Corporate tax

George Osborne

Election concerns likely to colour the Budget

Despite the tendency for pre-election Budgets to be dull, George Osborne may still spring a surprise or two next week

12 Mar 2014

Clapham Bus

Taking Stock: Taxing times for Clapham Omnibus

Where has the man from the Clapham Omnibus got off? TS muses...

11 Mar 2014

tyrie

Treasury Committee criticises government tax targets

Tax targets set by the government are criticised by the Treasury Select Committee after yield targets from Swiss deal are badly missed

11 Mar 2014

Celebs to pay up for avoidance scheme ahead of court battle

Film scheme investors first to fall foul of taxman's new avoidance policy

10 Mar 2014

More austerity as Treasury faces £20bn black hole

Office for Budget Responsibility economic models find £20bn shortfall

07 Mar 2014

EU to raise environmental taxes across member states

The EU could raise €35bn through environmental taxes in two years removing burden on employment taxes, study finds

06 Mar 2014

HMRC to abandon Bitcoin VAT

Bitcoin transactions will not attract VAT, HMRC confirms

05 Mar 2014

Government at odds with PAC over tax gap

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

04 Mar 2014

CBI calls for carbon tax freeze

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

03 Mar 2014

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

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The Practitioner: Funding for growth - options galore

The Practitioner is astounded at the choices available for funding the firm

Leader: Can Tesco questions be answered without more red tape?

Will Tesco's problems be answered by rolling heads and improved controls? Hopefully businesses won't be punished with more red tape

Leader: CFOs must prepare for a more devolved UK

CFOs must consider the potential for all four of the UK nations to set different tax rules and implement separate business environments

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Accountants need a better bedside manner

Step back and put your self in other people's shoes, says chartered accountant Sydney Callis

Taking Stock: ICAEW Council takes a wee break

ICAEW Council meetings taking an uncomfortably long time to get through, TS notes

Colin: Swoop to the rescue

Colin wonders who might be interested in Phones4U's plight

Colin: If you look after the pennies, Tesco...

Colin speculates on the state of Tesco's staff lounge following news of its profits recognition crisis

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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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iXBRL: Taking stock. Looking forward

In this white paper CCH provide checklists to help accountants and finance professionals both in practice and in business examine these issues and make plans. Also includes a case study of a large commercial organisation working through the first year of mandatory iXBRL filing.