⚠️ We are working hard to ensure this guidance is up to date. However, you should bear in mind that things may change as the government respond to the ongoing situation.

Coronavirus guidance

Updated on 16 December 2020

This page brings together all of our tax and related benefit guidance relating to the coronavirus (COVID-19). We understand that this is a worrying time for many people. Our guidance below covers topics that are within our area of expertise, but we have also put together links to other websites that cover a wider range of information that may be helpful at this time.

⚠️ You should also keep an eye on our news feed, where we will also be publishing coronavirus related updates, developments, articles and press releases.

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The GOV.UK website has the latest information about the Government’s response to coronavirus including the most up to date guidance about symptoms, steps to take to protect yourself or check if you need medical help as well as guidance individuals, employers and businesses.

The links below take you to our latest guidance, and you might find it helpful to look at several or all of them to get as much information as you can relevant to your situation.

You should also keep an eye on our news feed, as we will be publishing coronavirus related updates, developments, articles and press releases there too.

Guidance for employers

Guidance for employees

Guidance for the self-employed

Guidance for people claiming tax credits

Guidance for individuals

Guidance for families

Other guidance

Coronavirus guidance: more information
Information for employers Taking money from your savings
What is the Job Retention Scheme? Taking money from your pension
Employees: illness or self-isolation Help with paying your tax
Employees: work changes Information if you are a student or are repaying your student loan
Employees: universal credit and pay Accessing money in childcare schemes
Redundancy explained High Income Child Benefit Charge: What to do if your income falls?
Support for limited company directors School closures: family members might be able to claim state pension ‘babysitting’ credits
Self-Employment Income Support Scheme Childcare support and benefits for children
SEISS parental extension Inheritance tax exemption
Self-employment and paying tax Support for Carers
Self employment: Illness or self-isolation Carer’s allowance: can you claim?
Self-employment: work changes Volunteering and job opportunities
Help for businesses in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales Scams: please be vigilant!
Test and Trace Support payment Dealing with HMRC during the coronavirus outbreak

Tax penalties: coronavirus ‘relaxations’

Coronavirus guidance home page

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