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Coronavirus: Could taxes rise in the UK?

Nimesh Shah joins a live debate with the Financial Times

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19 May 2020

Coronavirus: Could taxes rise in the UK?

Nimesh Shah joins a live Q&A and debate with the FT's finance editor Claer Barrett, click to watch the video.

18 May 2020

Government Bounce Back Loans for SME’s are not working

Many SMEs, which are keeping up to 16 million people employed in the UK, are struggling to access the Government’s Bounce Back Loan Scheme.

18 May 2020

Self’s assessment: should the government support tax avoiders?

Should tax avoiding businesses be denied government support under COVID-19 schemes?

13 May 2020

The Government now needs a new approach to help business and additional measures should to be introduced

The Government now needs to provide different support to businesses, so they can emerge from recession, says Milan Pandya.

12 May 2020

Extension to Furlough Scheme could cost the Government £70 billion

In an unexpected move, the Chancellor has extended the current Furlough scheme until the end of October.

12 May 2020

Guidance for key workers – tax relief for uniforms and PPE

There is the opportunity for NHS workers to claim some tax relief on PPE and uniforms.

11 May 2020

The Government needs to provide more tax relief for those working from home

The Government should recognise this by providing the appropriate tax relief for such workers, says Nimesh Shah.

11 May 2020

Targeted Relief for business must remain in place

The Government must ensure that targeted relief for business and the self-employed remains, says David Hough.

07 May 2020

VAT changes proposed from 1 January 2021 for consumer sales purchased from overseas sellers

HMRC has announced that it will abolish the LVCR with effect from 1 January 2021.

07 May 2020

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme

The top ten frequently asked questions about the Business Interruption Loan Scheme

06 May 2020

The Chancellor needs to reduce furlough expenditure – what are his options?

As the cost of running the furlough scheme heads towards £50bn, the Chancellor needed to look at how cost could be reduced.

05 May 2020

What could/should the Chancellor do in the next month?

Genevieve Morris on what the Chancellor could/should do in the next month.