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

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...
Date: 12th August 2019 | Post by: HaesCooper | Category: Company Director Information, Company Tax Updates & Information
  There are currently many online comments and advisory reports designed to encourage UK SMEs into ‘Going Green’ – sustainably running their business. We at HaesCooper are all for SMEs taking advantage of the tax incentives available when ‘Going Green’. In our ‘Part 1 Going Green blog post’, we dealt with the ‘green’...
Date: 6th August 2019 | Post by: HaesCooper | Category: Company Director Information, Company Tax Updates & Information
  First Year Allowances (FYA) to End First, a warning for SMEs – 100% First Year Allowances (FYA) for capital expenditure for business capital assets that qualify as energy/water saving equipment and new low emission cars (not exceeding 50g/km CO2) is due to end on the 5th of April 2020. So, if you have plans to invest in...
Date: 10th July 2019 | Post by: HaesCooper | Category: Company Director Information, Company Tax Updates & Information
In addition to HMRC, the cyber criminals are also targeting SMEs in order to take their money. The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has said that a SME has around a ‘one in two chance of experiencing a cyber security breach. Cybercrime for SME’s – What’s the Risk? Recent research by Chubb has indicated that ‘...