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Update on Government schemes in response to COVID-19

Update on Government schemes in response to COVID-19 We are now well into the lockdown and we hope that you are keeping safe and well. Here, at Banner & Associates we are adjusting to working from home and although there are some differences to the way we service our clients. Remember if you want a ... Read more

COVID-19 Government schemes to help

COVID-19 Government schemes to help I have compiled this document to help people understand what schemes are available to you from the government.   These are desperate, strange times that we live in. It goes without saying that your priority is for your health and the health of your family and others. Therefore, stay at home ... Read more

Budget 2020

Budget 2020 – Key Points Newly appointed Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has just delivered his first ever Budget to the House of Commons, in fact the first Budget since October 2018 and it’s packed with implications for small businesses. We have highlighted below what would affect our clients the most. We have not ... Read more

New IR35 rules

New IR35 rules – some guidance Well the budget did not deliver for many of us and the new IR35 rules will be coming in from 6 April 2020. We have outlined some points about the new legislation below. If you have any questions, please give us a call or an email to arrange a ... Read more

IR35 – Off-payroll working in the public sector

The draft legislation was released on 11 July 2019 for the off-payroll working rules coming into effect for the private sector on 6 April 2020. There was nothing especially new in the legislation with the reform in the private sector mirroring those already in force in the public sector with some small tweaks. The draft ... Read more

Tax-Free Childcare Revisited

Tax-Free Childcare Tax-Free Childcare is a government scheme available to working parents, including the self-employed, with children aged 0 to 11. Eligible parents can get up to £2,000 per child per year towards qualifying childcare. Parents can use it on a wide range of registered childcare, including: childminders nurseries breakfast clubs, after school clubs and ... Read more