Are you ready for Making Tax Digital for VAT?

Are you ready for Making Tax Digital for VAT on 1st April 2022, when keeping digital records and filing VAT returns using compatible software becomes mandatory. Folkes Worton are here to help you with the transition on 01384 376964

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Government Support Update – January 2022

Statutory Sick Pay Rebate scheme (SSPRS) The Government is reintroducing the Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme (SSPRS). This will be a temporary scheme to support employers facing heightened levels of sickness absence due to COVID-19. The SSPRS will refund small and medium-sized employers’ COVID-related SSP costs for up to two … Continued

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Please Mr. Taxman, can we have more time?!

The current explosion in cases of the Omicron variant of Coronavirus and uncertainty about what effect this will have on staff levels in the New Year, has prompted many in the business community to ask HMRC for an extension to the 31st January deadline for the 2020-21 tax return. Earlier … Continued

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Update on Corporation Tax Return CT600

The Government updates are coming through as thick and fast as Boris’s speech notes, so here’s some more guidance to help you with your Corporation Tax Return CT600. Report CJRS Furlough grants and overpayments on Corporation Tax Return CT600 The latest version of the CT600 Corporation Tax Return updated on … Continued

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Government Support Update – November 2021

I hope you are well and that your business is recovering from the effects of the pandemic. It still seems that the have a way to go to bring COVID-19 fully under control and that we may be moving towards more restrictions in the near future.With this in mind, I … Continued

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More details on New Company Loss Carry Back Rules

HMRC have updated their guidance on claiming relief for company trading losses to take account of the extended carry back announced in the Spring Budget and now legislated in the Finance Act 2021. The guidance sets out the details required by HMRC where a company is making a claim for … Continued

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WARNING! SEISS Phishing Scam doing the rounds!

We’ve been made aware by some clients that they have received an e-mail which looks as though it’s from HMRC with ‘IMPORTANT APPLICATION’ – You’re eligible for the fourth and fifth grants’ in the Subject field – A screen grab of this e-mail is featured here. The e-mail has a … Continued

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How ISAs work

An ISA is a tax exempt savings account available to UK residents. Whilst the amount invested in an ISA does not benefit from tax relief the income and gains are free from most taxes including Income

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Folkes Worton Insight

Cashback schemes and tax

Statement of Practice 4/97 sets out HMRC’s views on the correct treatment for tax purposes of commission, cashbacks and discounts. Cashbacks are taken to mean lump sums received by a customer as

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