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Covid-19 Support: SEISS Second Claim Service Open

Covid-19 Support: SEISS Second Claim Service Open The Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) claims service for the second and final grant opened on 17 August 2020. Individuals eligible ...

Changes to NICs for the Self-employed

Changes to NICs for the Self-employed From 2015-16 onwards, the collection of Class 2 contributions will be through the self-assessment system. This means that Class 2 NICs can now be paid...

Self-Employed Travel Expenses

Self-Employed Travel Expenses   If you are self-employed you may have a number of customers you go to regularly to work at their premises. This could apply to mobile hairdressers, clea...

Personal Self Assessment

Personal Self Assessment   It is a common misconception that individuals only have to submit a self assessment tax return if they receive one from HM Revenue and Customs. All individ...

Reality of Self-Employed Contracts

Reality of Self-Employed Contracts   A recent case heard in the highest UK court (the Supreme Court) may affect whether workers are defined as employees, and hence whether they are ent...

Self Employed Teachers to Tell All

Self Employed Teachers to Tell All   The Taxman has launched another campaign to encourage people to pay tax on income they have previously omitted from their tax returns. This time pr...


Self-billing 'Self-billing' is where the customer in the supplier/customer relationship raises the invoices to themselves for work done or goods provided by the supplier, instead of the...

Self Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) Extension

Self Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) Extension General Notes The individual can make the second claim even if they did not make the first one. This may have been due to missing t...

Coronavirus - Self-Assessment Payment Deferrals

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Self-Assessment Payment Deferrals  To help ease the financial impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Government has announced that self-employed taxpayers...

Employed or self-employed - status case turned on 'mutuality of obligation'

Employment status tax cases often make the headlines in the professional press and the recent case involving Deliveroo riders was no exception. The meal delivery firm won the case in the Central Ar...

More tax relief possibilities for self-funded work-related training

The government has launched a consultation on plans to extend the existing tax relief available for self-funded work-related training by employees and the self-employed, as part of the go...

Can I defer my self-assessment payment

Q. I am self-employed and my business has been struggling this year due to the coronavirus. I opted to defer my 31 July 2020 tax payment but I'm worried that I will not have the cash to pay the...

HMRC Extends Tax Self-assessment Deadline by a Month to 28 February

HMRC Extends Tax Self-assessment Deadline by a Month to 28 February HMRC has extended the tax self-assessment deadline by a month, until 28 February, after conceding that some people were strug...

Self-assessment – DIY time-to-pay options

Self-assessment – DIY time-to-pay options   The tax return filing deadline for 2019/20 has now passed. However, where taxpayers have struggled to pay any tax they owed by the 31 ...

Spring Budget 2021 - Further Grant for Self-Employed

Further Grant for Self-Employed  The third round of Government support for the self-employed under the UK Self Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS), covered the three months up to the en...
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