20 March

The Employment Allowance

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One of the key incentives from the government to encourage businesses to either retain or take on additional staff is set to come into effect from 6th April 2014. The Employment Allowance will be available to most companies that run a payroll and that pay Class 1 National Insurance Contributions on employees’ and/or Directors’ earnings. […]

25 February

Capital Gains Tax, Private Residence Relief and the Accidental Landlord

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A topic that we have been asked to cover is the impact of the changes to Private Residence Relief that will come into effect from April 2014 and, in particular, how this affects the ‘Accidental Landlord’ who has rented out their property as residential accommodation as a result of, say, a work secondment abroad. To […]

18 February

HMRC Delays Imposition of RTI Late Filing Penalties

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HM Revenue and Customs has announced that it is changing the IT systems that support its Real Time Information (RTI) system for PAYE. As a result, HMRC is the delaying the imposition of fines on employers who have not implemented a RTI-compliant payroll system. Under the original proposals when RTI was implemented at the start of […]

18 February

CooperFaure Email Newsletter – FREE Subscription Service

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2014 promises to be a pivotal year for the economic recovery both in the United Kingdom and the Eurozone. In the United Kingdom, whilst there has been a significant reduction in the level of unemployment and an easing of inflationary pressures, there remains a major concern that the growth in the economy is not being […]