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Monthly Newswire - April 2021 Edition

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Tax E-News - April 2021 Edition

Welcome to our monthly newswire. In this issue we cover a number of recent tax changes and things to be aware of in the future. As usual contact us if you wish to discuss any matters further.

BUSINESS NEWS - APRIL 2021-(2)

#Recovery_Loan_Scheme launches today
The Recovery Loan Scheme will ensure businesses continue to benefit from Government-guaranteed finance throughout 2021. Loans will include 80% government guarantee and interest rate cap.

BUSINESS NEWS - APRIL 2021-(3)

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has released its latest indicators for the UK economy and society. The percentage of businesses currently trading has increased gradually from 71% in early January 2021 to 75% in late March 2021, according to the latest figures.

VAT penalty overhaul confirmed for 2022

Budget 2021 confirmed that the government is pressing ahead with a change to the way penalties for VAT returns filed late will be charged. What’s happening?

BUSINESS NEWS - APRIL 2021-(4)

The mortgage guarantee scheme
This government has introduced a mortgage guarantee scheme. The scheme is open to new 95% mortgages until 31 December 2022, with participating lenders offering 95% mortgages under the government guarantee from 19 April 2021.

SEISS: fourth grant claims gateway now open

SEISS: fourth grant claims gateway now open. The online gateway to apply for the latest round of grants is now open. When should applications be made and what's different this time?

BUSINESS NEWS - APRIL 2021-(5)

The good news this week is that EY item Club has improved its estimate of the UK’s economic performance in 2021 – and forecasts a rebound in growth over the next two years and predicts a return to growth for summer 2021 with GDP to rise by 5% in 2021 and 6.5%