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

Date: 19th November 2019 | Post by: HaesCooper | Category:
Following the success of changes made to Capital Gains Tax (CGT) and residential property sales in 2015 – further changes are set to be introduced from the 6th of April 2020, for UK residents who own residential property in the UK or abroad. The CGT changes from and including the tax year 2020/21 will mean that any CGT...
Date: 19th November 2019 | Post by: HaesCooper | Category:
Membership Subscription Tax Relief If you are a director or employee and you pay a subscription to be a member of an organisation check to see if you can obtain Income Tax relief for the cost of the subscription as HMRC have updated their list of ‘approved organisations’. Remember to qualify you must be working in a job...
Date: 22nd October 2019 | Post by: HaesCooper | Category:
The HMRC are following up on their success in obtaining and using information from overseas tax authorities by sending out letters to overseas corporate/trust owners who let UK residential property, and their tenants. HMRC has sent out two standard formatted letters; one to overseas corporate/trust owners and one to the...
Date: 7th October 2019 | Post by: HaesCooper | Category:
The recent changes to the taxation of UK investment property, announced by HMRC, were introduced to ensure that non-residents are liable to UK taxation on gains made from selling UK properties, like that of UK residents. We have been covering the topic in previous blog posts which can be found here: Tax Actions to Consider...
Date: 11th September 2019 | Post by: HaesCooper | Category:
In spite of the business uncertainty over Brexit, the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) will continue its funding of UK SMEs. In a recent announcement, £11.8 million of business support is to be made available to SMEs through the Manufacturing Growth Programme – as managed by the Economic Growth Programme, as part...