Dear all,

 

Together We Count Limited update – 13/07/20

 

I trust you are well.

 

Here is a link to register for the Eat Out to Help Out
Scheme – https://www.gov.uk/guidance/register-your-establishment-for-the-eat-out-to-help-out-scheme

 

Along with some information below:

 

The aim of EOHOS

 

  • Government
    incentive to encourage people to eat or drink in eligible establishments
    during the month of August 2020.
  • To
    assist the hospitality and leisure sector on the road to recovery.

 

How does the incentive work?  

 

  • It
    offers the diner(s) a 50% discount up to a maximum of £10 (VAT inclusive)
    if they eat or drink non-alcoholic beverages on the premises of eligible
    establishments.
  • This
    is an all-day incentive for every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 3rd
    August to 31st August 2020.
  • The
    Scheme is expected to be offered in full during the whole of the opening
    hours on those eligible days.
  • There
    is no limit on the number of times the customer can take up the offer.
  • There
    is no minimum spend.
  • The
    diner does not have to be the one paying the bill.
  • The
    discount of £10 (VAT inclusive) per person’s applied to the whole bill not
    per the person’s share of the bill.
  • If
    the customer purchases a meal with an intention to eat in, but then takes
    it away, you can still apply for the discount refund.
  • If
    you offer other discounts to diners you can still use the Scheme but you
    must take that discount off first before making the claim.
  • It
    applies to adults and children.
  • The
    eligible establishment claims the money back from the Government.

 

What businesses could potentially qualify for the EOHOS?

 

  • Restaurants,
    cafes, pubs serving food.
  • Hotel
    restaurants.
  • Restaurants
    and cafes within tourist attractions, holiday sites and leisure
    facilities.
  • Dining
    rooms within members clubs.
  • Workplace
    and school canteens.

 

What is the criteria for a business to qualify?

 

  • It
    must sell food or drink for immediate consumption on the premises.
  • It
    provides its own dining area or shares one with another establishment for
    eat in meals.
  • It
    was either registered, or provided a registration application, as a food
    business with the relevant local authority on or before 7th
    July 2020.
  • It
    must register for the EOHOS.

 

What does not qualify for EOHOS?

 

  • A
    business that only offers takeaway food or drink.
  • Alcoholic
    drinks or tobacco sales.
  • Catering
    services for private functions.
  • Mobile
    food vans or trailers.
  • Dining
    services (such as for packaged diner cruises).
  • Food
    or drinks consumed off the premises.
  • Food
    or drink that is sold as part of a private party, event or function, even
    where it takes place within an eligible establishment.
  • Hotels
    and Bed & Breakfast where food and drink is purchased as part of a wider
    service.
  • Train
    services, unless it relates to a specific area or dining carriage on that
    train.
  • Dining
    services offered on aircrafts.
  • Service
    charges included in the bill.

 

When can a business register for the EOHOS?

 

  • The
    service to register will be available from Monday, 13th July
    2020.
  • The
    final registration date will be 31st August 2020.

 

What information is required when registering?

 

  • Your
    Government Gateway ID and password. If you do not have one you can set one
    up when registering.
  • The
    name and address of each establishment, unless you registering more than
    25 of them.
  • The
    UK bank account number and sort code for each business. Only do so where a
    BACS payment can be accepted.
  • The
    address on your bank account statement for the business.
  • If
    applicable, your VAT registration number.
  • If
    applicable, your Employer PAYE Scheme reference number.
  • Corporation
    Tax or Self-Assessment Unique Taxpayers reference number.
  • If
    you are registering 25 or less establishments, details must be provided for
    each one.
  • If
    you are registering more than 25 establishments, then you must provide a
    link to a website which contains details of each establishment
    participating in the Scheme.
  • Together
    We Count Limited or any other agent cannot apply on your behalf.

 

What happens after registration?

 

  • You
    will receive a registration reference number. Keep this to make the
    reimbursement claim.
  • You
    will be added to the list of registered establishments which the public
    can view.
  • The
    Government will provide you with promotional material which you can
    download plus they will send out promotional display stickers for you to
    display.
  • At
    a later date an EOHOS helpline number and webchat will be provided if you
    wish to deregister from the Scheme. You will need to notify your customers
    that you have done so.

 

How to make a claim?

 

  • The
    claim service will be available from 7th August 2020.
  • The
    service will close on 30th September 2020.
  • You
    must wait 7 days from the date of registration to make your first claim.
  • Eligible
    claims will be paid within 5 working days.
  • Weekly
    claims can be made.

 

Daily records to be kept by each establishment

 

  • The
    total number of people who have used the Scheme.
  • The
    total value of transactions under the Scheme.
  • The
    total amount of discounts given.
  • It
    would be wise to keep these records for at least 6 years.
  • Fraud
    and compliance checks will be carried out by HMRC.

 

What is the tax position?

 

  • VAT
    based upon the full amount of the customer’s bill will still need to be
    paid.
  • Money
    received through the Scheme will be taxable.

 

Like always, any questions, please do  not hesitate to
ask.

