As a business owner you can loan your employees up to £10,000 – but what are the tax implications? Find out more below.

Hardship loans to employees To help employees out during the Covid-19 pandemic, employers may provide ‘hardship’ loans to employees. Where loans are provided, what are the tax implications? No special…

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The extent to which a company car remains available for an employee’s private use explained.

Company car ‘availability’ during the Covid-19 pandemic For many, their working patterns changed as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Some employees were required to work from home, some were…

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Tax implications of Covid-19 support payments

Various support payments are available to individuals and businesses to help mitigate the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. Are the payments taxable and how should they be treated? Payments under…

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If you have forgotten to file your tax return or have made a mistake leading to a penalty and you or a family member were ill with coronavirus, this might be allowed as a ‘reasonable excuse’. In today’s blog we explain what reasonable excuses are and how coronavirus might fall into this category.

Twitter: Reasonable excuse – does coronavirus count? HMRC may allow an appeal against a penalty if the taxpayer has a ‘reasonable excuse’ for why, say, they filed a return late…

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Do you know that the furlough scheme has changed? From 1 July, a grant claim can only be made if the employee was previously furloughed for at least three consecutive weeks before 1 March 2020 and 30 June 2020. We explain more in today’s blog.

Flexible furloughing As far as the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is concerned, it is all change from 1 July 2020. From that date, employees can be flexibly furloughed allowing furloughed…

Continue Reading Do you know that the furlough scheme has changed? From 1 July, a grant claim can only be made if the employee was previously furloughed for at least three consecutive weeks before 1 March 2020 and 30 June 2020. We explain more in today’s blog.

Considering selling your buy-to-let property? The late filing penalties for delaying to notify HMRC are no longer paused, read the latest here.

Capital gains tax implications of selling the buy-to-let There may come a time when a landlord no longer wants to hold a buy-to let property and puts the property on…

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Have you reduced your rent or let family and friends stay in one of your properties during the pandemic?

Tax implications of uncommercial lets There are various circumstances in which a landlord may let a property at rate which is below the current market rate or, indeed, allow the…

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