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HMRC Furlough Claim Portal

HMRC Furlough Claim Portal Open from 20 April


A standalone web portal will be introduced by 20th April in order to submit furlough claims for your employees.

Details needed are

  • your ePAYE reference number
  • the number of employees being
  • the claim period (start and end
  • amount claimed (per the minimum
    length of furloughing of 3 consecutive weeks)
  • your bank account number and
    sort code
  • your contact name
  • your phone number

You will need to calculate the amount you are claiming. HMRC will retain the right to retrospectively audit all aspects of
your claim to uncover fraud.

More details can be found at this link and this link

It isn’t clear if you need to make the claim or if your accountant can make the claim on your behalf.

If you’d like to know how we can help you with this, or with anything else, feel free to phone 01942 734455 or email me at

Paul has been engaged in the accounting profession since 1988 after leaving the University of Manchester with a BSc (Hons) in Computer Science & Accounting. He qualified with Price Waterhouse Coopers in 1991. After a successful period in industry and a spell working in a local firm of Chartered Accountants, Paul decided to go it alone and established Haywards in 1994. In his spare time, Paul enjoys going to the gym, running, learning guitar and tormenting his Jack Russell, Arnie, and his Jackapoo, Stig. Along with his daughter (his wife hates football!), Paul is also a keen, but distressed, Wigan Athletic fan.