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FAQs

26 February 2021

How do I join or obtain information about it?

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25 February 2021

What if I have not filed my SATR?

You will incur a £100 penalty if the tax return is up to 3 months late. You will also have to pay interest on late payments.
25 February 2021

What if I do not pay my Tax Bill or pay it late?

HMRC will apply late payment penalties and interest.
25 February 2021

What if I cannot afford my Tax Bill?

We can help enter into a time to pay arrangement (TTP) with HMRC to spread the cost over a number of months
25 February 2021

How do I join or obtain information?

To subscribe to our service, payment for the amount due should be sent as stated on the accompanying letter/response slip. If you need any more information, we can provide this by email or post.
25 February 2021

Who are Professional Fee Protection (PFP)?

PFP are specialist providers of Tax Enquiry Insurance. They pioneered fee protection in the UK over 30 years ago. They have protected over 600,000 different businesses and individuals. They are committed to working in conjunction with […]
25 February 2021

If I have missed the filing deadline for my return, am I still covered?

Returns which have been submitted more than 90 days late will be excluded from the service.
25 February 2021

I might leave it for now and think about taking cover later in the year

Protection is only available from the date the subscription payment is received. If an enquiry letter is received from HMRC prior to receipt of payment, our fees will not be settled under the service.
25 February 2021

I have already got some protection through a trade subscription or policy e.g. FSB.

The cover offered by these types of protection is often not as wide ranging as the service we offer. Such policies are not likely to pay our fees to look after you and may instead bring […]
25 February 2021

I don’t think I need protection.

Like any other protection to meet an unexpected cost, everyone hopes that they do not need it but when a costly enquiry starts, clients are glad that they have paid the small annual charge.
25 February 2021

My company hasn’t yet filed its first corporation tax return with HMRC

If the company has employees and/or is VAT registered, there are still advantages of joining the service before the first corporation tax return is filed, for example, in the event of a PAYE or VAT enquiry.
25 February 2021

What happens if we have a new director/partner join our business part way through the year?

Providing the business has subscribed, and we are engaged to prepare the personal tax return for the director/partner, they will automatically be included within the service at no extra cost.
25 February 2021

You prepare business tax and personal tax returns for us, what subscription do we need?

A business subscription will automatically provide personal tax protection for the partners, directors, company secretary and their spouses providing we also prepare their tax returns. A sole trade supplement may be required where you have additional […]
25 February 2021

I have only just engaged you as my accountant and you have not yet filed a return for me, should I wait to join?

Once you join the service, you will be protected against our fees relating to enquiries raised into previous years, even if we did not prepare the return. Exclusions to this would include any fees incurred by […]
25 February 2021

I have done nothing wrong, why should I be worried about a tax enquiry?

Most tax enquiries are generated by computer ‘risk profiling’ and many are selected completely at random. As a result, anyone can be picked for investigation, even if you have done nothing wrong.
25 February 2021

What is a Tax Investigation Service?

It is a Service set up by us and is backed by an insurance policy we have taken out in our own name with Professional Fee Protection (PFP) and protects our clients who suffer a tax […]
25 February 2021

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25 February 2021

Should I Make Policy Changes For Employees Who Are Now Working From Home?

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25 February 2021

Who are Professional Fee Protection (PFP)?

PFP are specialist providers of Tax Enquiry Insurance. They pioneered fee protection in the UK over 30 years ago. They have protected over 600,000 different businesses and individuals. They are committed to working in conjunction with […]
25 February 2021

If I have missed the filing deadline for my return, am I still covered?

Returns which have been submitted more than 90 days late will be excluded from the service.
25 February 2021

I might leave it for now and think about taking cover later in the year

Protection is only available from the date the subscription payment is received. If an enquiry letter is received from HMRC prior to receipt of payment, our fees will not be settled under the service.
25 February 2021

I have already got some protection through a trade subscription or policy e.g. FSB.

The cover offered by these types of protection is often not as wide ranging as the service we offer. Such policies are not likely to pay our fees to look after you and may instead bring […]
25 February 2021

I don’t think I need protection.

