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The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation

Lawgistics: Furlough Claim Time Limit

Date: Wednesday 25 November 2020

If you have employees on either furlough or flexible furlough you should be aware of the new timescales for making a claim with HMRC.

The claim needs to be submitted within roughly 14 days after the end of the month for instance:

November 2020 claims - Claim by 14 December 2020
December 2020 claims - Claim by 14 January 2021
January 2021 claims - Claim by 15 February 2021
February 2021 claims - Claim by 15 March 2021
March 2021 claims - Claim by 14 April 2021

If you do not claim by the deadline you must have a “reasonable excuse” which are:

Do make sure you don’t miss those claim deadlines to ensure a smooth furlough claim!

To ensure that you have sure you have the latest information, you can join a live Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme webinar, which includes:

HMRC are continually updating their webinars to reflect the latest information as it becomes available.

To register for an HMRC webinar, CLICK HERE.