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COVID-19 Financial Support Update

On 29 May, the Chancellor announced extension to the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) and further details on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). Self-Employment Income Support Scheme The SEISS has been extended to allow those eligible to claim a second grant. The following details have been announced: Application will open in August Grant will be […]

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NI Micro-business Hardship Fund

A new NI Micro-business Hardship Fund has been launched by the NI Executive to help micro-businesses and other social enterprises that have been unable to access other COVID-19 financial support measures. The £40 million fund, which will be administered by Invest Northern Ireland on behalf of the Department for the Economy, will offer emergency funding […]

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Bounce Back Loan Scheme for Small Businesses

The government has announced a new Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS) for small to medium sized businesses.  The details are as follows: Businesses will be able to apply from 9am on Monday 4 May; Loans available for 25% of turnover up to a maximum of £50,000; Minimum loan of £2,000; No forward looking test on […]

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Self-Employed Income Support Scheme

On 26 March, the Government announced the following details of the coronavirus financial support package they have put in place for self-employed persons. Eligibility To be eligible, you have to have: Submitted a self-assessment tax return for 2018/19; Traded in 2019/20, be trading when you apply (or would be if it was not for Covid-19), […]

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Coronavirus: Business Support Grant Update

The Small Business Grant Scheme, through which £10,000 will be provided to all businesses who are currently in receipt of the Small Business Rate Relief Scheme, is now open. If the Land and Property Service currently holds bank details for a business, the payment will be made automatically into the businesses bank account. If the […]

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Coronavirus/Covid19 Update 24/03/2020

Our Business Operations With effect from today our offices will not be manned.  All staff are working from home.  We are still able to receive and respond to emails and telephone contact details are available from our answering service. If you need to see us please phone or email in advance so that we can […]

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Covid19 Update

In light of the current situation we have taken the decision to move, where possible, to working from home with effect from Thursday 19 March. Most members of staff will be working from home and our offices will only be staffed to deal with administrative duties and tasks which cannot be performed from home. The […]

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August News

In this month’s news we report on forthcoming restrictions in interest relief on residential property, HMRC’s latest ‘tax cheat’ targets and revised student loan deduction guidance for employers. Please contact us if you would like further guidance on any of the areas covered. Residential property income and interest relief The government has issued guidance and examples […]

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MTS Speers

Introducing

MTS Chartered Accountants are excited to announce its merger with Holywood based accountancy firm Graham Speers & Company. Both MTS and Speers & Company, approaching their 50th and 30th anniversaries respectively, have long standing reputations for offering their clients a wide range of services and outstanding client relations and we strongly believe that this merger […]

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Budget 2016

George Osborne presented his Budget on Wednesday 16 March 2016. In his speech the Chancellor reported on ‘an economy set to grow faster than any other major advanced economy in the world’.  Towards the end of 2015 the government issued many proposed clauses of Finance Bill 2016 together with updates on consultations. The Budget proposed […]

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