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09 Jan 2022
On 21 December 2021, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, unveiled a £1 billion COVID-19 fund, including cash grants of up to £6,000 per premises for each eligible firm.
HMRC has reminded self assessment taxpayers to declare any COVID-19 grant payments on their 2020/21 tax return.
HMRC is waiving late filing and late payment penalties for self assessment taxpayers for one month.
Finance Secretary Kate Forbes delivered the 2022/23 Scottish Budget on 9 December 2021, setting out the Scottish Government's financial and tax plans.
On 20 December 2021, the Welsh government outlined a Budget to 'build a stronger, fairer and greener Wales'.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is set to introduce a new consumer duty to better protect users of financial services.