29 March

Are you Eligible for the Marriage Allowance?

The Marriage Allowance lets you transfer up to 10% of your Personal Allowance to your husband, wife or civil partner. For the 2015-16 tax year, the maximum amount is £1,060.00 that would reduce their tax by £212.00. The Personal Allowance is the amount of income that you can earn in a tax year on which […]

20 March

Budget 2016 – The Lifetime ISA Explained

There were three standout announcements in the 2016 Budget: The doubling of the rateable value eligible for Small Business Rate Relief that will exempt hundreds of thousands of retail stores and offices from Business Rates; The introduction of a Soft Drinks Industry Levy on sugary drinks as a hypothecated tax to pay for school sport; […]

17 March

Budget 2016 and the Business Owner

The Chancellor of the Exchequer used the Budget in the UK to unveil some significant tax changes. Albeit, most of these are pledges for the future. From April 2017: the Personal Allowance will increase to £11,500 and the higher rate threshold will rise to £45,000. a new Lifetime ISA comes into effect where every adult […]

15 March

Tax on Private Pension Contributions

One of the questions that we are often asked is how much can I invest tax-free in a pension scheme each year? As a result, we thought that it would be useful to give an overview. Private pension contributions are tax-free up to certain limits which for the current tax year are: 100% of earnings […]

3 March

Job Vacancy – Accounts Administration Assistant

CooperFaure Accountants is looking for a full-time Accounts Administration Assistant to join our friendly team in our London office based in Teddington. The role will suit a confident, friendly and bright individual, with an excellent telephone manner and presentation looking for their first full-time placement in the sector. We are looking for someone who is […]