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02 Oct 2020

Job Support Scheme

The existing job support scheme, the furlough scheme, comes to an end on 31 October.

02 Oct 2020

Winter Economy Plan support for the self-employed

As part of the Winter Economy Plan the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) will be extended under the name SEISS Grant Extension.

02 Oct 2020

VAT deferral and enhanced Time to Pay for self assessment

As part of the Winter Economy Plan the government has announced options for deferred VAT and income tax self assessment payments.

02 Oct 2020

Changes to the Bounce Back Loan and Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Schemes

The government has announced options to extend terms and change payments.

02 Oct 2020

The VAT reverse charge

HMRC has issued detailed guidance on the domestic reverse charge changes scheduled for 1 March 2021.

02 Oct 2020

Ministers announce new grants for businesses affected by local lockdowns

Businesses in England that are required to shut because of local interventions will now be able to claim up to £1,500 per property every three weeks.

02 Oct 2020

New trade arrangements with the EU from 1 January 2021

HMRC has sent letters to VAT-registered businesses in Great Britain trading with the EU, or the EU and the rest of the world.

02 Oct 2020

House sales rise following the introduction of stamp duty holiday

The government has announced that residential property transactions rose in August following the introduction of a stamp duty holiday.

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02 Oct 2020

Job Support Scheme

The existing job support scheme, the furlough scheme, comes to an end on 31 October.

02 Oct 2020

Winter Economy Plan support for the self-employed

As part of the Winter Economy Plan the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) will be extended under the name SEISS Grant Extension.