Tax Diary October/November 2020

1 October 2020 – Due date for Corporation Tax due for the year ended 31 December 2019. 19 October 2020 – PAYE and NIC deductions due for month ended 5 October 2020. (If you pay your tax electronically the due date is 22 October 2020.) 19 October 2020 – Filing deadline for the CIS300 monthly […]

Smart Data laws on the way?

Consumers and small businesses will benefit from better deals and savings through innovative services, thanks to new Smart Data laws proposed by government. Smart Data enables businesses to provide consumers with more intuitive, easy-to-use services such as better account and bill management, switching services for savings, and targeted support for vulnerable consumers, by allowing businesses […]

Are you recording customers’ contact details?

In a press release issued 10 September 2020, the Department for Health and Social Care has reminded affected businesses that they have a legal obligation to record the contact details of their customers, visitors and staff. Affected concerns in England should note: businesses and other public settings where people meet socially including hospitality, close contact […]

Additional grant aid for local lockdown businesses

Last month the Treasury announced further support for businesses adversely affected by lockdown in local areas to control local outbreaks. Local Authorities will be funded to pay the grants now offered. Businesses in England required to close Businesses in England required to close due to local lockdowns or targeted restrictions will now be able to […]

Annual Christmas bash?

Trying to double guess the social distancing rules is rather like placing bets on a throw of the dice. The current exhortation from the Prime Minister – to observe the rule of six – is yet a further change in the endless attempts at controlling coronavirus by manipulating social distancing regulation. But we all need […]