17 April

Ever Wondered Why the Tax Year in the UK Starts on 6th April?

Have you ever wondered why the tax year in the United Kingdom runs from 6th April to 5th April?  The reason is steeped in history. Prior to 1752, the New Year’s Day in Britain used to be in on 25th March, the Spring Quarter day, and the tax year started on the same day. Back in […]

6 April

The 2014-15 UK Tax Year has Started……

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Here are five Key Tax Changes have or will shortly come into force in the 2014-15 tax year: – the standard Personal Allowance has increased to £10,000.– the new ISA annual allowances are £5,940 each for a Cash ISA and a Share ISA. – from 1st July 2014, all ISAs will be converted to New […]

5 April

Investment in Fine Wine

As the UK passes the fifth anniversary of the interest base rate being at a historic low of 0.5%, this leaves businesses and individuals who have cash earning little return from holding these funds on deposit in a conventional bank or building society account. For investors looking for a higher rate of return, there are […]

1 April

The Budget 2014

Further to our live Twitter feed of the main announcements in the 2014 Budget.  This newsletter looks in more depth at some of the key policy decisions that will impact individuals and businesses. As previously announced, the Personal Allowance for the 2014-15 tax year will increase to £10,000.  In the Budget, the Chancellor of the Exchequer […]

21 November

Christmas Office Closure

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The Cooper Faure Limited office will be closed for the Christmas vacation from the end of business on Friday 20th December until Wednesday 2nd January 2014. We will be processing the December payroll on Thursday 19th December.  As a result, if you have Expense Reports for inclusion in this payroll, please could you ensure that […]