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

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...
Date: 4th May 2017 | Post by: HaesCooper | Category: Company Tax Updates & Information
Two new rules have been created to counter certain company car and van schemes that HMRC considers unfair tax avoidance. When will they take effect and what action should you be taking before then? Changing the rules to suit During the last couple of years tribunals have disagreed with HMRC's interpretation of the rules on...
Date: 4th May 2017 | Post by: HaesCooper | Category: Company Director Information
From April directors can borrow more from their company without being taxed. The downside is that the company still faces a tax bill. As a director how can you take advantage of the new tax break without your company being hit? Company loan recap If you borrow money from your company there are two possible tax charges. The...