Self Employment Income Support Scheme: fourth grant now live

Self-employed workers will be able to claim the fourth Self Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) Grant from 22 April 2021.

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Increasing number of taxpayers targeted with threatening tax scams, HMRC warns

Taxpayers should remain vigilant to tax scams “threatening arrest” following a surge in reports, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has warned.

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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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Uber drivers “not self-employed”, Supreme Court rules

Ride-hailing giant Uber must pay its workforce at least the legal minimum wage and holiday pay after a Supreme Court ruled that its drivers are “not self-employed”.

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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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What to do if you’re rejected for Time to Pay

An estimated 25,000 taxpayers have registered to spread out tax payments this year using the Time to Pay service, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) recently revealed.

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Self Assessment: thousands spread tax liabilities in response to coronavirus disruption

Thousands of self-employed workers have taken advantage of the Government’s extended Time to Pay scheme ahead of the 31 January Self Assessment deadline, a new report 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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Self-Assessment: Taxpayers encouraged to file tax returns now to spread tax bill across the year

Taxpayers are being encouraged to file self-assessment tax returns now to ensure that they can spread their tax bill across 2021 through the ‘Time to Pay’ payment plan service.

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COVID-19: enhanced payment plans for Self-Assessment individuals

To help reduce any financial stresses as a result of the pandemic, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has amended the instalment arrangements for paying tax liabilities for Self-Assessment taxpayers – increasing the threshold from £10,000 to £30,000.

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The most common Self Assessment errors, according to HMRC

With less than two months to go until the 31 January Self Assessment deadline, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is calling on taxpayers to get their annual return right the first time around.

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HMRC temporarily suspends activation code requirement for new Self Assessment taxpayers

New Self Assessment taxpayers will no longer need to wait for an activation code to be sent in the post before they can access their personal tax account, it has been revealed.

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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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Key Capital Gains Tax changes for Self-Assessment taxpayers to be aware of

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is reminding self-assessment taxpayers of key Capital Gains Tax (CGT) changes that they need to be aware of before 31 January 2021.

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Self-Assessment: HMRC announces new ‘enhanced payment plans’ for self-employed

From 1 October 2020, individuals who complete Self-Assessment tax returns will now be able to divide their tax bill into monthly instalments, without speaking to an HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) adviser first.

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