Corporate tax

scales of justice

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

Scotland and UK flags

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

The Practitioner: HMRC should be a business adviser

The Practitioner thinks that if the taxman spent more time helping businesses grow, it would hit its tax-take targets

28 May 2014

PR man Hillgrove spared prison after tax conviction

PR executive Richard Hillgrove spared prison after evading nearly £100,000 in tax

28 May 2014

HMRC crackdown generates record £24bn yield

HMRC brings in £23.9bn through campaign against avoidance and evasion

27 May 2014

PBUK: Single rate pension tax relief ‘offers scope for simplification’ - OTS

Flat rate tax relief an option in simplifying the tax regime, says John Whiting

23 May 2014

ICAS: ‘Shouty’ tax debate obscures future Scottish plans

Tax debate has meant Scotland's voters have little knowledge of key facts, warns ICAS

21 May 2014

Half of VAT fines incorrect – UHY Hacker Young

Almost one in two VAT fines are incorrect, according to UHY Hacker Young

20 May 2014

US pivotal to OECD tax plan

The US's corporate tax regime is playing a crucial role in the base erosion and profit shifting the OECD is trying to address, writes Calum Fuller

20 May 2014

FTSE 100 disclosing more tax information

Step change in number of FTSE 100 companies making tax disclosures, PwC report finds

15 May 2014

Tax risk growing worldwide, finds EY

Companies perceive greater tax risk from various sources over the coming two years

13 May 2014

KPMG Netherlands chief quits over tax fraud probe

Jurgen van Breukelen steps down as head of KPMG in the Netherlands following tax fraud investigation

13 May 2014

Take That members face huge tax bill after ruling

Tribunal rules against stars' Icebreaker investments

12 May 2014

Trinity Mirror wins £70,000 VAT fine appeal

Tribunal finds HMRC assessment "disproportionate"

07 May 2014

Hillgrove to take tax evasion case to Court of Appeal

PR man Richard Hillgrove files appeal against tax evasion conviction

02 May 2014

More to come despite UK Tobin Tax court knockback

The EU's Court of Justice only ruled against claim on its prematurity, not merits of argument

01 May 2014

Readers split over HMRC’s mooted increased powers

Schism over HMRC's increasing powers among Accountancy Age readers

24 Apr 2014

HMRC doubles Gift Aid investigations

HMRC steps up Gift Aid enquiries over 12-month period

24 Apr 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

Audit magnifying glass

New audit threshold reform – a threat or an opportunity?

What should smaller firms be doing to prepare for the impending audit threshold reforms? Having a strategy to work smarter, differently, than in the past is a must, writes Simon Warren

Colin: Chocolate coin meltdown

Colin ponders the impact of chocolate coins being pulled 'out of circulation'

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

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