Government SEISS guidance updated

To help people that are eligible for the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) the Government has updated its guidance to confirm essential points. Tax  The grant will be subject to Income Tax and National Insurance contributions but does not need to be repaid. Universal Credit Many people awaiting payment from the SEISS grant may have…

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Statutory Residence Test changed to allow skilled workers from around the world to assist the UK’s Coronavirus response

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has written to the Treasury Select Committee, to inform it that the Statutory Residence Test (SRT) is being relaxed temporarily so ‘highly skilled’ individuals from around the world can join the UK’s Coronavirus response without jeopardising their tax status. The measures apply to workers such as anaesthetists and engineers working on…

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