Like any other protection to meet an unexpected cost, everyone hopes that they do not need it but when a costly enquiry starts, clients are glad that they have paid the small annual charge.
25 February 2021

My company hasn’t yet filed its first corporation tax return with HMRC

If the company has employees and/or is VAT registered, there are still advantages of joining the service before the first corporation tax return is filed, for example, in the event of a PAYE or VAT enquiry.
25 February 2021

What happens if we have a new director/partner join our business part way through the year?

Providing the business has subscribed, and we are engaged to prepare the personal tax return for the director/partner, they will automatically be included within the service at no extra cost.
25 February 2021

You prepare business tax and personal tax returns for us, what subscription do we need?

A business subscription will automatically provide personal tax protection for the partners, directors, company secretary and their spouses providing we also prepare their tax returns. A sole trade supplement may be required where you have additional […]
25 February 2021

I have only just engaged you as my accountant and you have not yet filed a return for me, should I wait to join?

Once you join the service, you will be protected against our fees relating to enquiries raised into previous years, even if we did not prepare the return. Exclusions to this would include any fees incurred by […]
25 February 2021

I have done nothing wrong, why should I be worried about a tax enquiry?

Most tax enquiries are generated by computer ‘risk profiling’ and many are selected completely at random. As a result, anyone can be picked for investigation, even if you have done nothing wrong.
25 February 2021

What is a Tax Investigation Service?

It is a Service set up by us and is backed by an insurance policy we have taken out in our own name with Professional Fee Protection (PFP) and protects our clients who suffer a tax […]
25 February 2021

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25 February 2021

What does SSAP stand for?

Standard System and Procedures for external use eg. (clients).
25 February 2021

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25 February 2021

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25 February 2021

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25 February 2021

How To Manage Coronavirus Issues At Work As An Employer.

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25 February 2021

Am I Considered a Key Worker?

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25 February 2021

Should I Make Policy Changes For Employees Who Are Now Working From Home?

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25 February 2021

I have heard the Government has a Whatsapp for COVID-19 information

Both the uk government and the World Health Organisation has set up Whatsapp services. For more information including the numbers you need to use the services, click here
25 February 2021

Do I Have To Pay Employees Who Have Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

If an Employee has been diagnosed with Coronavirus, they will qualify for SSP This is £94.25 per week for up to 28 weeks
25 February 2021

I am Self-Employed, Will I Get Any Support?

A support Package for the self-employed has been announced by the Chancelor Rishi Sunak Read here for more information on this package and how it may help you.
25 February 2021

What Financial Packages Are The Goverment Offering?

See the full list here
25 February 2021

Can I Get a Goverment Grant?

The Government are offering a one-off grant of £10,000 to eligible business if: your business is based in England you are a small business and are already qualify for the small business rate relief (SBRR), Rural […]
25 February 2021

I Have Heard That Businesses Do Not Need To Pay Business Rates, Is That True?

The Government has setup a Business Rates Holiday for Certain Industries Click here for further informatio
25 February 2021

Am I Entitled To Statutory Sick Pay?

Every worker who is self-isolating is entitled to SSP. This depends on earnings meeting the minimum level requirements to be entitled. For companies with fewer than 250 staff, the government will refunf SSP for the first […]
25 February 2021

I am Self-Isolating, Do I Need a Sick Note?

You are able to obtain a digital sick note to pass on to your employers if you suspect you have Coronavirus or have reason to self-isolate. For the first seven days of sickness, most workplaces allow […]
25 February 2021

How Do I Meet Overheads and Salaries?

The Government has introduced financial support packages to assist businesses in these troubling times See a list of them here You may be eligible for a Business Interruption Loa Staff can be Furloughed, meaning that they […]
25 February 2021

Do I Need To Shut Down My Business?

The Government has said people should work from home where possible. You can setup systems to enable employees to work from gome and there are many collaboration softwares available to ensure teams are working together. Where […]
25 February 2021

What is the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme?

25 February 2021

I am Self-Employed

25 February 2021

What is my bank offering?

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