Five things you need to know about tax, 7 August 2020

Aug 07, 2020


This week, in Irish tax news, you can read about the Financial Provisions (Covid-19) (No.2) Act 2020, signed by the President on 1 August. In the UK, the application process for the second Self-Employment Income Support Scheme grant opens on 17 August 2020 and in International news, read an OECD report on Tax Administration responses to COVID-19.

       Ireland

  1. The Financial Provisions (Covid-19) (No.2) Bill 2020 passed through the Oireachtas last week, with no Committee Stage amendments by the Minister for Finance. The Financial Provisions (Covid-19) (No.2) Act 2020 was signed by the President on Saturday, 1 August
  2. Revenue published a leaflet containing a summary of tax measures contained in the July Jobs Stimulus

    UK

  3. The application process for the second Self-Employment Income Support Scheme grant to support those affected by Covid-19 opens on 17 August 2020
  4. We want to hear your opinions as HMRC’s Powers and Evaluation Forum recommences its work on data and transparency post the initial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

    International

  5. Read the report prepared by the OECD's Forum on Tax Administration (FTA) regarding Tax Administration responses to COVID-19