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  • Small businesses struggling due to the coronavirus pandemic should be able to apply for a quick and easy-to-access loan of up to £50,000, with no interest charged or repayments needed in the first 12 months. .

    Covid-19: Bounce back loans

    Small businesses struggling due to the coronavirus pandemic should be able to apply for a quick and easy-to-access loan of up to £50,000, with no interest charged or repayments needed in the first 12 months.     

  • Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) Grant Extension.

    Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) Grant Extension

    The SEISS Grant Extension provides critical support to the self-employed. 

  • Rishi Sunak's  Winter  Economy Plan.

    Rishi Sunak's Winter Economy Plan

    Rishi Sunak's Winter Economy Plan.

  • Winding up a business.

    Winding up a business

    The decision of how and when to cease a business is usually prompted by a combination of three main factors - market conditions, market forces, and life changes. 

  • Maintaining your NIC contributions record during Covid-19.

    Maintaining your NIC contributions record during Covid-19

    The Covid-19 pandemic has meant that many people will suffer a reduction in income in 2020/21.     

  • Claiming the second grant under the SEISS.

    Claiming the second grant under the SEISS

    Claims for the second grant under the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) can be made from 17 August 2020 onwards. 

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    If you’re self-employed, paying Class 2 NICS give you access to a whole range of benefits

    Subject to certain conditions and limits, self-employed earners over the age of 16 and below state retirement age are currently entitled to pay both Class 2 and Class 4 National Insurance contributions (NICs).

  • Tax implications of Covid-19 support payments.

    Tax implications of Covid-19 support payments

    Various support payments are available to individuals and businesses to help mitigate the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. Are the payments taxable and how should they be treated?

  • Reasonable excuse – does coronavirus count?.

    Reasonable excuse – does coronavirus count?

    HMRC may allow an appeal against a penalty if the taxpayer has a ‘reasonable excuse’ for why, say, they filed a return late or paid their tax late.

  • Gold Stag Accounts and Starling bank

    Partnership With Starling Bank

    We have partnered with Starling Bank and as users ourselves, can truly recommend them - There's a reason why they won best British bank in 2018, 2019 & 2020.

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