The Self-Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) was put in place by the Government in an effort to support self-employed workers impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
However, several issues have arisen since its inception which has caused uncertainty and confusion to those who applied.
Join us for this webinar where our speaker, Jon Harris, Director, Accounting4Actors will be discussing the SEISS as well as other COVID-19 related grants within the entertainment industry. During this discussion we will explore both the technical aspect as well as real life issues:
• Self Employed Income Support Scheme • Treatment of tax return• Challenging decisions• Misallocation of cases • Compliance• Case studies
• Grants– feature more “real life” examples and technical • How should they be treated for tax purposes• Common issues people are facing• What we know• What we’re waiting for
• Discussion: What next? • What guidance to expect• Some advice to delegates listening inDelegates will have the opportunity to have their questions answered at the end of the presentation in a live Q&A section.
• Hear about the issues surrounding SEISS and COVID-19 related grants and what you need to be aware of• Receive guidance as to what to expect next• Real-life and technical case studies• Have your questions answered at the end of the presentation
Jon Harris ACMA, CGMA, MA (Cantab.), FRSA is a Chartered Management Accountant with over 25 years of creative and cultural experience. Jon produced in the West End and all over the world with Shared Experience, for whom his credits included "Jane Eyre", "A Passage to India" and "After Mrs Rochester". He was also Director of London venues Stratford Circus and the New End Theatre before completing his CGMA qualification and beginning in practice. Jon plays tennis, golf and cricket (in descending order of success).
Maciej van der Steen has an M.Sc. in aerospace engineering from the Technical University of Delft. He has over 12 years’ experience in assisting company from various sizes obtaining public funding for R&D, innovation, and investment projects across Europe. He was secured in excess of £140m of funding for his clients. Maciej leads the UK grants practice at EY. He firmly believes that funding is a means to an end rather than a goal, and works interactively with his clients to understand and explore the key innovation pathways in their organisation, and how public funding can be used to accelerate their developments.
Alex was previously a University Head Tennis Coach in Memphis, TN before obtaining his master’s degree at Durham University in 2018. Since graduating with a MSc in Business Management, Alex worked in IT Sales, Networks, and Architecture for the last two years in Reading before transitioning to EY.
Alan leads the Tax & Welfare team at Equity which provides an advice service on tax, national insurance and social security issues for the 47,000 members of the union. This service includes information, casework and taking forward tax policy issues of importance to the sector. He was heavily involved with the negotiation of the new media and performing arts guidance published in September last year.
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