for living, working, travelling and doing business in the UK and EU. These changes are expected to commence at the end of the transition period, from 1

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