Personal tax

Jailed tax fraudster must pay back £3.3m

A VAT fraudster is given a year to repay

10 Dec 2013

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne

AS2013: What the practitioners say

A round-up of accountancy's reaction to the chancellor's Autumn Statement

06 Dec 2013

George Osborne in front of a graph

AS2013: What the papers say

'Tinkering' is the by-word for the Autumn Statement, a perusal of the papers has found

06 Dec 2013

AS2013: Lack of detail means the fun's in the Finance Bill

The chancellor, in an otherwise dull Autumn Statement, has left a few grenades hidden in the Green Book

05 Dec 2013

AS2013: HMRC to improve systems to cope with information exchanges

HMRC to be given further tools against offshore tax evasion

05 Dec 2013

AS2013: Osborne’s speech largely content-free

The chancellor's speech held very few surprises, nor much content

05 Dec 2013

AS2013: 'Pay now' regime set for tax avoidance disputes

Tax disputes are to place a cashflow burden on those arguing against the taxman

05 Dec 2013

AS2013: Advisers concerned over lack of partnership avoidance detail

Treasury ramps up tax take estimate from tackling partnership and LLP avoidance - but where's the detail? ask advisers

05 Dec 2013

AS2013: ‘Britain on track’, claims Osborne

A round-up of the Autumn Statement's key points

05 Dec 2013

Former CIoT president Stevens made institute director

Patrick Stevens is made tax policy director

05 Dec 2013

HMRC recognises tax system 'improvers'

Stakeholders awarded by HMRC for their efforts in improving the tax system

04 Dec 2013

Osborne should warm to Autumn Statement 'themes'

Accountancy Age looks ahead to the Autumn Statement on 5 December

28 Nov 2013

Paperless self-assessment on the way, says HMRC

HMRC launches consultation on bringing through wholly paperless self-assessment

28 Nov 2013

Taking Stock: Fondness for food could cost you tax breaks

When becoming non-domiciled, ensure you loose all emotional ties with the UK to avoid subsequent tax enquiries

27 Nov 2013

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

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

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

UK200Group: Merging NI and tax "fraught with difficulty"

UK200Group comments on proposals to merge NI with income tax

25 Nov 2013

Number of tax plans drops to record low

The number of tax avoidance schemes available drops to lowest level since records began

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

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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?

Miller's Tale: Quality time(sheets)

Love them or loathe them, timesheets are a part of day-to-day life for most practices. Cara Miller asks whether they're actually outdated, and a hindrance

The Practitioner: In death comes clarity

The untimely death of a client makes The Practitioner think about the role of an accountant

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Probate: How to manage death and taxes

Mick Jones takes a sideways, but informative, view on the issues accountants face in offering probate services

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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