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06 Aug 2020
HMRC has outlined the eligibility requirements for the Job Retention Bonus.
On 21 July, the Treasury set out the next steps in its plan to extend Making Tax Digital (MTD) to all businesses and those taxpayers that file self assessment returns.
The government has published a call for evidence on the overhaul of the business rates system that applies in England.
On 1 August, the government's Eat Out to Help Out scheme began operating at eateries across the country.
On 15 July, the Scottish government reduced the rate of Land and Buildings Transaction Tax.
On 27 July, the Welsh government reduced the rate of Land Transaction Tax.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has asked the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) to carry out a thorough review of capital gains tax.
Taxpayers who have received CJRS or SEISS grants are urged to doublecheck their entitlement as the 90 day period to inform HMRC of any overclaimed amounts is now law.
08 Jul 2020
On 8 July, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a three-point plan to support jobs in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic when he delivered a Summer Economic Update to Parliament.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a temporary cut in the rate of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) in order to boost confidence in the flagging housing market in his Summer Economic Update.
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