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

Date: 7th December 2018 | Post by: HaesCooper | Category: Personal Tax Updates & Information
It’s important to make sure you have reviewed your assets and decided what you want to happen to those assets on your death i.e. make a Will or ensure that an existing Will is updated. Also, ensure that your wishes as to what should happen to your assets are known through a Letter of Wishes. Plan Ahead: Who Will Inherit...
Date: 5th December 2018 | Post by: HaesCooper | Category: HMRC Updates
The MTD (Making Tax Digital) for VAT pilot arrangements have been extended by HMRC to 500,000 more businesses and HMRC have also deferred the statutory compulsory usage mandate for some businesses. The MTD for VAT pilot is now open to sole traders and companies that are up to date with their VAT. Groups of companies are...
Date: 30th October 2018 | Post by: HaesCooper | Category: Budget News
There was some good news for businesses in yesterday's Autumn Budget Statement... please find below the main highlights... Personal tax The increase of personal tax allowances to £12,500 and the higher rate threshold to £50,000 will be implemented a year earlier than previously planned and so will start from April 2019....
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...