Posted by AdviserDirect on 08/09/2019

Brexit boom: Michael Gove orders taxman to back cash-starved firms in major no deal boost

Brexit boom: Michael Gove orders taxman to back cash-starved firms in major no deal boost

Mr Gove, tasked with preparing for no deal, reportedly told business groups on Thursday that HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) was instructed to find ways to assist small businesses through a potentially tricky period. Mr Gove said it would not mean HMRC would stop normal tax-collection actions but it should be making measures to ease financial strains on small businesses a priority. A Whitehall source said: “There ‎was a lot that the previous Government could have done but chose not to.

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