Corporate tax

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Understanding of IR35 rules 'improving', Lords told

Personal Service Companies Committee told in first sitting that understanding of IR35 rules is increasing

26 Nov 2013

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Bermuda and Montserrat latest in tax information deals

Two more overseas territories sign up to automatic tax information exchanges with the UK

26 Nov 2013

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Isle of Man given top tax compliance rating by OECD

Isle of Man one of OECD's 18 top-rate tax compliant nations

25 Nov 2013

Government information exchange agreements will have little effect, say readers

Accountancy Age's readers have little faith in the effectiveness of the government's tax information deals with overseas territories

25 Nov 2013

HMRC and Treasury not sure if Gift Aid helps charities

NAO finds neither the Treasury nor HMRC know whether Gift Aid have had a material impact on charities

22 Nov 2013

House of Lords to investigate personal service companies

Newly-formed committee to by led by Baroness Noakes

22 Nov 2013

Employers running EFRBS in chance to settle liabilities

Employers' trusts offered chance to settle outstanding tax

21 Nov 2013

EU country-by-country reporting drive "not co-ordinated", says ICAEW

Despite its "laudable" aims, country-by-country reporting proposals need refining, say consultation respondents

21 Nov 2013

Tax rebates could drive energy market transformation

Academic calls for tax incentives to encourage consumers to produce their own energy

20 Nov 2013

No cracks in the tax foundations

Following last year's nascent recovery, the Top 50's tax service line has managed to remain sturdy under pressure

19 Nov 2013

Centrica seeks £6m business rate refund

British Gas owner's claim dates back to 2005

19 Nov 2013

MHA MacIntyre Hudson: RTI to expose poor practice

Real-time PAYE will expose errors and bad practice by businesses, MHA MacIntyre Hudson's Alastair Kendrick warns

18 Nov 2013

Universal Credit should follow tax calendar, says Aplin

Aligning Universal Credit and tax calendars could ease burden on small businesses, ICAEW tax faculty chair says in Hardman Lecture

14 Nov 2013

Vodafone in £18bn tax losses claim

Telecoms company could attract fresh criticism over huge tax claim

13 Nov 2013

Thomson Reuters releases transfer pricing database

Thomson Reuters launches transfer pricing database ONESOURCE

13 Nov 2013

New tax partner hires at BDO

Karen McGrory and Jane Mulholland both join the firm in November

13 Nov 2013

Spot the Ball VAT claim to be heard in April

Sportech looks to benefit, even if it loses VAT appeal

13 Nov 2013

European Commission challenges France over e-book VAT

European Commission refers France to courts over its persistence in charging reduced VAT on e-books

12 Nov 2013

Autumn Statement moved to 5 December

Treasury confirms new Autumn Statement date

12 Nov 2013

Treasury scrutiny of Duchy’s tax affairs insufficient – PAC

Public Accounts Committee calls on Treasury to better examine the tax affairs of the Duchy of Cornwall

08 Nov 2013

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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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