Reminder: VAT payment deferral period has ended

Reminder: VAT payment deferral period has ended

The financial support offered by the Government through the VAT payment deferral scheme has officially come to an end. This period, which was intended to support businesses struggling with the impact of COVID-19, ended on 30 June 2020. You must now pay any VAT due...
“Tax gap” falls to lowest level on record

“Tax gap” falls to lowest level on record

The “tax gap” – the difference between what should be paid and what is actually paid – has fallen to its lowest recorded rate, new figures have revealed. HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) said the record is a collaborative result of increased enforcement and improved...
Chancellor orders review into Capital Gains Tax system

Chancellor orders review into Capital Gains Tax system

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has commissioned a report into the UK’s Capital Gains Tax (CGT) system, it has been announced. The review will be conducted by the Office of Tax Simplification, with a survey being launched, asking for evidence to seek views about CGT....
Summer Economic Update

Summer Economic Update

When the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, delivered his Spring Budget on 11 March to the packed benches of the House of Commons, the hope was that the economic impact of the Coronavirus outbreak would be ‘V-shaped’, with an immediate bounce back to prosperity....