Corporate tax

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Government at odds with PAC over tax gap

Government dismisses various Public Accounts Committee recommendations over tax gap and HMRC operations

04 Mar 2014

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CBI calls for carbon tax freeze

Tax freezes in the upcoming Budget will aid UK companies' competitiveness, claims the CBI

03 Mar 2014

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Leader: Is the ICAEW on the mark with Fair Tax thoughts?

Is the institute serious about 'fair tax', or is it just jumping on a bandwagon?

27 Feb 2014

LLP tax guidance could be too little, too late for firms

HMRC's taxation of LLPs guidance may help firms' decisions, but 6 April deadline looms

26 Feb 2014

Tax debt disqualifications dominate Insolvency Service stats

Director disqualifications due to tax debts an increasingly large proportion of Insolvency Service figures - lawyers warn that the service is not dealing with other types of activity

25 Feb 2014

HMRC to press on with LLP tax changes

Guidance shows controversial tests over partners' status are likely to be introduced

24 Feb 2014

UK steps up tax fight against offshore account holders

HMRC launches offshore crackdown campaign, as G20 steps up co-ordination in tax information sharing accord

24 Feb 2014

M&S claims further Supreme Court cross-border tax victory

Supreme Court rejects claims made by HMRC blocking cross-border loss relief

21 Feb 2014

Bristol & West tax avoidance plan scuppered

Upper tribunal rejects avoidance scheme using discrepancy between two regimes

21 Feb 2014

North-east tax expert to head up CIoT technical team

Durham-based Stephen Relf to head up the CIoT tax technical team

21 Feb 2014

ECJ ruling could see HMRC make £115m payment to golf clubs

First-tier tribunal rules against HMRC in VAT dispute

19 Feb 2014

Fair tax mark to be trialled

Tax hallmark will help identify companies with responsible tax policies, claim developers

19 Feb 2014

LLPs guidance delay sign concerns may be heeded

LLP guidance still not published, with professions on tenterhooks

18 Feb 2014

Tax exemption for Commonwealth Games

Income tax exemptions to be put in place for international athletes

18 Feb 2014

Murdoch tax rebate reopens international debate

News Corp receives $882m rebate

17 Feb 2014

Firms united in LLP taxation concern

Firms feel impotent over impending changes to taxation of LLPs

14 Feb 2014

Colin: French speechless at Google tax shocker

Colin thought the people of Paris could no longer be surprised...

13 Feb 2014

HMRC to roll out enquiry centre closures

After seven-month trial, all 281 enquiry centres to close

13 Feb 2014

Flood victims offered tax reliefs by authorities

Range of tax reliefs announced for victims of UK floods

13 Feb 2014

RTI penalties to be staggered, HMRC confirms

Penalties for infringements on the real-time PAYE system are to be staggered over the 12 months to April 2015

12 Feb 2014

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Bank raiding powers could put HMRC at top of insolvency pecking order

Will HMRC’s new bank raiding powers see insolvency practitioners pursuing it for funds taken illegally in the event of bankruptcy?

The Practitioner: The promise of the pension pot

The combination of pensions drawdown and enterprise investment tax planning makes the Practitioner's mouth water - but can the firm get its pensioners lined up in a row?

Leader: Charity begins at home

With so many accountants require support and counselling, an already charitable profession must consider where its efforts go

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Social networking: How does the Top 50 stack up?

Firms are failing to realise the business benefits of social media sites such as utilising LinkedIn

Colin: There's nothing like a well-thought-out plan

Colin wonders whether some SMEs are keeping it too simple

Taking Stock: When tax is stranger than fiction

Sometimes you just can't make it up, TS finds

Scrapping IR35 all very well – but what else?

IR35 has proven ineffective, but 'what are the alternatives?' asks Calum Fuller

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