New figures highlight success of coronavirus support schemes

Some 2.8 million people took advantage of the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) in the last year, the latest figures have revealed.

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Self-employed who missed extended tax return deadline “not eligible” for SEISS support, HMRC reveals

Self-employed taxpayers who failed to file their tax return by 02 March 2021 will not be entitled to further support under the Self Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS), it has been revealed.

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Self-Employment: Government set to announce the fourth round of SEISS in Budget  

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, is set to announce the fourth round of the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) at the Budget on 3 March, according to reports.

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Number of late Self Assessment returns doubles, HMRC reveals

The number of taxpayers who failed to file their Self Assessment tax return on time has doubled, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has revealed.

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Self-Assessment: HMRC set to waive fines for late returns due to COVID-19

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is set to waive fines for taxpayers who file their tax returns late, providing that they can prove that the delay was because of COVID-19.

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Employers: call for furlough scheme to be introduced to working parents while schools are closed

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) states that working parents with children, who struggle to balance their work-life and childcare, should be put on the furlough scheme whilst the schools are closed.

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Self-employed profits must be “significantly reduced” to claim third SEISS grant, says HMRC

Self-employed workers’ profits must be “significantly reduced” in order to claim the third instalment of the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS), it has been revealed.

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The second round of  the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) opens for applications

The second stage of the Self Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) is now open, and applications must be submitted before the deadline on Monday 19 October 2020.

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Self-assessment taxpayers can “automatically defer payments on account”, HMRC confirms

Self-employed taxpayers due to make a payment on account can automatically defer the payment until 31 January 2021, it has been confirmed.

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COVID-19: The key dates for your tax diary

There are a number of Government support measures to help businesses through the coronavirus pandemic, as well as various business tax obligations being deferred. However, it can be difficult to keep track of all of the dates, deadlines and requirements,

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Self-Employment Income Support Scheme open for business

The Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) is now open for business, weeks ahead of schedule.

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