Guest blog by Andrew Hubbard, Editor in Chief, Taxation magazine
You hardly need me to tell you that these are extraordinary times for tax advisers. Ever since the Chancellor’s initial announcements of support for business through the tax system phones have not stopped ringing as clients, some in dire financial straits, press for information about how much they are entitled to and when will they get it. And therein lies the problem. How do advisers get hold of the information that they need to do their job in these unprecedent circumstances, when all of the tax rules we have grown up with seem to have been thrown out of the window?