15 July

What qualifies for R&D Tax Relief?

A project may qualify for R&D tax relief if it has a result that creates a breakthrough in knowledge or competence within your field. Additionally, this may also be the case if work is carried out to resolve an uncertainty. Developing a new product is not sufficient enough to qualify. The key is the advancement […]

8 July

VAT and Duty on Dispatching Goods Within The EU

Dispatching goods within the European Union (“EU”) is relatively straightforward as the EU operates under a single market which guarantees four key freedoms across the twenty-eight members states.  These are the free movement of goods, capital, services and persons. Whilst the Brexit negotiations are far from concluded, it seems that the UK government is looking […]

30 June

Venture Capital Schemes – The Risk-to-Capital Condition

For companies looking to raise funds based by a venture capital scheme and for investors looking to benefit from the tax relief, HMRC have introduced a key new condition – the risk-to-capital. This condition is being applied to the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS), the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and Venture Capital Trusts (VCT). The […]

22 June

The Enterprise Investment Scheme

  It is a win-win situation for the Company and the Investor! The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) has been made available by the government to help small to medium sized companies grow by acquiring investments. It is one of four schemes available and it provides tax relief for investors who purchase shares. Therefore, it acts […]

14 June

Is Your Company Eligible for R&D Tax Relief?

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Answer our 6 simple questions to help you establish if your company is eligible for R&D Tax Relief: Please click here for the questions.   If you would like to arrange an initial consultation that is free and without obligation to discuss your circumstances, please email us at tax@cooperfaure.co.uk.    

11 June

The Dangers Of The HMRC Consultation On IR35 In The Private Sector

The HMRC is part way through a major consultation on the reform of off-payroll working, aka IR35, in the private sector which ends on 10th August. Their premise is that two people undertaking the same work, one employed and one working as a contractor working through their own Personal Service Company, end up “paying very […]

20 May

The European Commission Approves EMI Schemes Under State Aid Rules

Last week, the European Commission approved “the prolongation of the UK Enterprise Management Initiative (EMI) scheme ” under EU State Aid rules. In their news update, the European Commission stated that the UK authorities notified their plans to extend the scheme in March 2018.  It seems extraordinary that this notification was left so close to […]

20 May

HMRC Warn Against Loan Charge Avoidance Schemes

At CooperFaure, we have received the following notification from HMRC on arrangements aimed at getting around the upcoming 2019 Loan Charge for individuals in Disguised Remuneration Schemes. “HMRC is aware of a number of arrangements being promoted which claim to enable users to escape the 2019 loan charge. HMRC’s view is that these arrangements do […]

13 May

Don’t Miss Out – Unclaimed R&D Tax Relief Is In The Billions

Don’t Miss Out – Unclaimed R&D Tax Relief Is In The Billions

At CooperFaure, we are working with an array of clients to ascertain whether their projects qualify for R&D Tax Relief and, if so, to ensure that all the qualifying costs are being claimed. This week, we secured out largest single Tax Credit payment for a client of over £270,000 and we continue to have an […]

7 April

Tech Talk: Freddie Faure from CooperFaure Limited

Freddie discusses our firm’s experience with technology and the effect that technological changes have had on the industry over the years.   Click here to read the interview. If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us on tax@cooperfaure.co.uk.