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Government launches second round of SEISS

Final chance for self-employed people to claim support.

Group backs new online sales tax

Potential measure would ‘level the playing field’.

Coronavirus loans’ bill passes £22bn

£14bn paid out in first two weeks of bounce-back loans.

More firms access business interruption loans

25,652 applications were successful up to 28 April.

Lenders grant 1.6m mortgage payment holidays

Average homeowner frees up £755 a month.

How to access coronavirus support schemes

Details on how to apply for emergency measures.

HMRC stops sending out paper tax returns

Paper returns need to be downloaded or requested.

Tax group calls for letting relief transition

The ATT voices concerns of “overnight tax hike”.

‘Remove demand to report loan charge in tax returns’

Tax group urges HMRC to "do the right thing".

Landlords take cover ahead of election

Fears buy-to-let sector could be targeted.