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News and advice by HaesCooper – the latest news affecting you and your business from HMRC and other sources.

Date: 19th September 2018 | Post by: HaesCooper | Category:
A YouGov survey of UK taxpayers showed that IHT (inheritance tax) was voted the most unfair UK tax - no surprise there - but what is surprising is that only a small proportion of UK taxpayers know what they can gift in their lifetime to make IHT an ‘avoidable’ tax. Here at HaesCooper Accountants, we wanted to remind you...
Date: 19th September 2018 | Post by: HaesCooper | Category:
Earlier this year, the UK Government announced that the Childcare Voucher scheme deadline for new members has been extended by 6 months, taking the end date from April 2018 to October 2018. This delay means parents now have a choice – they can choose the new scheme, called ‘Tax-Free Childcare’ or choose to join the older...
Date: 4th September 2018 | Post by: HaesCooper | Category:
HMRC has recently announced that as a result of Brexit and related ‘resourcing implications’ they are postponing some Making Tax Digital (MTD) developments for individuals and businesses – including ‘real-time tax code changes’ (referred to as ‘dynamic coding’) and ‘simple assessments.’ HMRC is already testing MTD with...
Date: 23rd July 2018 | Post by: HaesCooper | Category:
The British Business Bank (BBB) has launched a new online ‘finance finder’ for SMEs (small to medium enterprises) seeking finance. The government is keen to show that post Brexit it can continue to support the expansion of existing UK SMEs and the creation of new ones. It looks like the UK economic future could become...
Date: 18th July 2018 | Post by: HaesCooper | Category: Company Tax Updates & Information, HMRC Updates, Personal Tax Updates & Information
  In 2015, the HMRC announced that they were launching an initiative to improve the efficiency of the UK tax system, by moving both personal and business tax online – it’s called Making Tax Digital (MTD). By 2020, the HMRC has set the target of migrating the majority of business, self-employed and landlord quarterly tax...