Nick is a freelance journalist writing on a range of political and business issues for titles including Financial Director and Accountancy Age. He was previously a business reporter at The Guardian and prior to that reported on media and technology for Thomson Financial News.

Articles by Nick Huber

HMRC website

HMRC tightens tax code for banks, expert warns

Banks will have to confess that they are in dispute with HMRC, under a voluntary code aimed at cutting tax avoidance

28 Mar 2012

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne

Osborne to look at 'dynamic' tax costings

George Osborne has paved the way for the possible lowering of the 45p tax rate by ordering Treasury officials to change the way in which they measure the impact of taxation levels on the British economy

28 Mar 2012

Spaghetti

Tax simplification: Not so simple

The Office of Tax Simplification has made some progress, but government has so far shied away from radical reforms to the tax system

28 Mar 2012

Budget tax break for non-doms

Labour accuses George Osborne of burying paragraph raising inheritance tax exemption for spouses based outside UK

27 Mar 2012

Cut in 50p tax rate to give Osborne pre-election bonus

Geroge Osbrone will have a pre-election tax windfall of £3.3 billion from his cut in the 50p tax rate as high earners delay their income to take advantage of the lower income-tax rate

26 Mar 2012

Has LLP status worked?

Accountancy Age asks whether firms' move to LLP status was worth the effort

22 Mar 2012

Budget 2012: Tax breaks set to boost video game industry

Britain's videogame developers have welcomed today's decision by the government to give tax relief to the gaming industry.

21 Mar 2012

Budget2012: Bank levy claws back corporation tax cut

The increase in the banking levy annouced in the Budget earlier on Wednesday will mean that banks don't benefit from the additional cut in corporation tax.

21 Mar 2012

Budget2012: 'A millionaire’s budget that squeezes the middle', says Labour leader

Labour leader Ed Miliband has dismissed the 2012 Budget as a budget for millionaires that will hurt middle-income families.

21 Mar 2012

Budget2012: 50p tax rate to fall to 45p from April 2013

21 Mar 2012

Budget2012: Corporation tax cut to 24% from April

21 Mar 2012

Budget2012: Tax system should be simple and fair, Chancellor says

21 Mar 2012

Budget2012: New tax breaks for video games

21 Mar 2012

Budget2012: UK to create 1m more jobs next five years

UK economy will create an additional 1m jobs over the next five years, Chancellor George Osborne says

21 Mar 2012

UK Swiss tax deal amended

Amended witholding tax on Britons with hidden money in Swiss bank account likely to boost demand for Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility, accountants say

21 Mar 2012

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