COVID-19

At Budget 2021, the Chancellor announced:

There is also administrative help such as the increased use of time to pay (TTP) arrangements, the acceptance that COVID-19 is a reasonable excuse, no late filing penalties for people who filed their 2019-20 tax returns online by 28 February 2021 and no late payment penalties for people who paid their 2019-20 tax liaiblity (or set up a TTP arrangement) by 1 April 2021.

The Accountancy Daily Coronavirus News Hub includes breaking news stories and analysis, plus subscriber-only premium content and Q&As on dealing with COVID-19. It includes advice from experts at Accountancy Daily, Croner-i, Croner Taxwise and BrightHR.

The UK Government has a Business Support section providing details of support available for businesses and the self-employed and how to keep businesses and employees safe.

The Welsh Government has a section for Business and employers and another for Work, skills and financial support.

The Scottish Government's main Coronavirus page has links to sections for 'Businesses, workplaces and self-employed people'.

The Northern Ireland Assembly has a section for Financial help and practical support.

The various institutes have dedicated coronavirus web pages, such as the CIOT, the ATT, STEP and the ICAEW

Meg Wilson CTA is a tax writer at Croner-i

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