Five things you need to know about tax, 28 August 2020

Aug 28, 2020

Our top ROI stories this week relate to registering for the Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (EWSS) and the requirement for a separate link for agents whose clients are claiming the EWSS. Also, Revenue published a new manual highlighting updates and changes to the 2019 Form 11. In the UK, HMRC is encouraging businesses to register their interest now for the Brexit trader support service. The latest news on the job retention scheme includes changes effective from 1 September. 

   Ireland

  1. EWSS registration opened last week; employers claiming the TWSS must separately register for the EWSS,
  2. The EWSS is treated like a separate tax head, and consequently, it requires a separate link for agents;
  3. Read about the new manual which highlights the updates and changes to the 2019 Form 11.

    UK

  4. The UK Government is setting up a new Trader Support Service – register your interest now;
  5. Read the latest news on the job retention scheme including the changes which take effect from 1 September 2020.