How to negotiate a time to pay agreement with HMRC

HMRC has published details of the specific helpline to contact to negotiate a time to pay agreement if you are likely to have difficulty paying tax because of Coronavirus, but it’s not known whether HMRC will change its usual approach to time to pay, for taxpayers who are having difficulty. In the meantime businesses may find useful…

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Self-employed let down badly by Chancellor

Ignore the newspaper headlines congratulating the Chancellor on a ‘historic rescue package’. I said yesterday – more in hope than expectation – that the government should include measures to help the self-employed, as well as employed workers, in its announcement on Friday. It singularly failed to do so. Anyone who is self-employed hearing the promise of…

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