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05 Mar 2021

Government to invest over £100 million in COVID fraud taskforce

Chancellor Rishi Sunak used the 2021 Budget to announce an investment of more than £100 million into a HMRC taskforce designed to combat coronavirus (COVID-19)-related fraud.

04 Mar 2021

Chancellor extends SDLT cut

Chancellor Rishi Sunak used the 2021 Budget to confirm the extension of the stamp duty land tax (SDLT) holiday.

04 Mar 2021

View our 2021 Budget Report

Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered his 2021 Budget speech yesterday, outlining a range of financial measures designed to boost the UK economy once the current coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown ends in England.

03 Mar 2021

2021 Budget - what to expect

Chancellor Rishi Sunak will deliver the 2021 Budget speech today at 12:30pm. We will keep you up to date on the key Budget announcements and supply a full summary, which will appear on our website tomorrow morning.

03 Mar 2021

Sunak sets out Budget to protect businesses

Chancellor Rishi Sunak set out a Budget to protect businesses through the pandemic, fix the public finances and begin building the future economy.

03 Mar 2021

2021 Budget - the economic picture

Within his Budget speech, Chancellor Rishi Sunak unveiled billions in financial support for businesses and families adversely affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

03 Mar 2021

2021 Budget - the political reaction

Addressing the House of Commons, Chancellor Rishi Sunak used the 2021 Budget to 'do whatever it takes' to financially support people and business as the UK recovers from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

03 Mar 2021

2021 Budget - the business reaction

Business groups have responded to Chancellor Rishi Sunak's 2021 Budget speech.

02 Mar 2021

Committee calls for Chancellor to outline plans for tax reform

The Treasury Committee has urged Chancellor Rishi Sunak to outline plans for a long-term tax strategy to help the UK economy recover from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

01 Mar 2021

COVID schemes now supporting 1.6 million UK businesses

The government's coronavirus (COVID-19) support schemes have now been used by almost 1.6 million UK businesses, according to the latest figures from HM Treasury.

26 Feb 2021

SMEs needing advice on imports and exports can apply for grants, HMRC confirms

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) requiring advice on imports and exports will be able to apply for a grant of up to £2,000, HMRC has confirmed.

25 Feb 2021

Online service for VAT deferral scheme opens

Over half a million businesses that deferred VAT payments last year can now join the new online VAT Deferral New Payment Scheme to pay it in smaller monthly instalments, HMRC has announced.

24 Feb 2021

Late payment penalties for self assessment waived until 1 April

Self assessment taxpayers will not be charged a 5% late payment penalty if they pay their tax or set up a payment plan by 1 April, HMRC has announced.

23 Feb 2021

More support needed to help businesses once lockdown lifts

Business groups have called on the government to extend its coronavirus (COVID-19) support through to the end of the roadmap for lifting lockdown restrictions.

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