Tax treatment of expenses and benefits during COVID-19

The Government has updated its guidance on taxable expenses and benefits when they are paid to employees during the Coronavirus crisis and how employers should report them to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). The new guidance provided relates to income tax treatment only and not National Insurance Contributions, which may […]

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Temporary tax freeze on home office expenditure announced

The Government has announced a temporary tax and National Insurance Contribution (NIC) exemption that ensures that home office equipment purchased by employees, where reimbursed by the employer, does not attract tax or NICs. Jesse Norman, financial secretary to the Treasury, announced in a statement to the House of Commons that […]

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Working from home

With the Government recommending that people work from home where possible, many businesses will have had employees working from home for the first time in recent weeks. Amidst the logistics and practicalities of setting employees up to work from home, it could be easy to overlook the implications of increased […]

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