1 March 2021 – Due date for Corporation Tax due for the year ended 31 May 2020. 2 March 2021 – Self-assessment tax for 2019/20 paid after this date will incur a 5% surcharge. 19 March 2021 – PAYE and NIC deductions due for month ended 5 March 2021. (If you pay your tax electronically […]

From April 2021, the National Living Wage (NLW) will be the statutory minimum wage for workers aged 23 and over. It currently applies to workers aged 25 and over. The reduction in the NLW age threshold follows a review of the structure of the National Minimum Wage youth rates and recommendations made by the Low Paid Commission […]

You can make a simplified declaration before you export your goods. This is called ‘presenting’ your goods to customs. The first part of your declaration does not need as much information as a full declaration. When it’s approved, you can export your goods or move them from your premises. You will still need to give […]

HMRC published the following press release about Marriage allowance claims on Valentine’s Day 2021. HMRC is encouraging married couples and people in civil partnerships to sign up for a tax break this year. Marriage Allowance offers individuals the chance to transfer part of their Personal Allowance to their husband, wife or civil partner, which could […]

The ingenuity of criminals knows no bounds – which is why it’s always important to be vigilant and protect yourself from scams. Scams take many forms though – and ultimately there’s a cost to each and every one of us in one way or another. Protect Yourself from Scams Stay vigilant about scams. They may […]

There’s further funding announced for businesses after The Chancellor Rishi Sunak set out the Budget on 3 March 2021. As part of a range of measures to support businesses, the furlough scheme and support for the self-employed will be extended until the end of September. Access to grants has also been widened for the self-employed, […]

Are you ready to reopen your business as the country moves out of lockdown? This ‘Safely Reopening Our Economy Webinar’ is an online session, designed to provide you with the information you need. Blackpool Business Leadership Group and Fylde Coast Responsible Business Network, in association with Blackpool Council, are hosting this invaluable webinar session. It […]

In February 2021 a new £20m SME Brexit Support Fund has been announced by Government, offering support to help businesses to adjust. Small businesses can get help in changing to new customs procedures, rules of origin, and VAT rules when trading with the EU. Is my Business Eligible for the New £20m SME Brexit Support […]

Could you or your employees claim working from home tax relief? Many people have joined the legions of home-workers in the last twelve months – saving money into the process. There’s no doubt about it, working from home is much easier in many ways. There isn’t the stress and cost of commuting and you’ll cut […]

1 February 2021 – Due date for Corporation Tax payable for the year ended 30 April 2020. 19 February 2021 – PAYE and NIC deductions due for month ended 5 February 2021. (If you pay your tax electronically the due date is 22 February 2021) 19 February 2021 – Filing deadline for the CIS300 monthly […]