The Chancellor’s Winter Economic Plan January 2021 You can access previous editions of our Coronavirus Business Support Guides here. Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, many businesses and individuals have benefited from a range of schemes, including furlough grants for staff unable to work, grants for the self-employed, deferral of VAT and Income Tax […]
Navigating the crisis The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and associated shutdown has significantly affected many businesses. We know you may be suffering in terms of cash flow and face enormous uncertainty about the future for your business. We will do all we can to help you. In this newsletter we have brought together what you need […]
If you were persuaded to take a loan in place of
part of your pay in the past and you have not repaid it, you may now be liable to pay a new tax called the loan charge.
The definition of employee versus self-employed is an age old debate. How has the government and HMRC begun to respond to these changes?
For reasons lost in the mists of time, self-employed individuals pay two types of national insurance contributions (NIC): Class 2 and Class 4. Class 2 is charged at £148.20 per year (for 2017-18), and is only payable if your annual profits are £6,025 or more. Class 4 NIC is calculated as 9% of your profits […]