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Four in 10 exporters report international trading difficulties, study reveals

Almost four in 10 exporters say sales have dropped in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, a major study has revealed.

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New help offered to SMEs

New initiatives to help SMEs get back on their feet have been launched, with a ‘shop small’ campaign and a new banking service.

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The ATED return for 2021-22 is due by 30 April 2021

The Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED) return for 2021 to 31 March 2022, and any tax due for the year, is due by 30 April 2021. 

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Recovery Loan Scheme now open for business, Government confirms

British businesses can now apply for affordable loans of between £1,000 and £10 million under the new Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS).

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New call for professional accountancy standards

Calls have been renewed for the Government to make membership of a recognised professional body mandatory for anyone offering paid-for tax accountancy services.

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America could slap 25 per cent trade tariffs on the UK

The UK could face trade tariffs of up to 25 per cent on a host of exports in retaliation against a tax on US tech giants.

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Could the current tax payment timings change?

Millions of taxpayers in the UK could face earlier tax payments as part of the Government’s 10-year strategy to build a “trusted, modern tax administration system”.

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Two in five businesses report cyber attacks in last 12 months, major study reveals

Two in five UK businesses have experienced a cyber-attack in the last 12 months, a major study has revealed.

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Government to crack down on rogue tax advisers

Accountants who provide tax advice may be required to hold professional indemnity insurance (PII) under new laws proposed this week.

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Putting off completing your HMRC Self Assessment is no longer an option as the April deadline approaches

To avoid incurring the wrath of the taxman, Self Assessment taxpayers have just over a week to get their self-assessment in order to pay any outstanding tax liabilities in full. Alternatively, they can set up an online payment plan for the 2019/20 financial year to avoid incurring penalty charges, according to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

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