Corporate tax

National Audit Office

HMRC got sums wrong – NAO

HMRC admits errors in estimating effectiveness of compliance drive

04 Jul 2014

UK no tax haven, say Accountancy Age readers

The suggestion the UK is in danger of becoming a tax haven given short shrift by Accountancy Age readers

04 Jul 2014

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CIoT cross-border tax experts to join EC initiative

Tax barristers Jonathan Schwarz and Jeremy Woolf to represent CIoT at European group

03 Jul 2014

HMRC pay up first powers could trigger 'wave of insolvencies'

HMRC's ‘Accelerated Payment' rules due to come into force in July could trigger bankruptcies or insolvencies, Moore Stephens warns

03 Jul 2014

Taking Stock: When tax gets tasty

TS likes cake

02 Jul 2014

Fallout from Icebreaker...commercial censorship?

Where is the line drawn on breach of contract with regards to Deloitte and client Icebreaker Management Limited? Jeremy Lederman gives his views

02 Jul 2014

Barclays publishes first country-by-country report

Barclays' worldwide effective corporation tax rate 53%, disclosure shows

01 Jul 2014

Drugmaker Shire in £241m tax boost

Shire receives tax boost amid takeover approach

01 Jul 2014

HMRC to withdraw ‘denial co-operation’ fraud dispute option

The way HMRC deals with tax fraud is to be 'streamlined', the department confirms

30 Jun 2014

Merging income tax and NI gets public support

Jury of 22 representative members of the British public support idea of integrating income tax and national insurance

30 Jun 2014

Labour pledges corporation tax rise alongside reliefs

Labour in attempt to gain business's support ahead of election with tax reliefs

30 Jun 2014

Number of taxpayer review requests falls

Appeals and reviews of HMRC tax decisions drops in 2013/14

24 Jun 2014

Grant Thornton: Saatchi's SME tax plan needs to be paid for

Grant Thornton's Jonathan Riley claims Lord Saatchi suggestions to cut key taxes for SMEs will need offsetting, as its own report slams UK tax system

23 Jun 2014

Colin: You can't take the taxman for a ride

Colin ponders the implications of McLaren's failed attempt to make its £32m spying fine tax deductible

20 Jun 2014

Government to simplify benefits-in-kind system

Treasury launches four consultations in a bid to simplify benefits in kind

19 Jun 2014

F1 team McLaren denied tax relief for fine

£32m fine for corporate espionage not tax deductible, tribunal finds

19 Jun 2014

Accountant jailed for £95,000 VAT fraud

Robert Leonard Carpenter made fraudulent VAT repayment claims between 2007 and 2012

18 Jun 2014

Abolish corporation tax and CGT for SMEs – Lord Saatchi

Axing corporation tax for small businesses will stimulate growth, claims Lord Saatchi

18 Jun 2014

Conservatives to offer Scotland income tax powers

Conservatives look to afford Scotland greater taxation powers should voters reject indpendence

02 Jun 2014

Interview: CIoT president Anne Fairpo

New CIoT president Anne Fairpo talks Accountancy Age through her targets for the year term

29 May 2014

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Leader: Baker Tilly's naming nerves

Baker Tilly's impending name change opens up a range of possiblities, writes Calum Fuller

The Practitioner: R&D tax credit boon awaits clients

The Practitioner is gobsmacked at the opportunities for tax savings that R&D credits will bring for clients

Macro View: Soaring US dollar could unleash nasty global tremors

If upward pressures on the dollar escalate, its strength could become malignant and the blessing could become a curse

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Auto-enrolment: Know the workforce - assessing workers

Who 'works' for a business? A simple question, but one that requires careful consideration as far as meeting auto-enrolment requirements are concerned, writes Stephen Rowntree

Colin: No-go for new Tesco logo

Colin attempts a unilateral rebrand for Tesco

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

Taking Stock: Rickard very Keen on its psuedonym

Rickard Keen's move to limited status sees some unusual detail at Companies House...

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Why budgeting fails: One management system is not enough

If budgeting is to have any value at all, it needs a radical overhaul. In today's dynamic marketplace, budgeting can no longer serve as a company's only management system; it must integrate with and support dedicated strategy management systems, process improvement systems, and the like. In this paper, Professor Peter Horvath and Dr Ralf Sauter present what's wrong with the current approach to budgeting and how to fix it.

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