Together We Count Limited update – 13/07/20

 

I trust you are well.

 

Here is a link to register for the Eat Out to Help Out
Scheme – https://www.gov.uk/guidance/register-your-establishment-for-the-eat-out-to-help-out-scheme

 

Along with some information below:

 

The aim of EOHOS

 

  • Government
    incentive to encourage people to eat or drink in eligible establishments
    during the month of August 2020.
  • To
    assist the hospitality and leisure sector on the road to recovery.

 

How does the incentive work?  

 

  • It
    offers the diner(s) a 50% discount up to a maximum of £10 (VAT inclusive)
    if they eat or drink non-alcoholic beverages on the premises of eligible
    establishments.
  • This
    is an all-day incentive for every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 3rd
    August to 31st August 2020.
  • The
    Scheme is expected to be offered in full during the whole of the opening
    hours on those eligible days.
  • There
    is no limit on the number of times the customer can take up the offer.
  • There
    is no minimum spend.
  • The
    diner does not have to be the one paying the bill.
  • The
    discount of £10 (VAT inclusive) per person’s applied to the whole bill not
    per the person’s share of the bill.
  • If
    the customer purchases a meal with an intention to eat in, but then takes
    it away, you can still apply for the discount refund.
  • If
    you offer other discounts to diners you can still use the Scheme but you
    must take that discount off first before making the claim.
  • It
    applies to adults and children.
  • The
    eligible establishment claims the money back from the Government.

 

What businesses could potentially qualify for the EOHOS?

 

  • Restaurants,
    cafes, pubs serving food.
  • Hotel
    restaurants.
  • Restaurants
    and cafes within tourist attractions, holiday sites and leisure
    facilities.
  • Dining
    rooms within members clubs.
  • Workplace
    and school canteens.

 

What is the criteria for a business to qualify?

 

  • It
    must sell food or drink for immediate consumption on the premises.
  • It
    provides its own dining area or shares one with another establishment for
    eat in meals.
  • It
    was either registered, or provided a registration application, as a food
    business with the relevant local authority on or before 7th
    July 2020.
  • It
    must register for the EOHOS.

 

What does not qualify for EOHOS?

 

  • A
    business that only offers takeaway food or drink.
  • Alcoholic
    drinks or tobacco sales.
  • Catering
    services for private functions.
  • Mobile
    food vans or trailers.
  • Dining
    services (such as for packaged diner cruises).
  • Food
    or drinks consumed off the premises.
  • Food
    or drink that is sold as part of a private party, event or function, even
    where it takes place within an eligible establishment.
  • Hotels
    and Bed & Breakfast where food and drink is purchased as part of a
    wider service.
  • Train
    services, unless it relates to a specific area or dining carriage on that
    train.
  • Dining
    services offered on aircrafts.
  • Service
    charges included in the bill.

 

When can a business register for the EOHOS?

 

  • The
    service to register will be available from Monday, 13th July
    2020.
  • The
    final registration date will be 31st August 2020.

 

What information is required when registering?

 

  • Your
    Government Gateway ID and password. If you do not have one you can set one
    up when registering.
  • The
    name and address of each establishment, unless you registering more than
    25 of them.
  • The
    UK bank account number and sort code for each business. Only do so where a
    BACS payment can be accepted.
  • The
    address on your bank account statement for the business.
  • If
    applicable, your VAT registration number.
  • If
    applicable, your Employer PAYE Scheme reference number.
  • Corporation
    Tax or Self-Assessment Unique Taxpayers reference number.
  • If
    you are registering 25 or less establishments, details must be provided for
    each one.
  • If
    you are registering more than 25 establishments, then you must provide a
    link to a website which contains details of each establishment
    participating in the Scheme.
  • Together
    We Count Limited or any other agent cannot apply on your behalf.

 

What happens after registration?

 

  • You
    will receive a registration reference number. Keep this to make the
    reimbursement claim.
  • You
    will be added to the list of registered establishments which the public
    can view.
  • The
    Government will provide you with promotional material which you can
    download plus they will send out promotional display stickers for you to
    display.
  • At
    a later date an EOHOS helpline number and webchat will be provided if you
    wish to deregister from the Scheme. You will need to notify your customers
    that you have done so.

 

How to make a claim?

 

  • The
    claim service will be available from 7th August 2020.
  • The
    service will close on 30th September 2020.
  • You
    must wait 7 days from the date of registration to make your first claim.
  • Eligible
    claims will be paid within 5 working days.
  • Weekly
    claims can be made.

 

Daily records to be kept by each establishment

 

  • The
    total number of people who have used the Scheme.
  • The
    total value of transactions under the Scheme.
  • The
    total amount of discounts given.
  • It
    would be wise to keep these records for at least 6 years.
  • Fraud
    and compliance checks will be carried out by HMRC.

 

What is the tax position?

 

  • VAT
    based upon the full amount of the customer’s bill will still need to be
    paid.
  • Money
    received through the Scheme will be taxable.

 

Like always, any questions, please do  not hesitate to
ask.

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