Posts Tagged: Tax

Lending Your Company Money

(2-Minute Read) Find out about the implications of lending your company money  Can I lend my business money? Most small companies start trading with money borrowed from the directors, which can later be paid back. These loans are typically done through informal “director’s loans”. This loan doesn’t have to be in the form of money,… Read more »

Working From Home Tax Refund

Find out how you could get a tax refund whilst working from home. How much can I get? Where these conditions are met, the employee can receive up to £6 per week from their employer without having to provide supporting evidence for the cost. The costs covered by these payments include the extra cost of:… Read more »

Expanded Coronavirus Help

Find out about the expanded Coronavirus help. Job Support Scheme Changes The Chancellor has recently announced an expansion to the help that businesses can claim under the Job Support Scheme. The announcement stated that when a business is forced to close due to local or national restrictions, the Government will pay 67% of the employees’… Read more »

Dividend Tax

1 day to delay tax by 12 months   What is the issue? Dividends are generally taxable on the date they were received. This sounds simple, but if the tax rate changes this can be vital to avoid overpaying tax. For example, a dividend was received on the 5th April 2020, then the tax on… Read more »

Local Lockdown Cash Grant

Find out about the cash grant for businesses affected by local lockdowns.     What is it?   The government has announced several local lockdowns, during which some businesses have to close their doors. To help these businesses, and to protect jobs, the Government has announced a new cash grant. You will only be eligible… Read more »

Job Support Scheme

Find out about the Chancellor’s new Job Support Scheme. What is it? Although the furlough scheme is coming to an end on the 31st of October 2020, the Chancellor has announced the new job support scheme, which will run from the 1st November for 6 months. This will help to pay the wages of workers… Read more »

Kickstart Your Business

Find out about the Government’s Kickstart Scheme for Under 25s     What is it? The Government’s Kickstart Scheme has opened for applicants, but what is it? It has been created by the Government to help young unemployed people. The Government will provide funds to cover a six month job placement for people who are… Read more »

Posh Log Cabin → Office → Business Expense?

Find out whether your garden office could be a business expense.     What is it? Working from home has been the dream for countless people across the country, and because of Covid-19 they have been doing, though not quite in the manner many expected. If Covid-19 continues and more people are working from home,… Read more »

£20 million boost to business

Find out about the Government’s new £20 million grant.   What is it? The Government has announced a £20 million scheme to help smaller businesses access new technologies and professional advice to help them get back on track after the Coronavirus. The grants will range between £1,000 and £5,000 each and will be fully funded by… Read more »