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Vodafone in multi-million pound tax deal with HMRC

Telecoms giant paid millions of pounds to HMRC to settle dispute over the tax paid by an Irish subsidiary, according to reports

19 Aug 2013

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HMRC wins £68m stamp duty land tax case

Taxman successfully challenges SDLT avoidance scheme in judgment affecting 87 follower cases

14 Aug 2013

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Tax advisers could face £1m fines in HMRC crackdown

HMRC launches crackdown on tax avoidance targeting scheme advisers and promoters - and plans penalties of up to £1m

13 Aug 2013

HMRC's five-year plan as renewal approaches on Capgemini's Aspire contract

HMRC is moving from a monolithic IT systems architecture to a ‘multi-sourced model’ explains CIO, Mark Hall, and Capgemini’s Craig Mills

12 Aug 2013

OTS employee benefits review: Taxation 'ripe for overhaul'

Office of Tax Simplification calls for radical overhaul of employee benefits tax and administration rules

12 Aug 2013

HMRC updates tax fugitives’ gallery

Taxman updates rogues' gallery of alleged tax fraudsters in a bid to collect hundreds of millions of pounds of lost revenue

09 Aug 2013

Serious tax evasion cases hit a five year low

Instances of tax evasion cases exceeding £50,000 down 16% on last year and 36% from its peak in 2010

24 Jun 2013

HMRC claims ‘customer' service progress after joint work with institutes

Progress made in several key areas of 'customer' service by the taxman

06 Jun 2013

HMRC shuts £190m tax avoidance scheme

HM Revenue & Customs shuts down tax avoidance scheme operated by NT Advisors which has protected about £190m in tax revenue

31 May 2013

HMRC to tackle LLP disguised employment

Partners could end up paying higher tax and national insurance contributions as a result of government proposals

23 May 2013

HMRC press officer charged under Operation Elveden

HMRC press officer accused of leaking information, including 2010 Budget plans, to Sun journalist in return for £17,500

14 May 2013

Tax net tightens with latest disclosure deals

Advisers are concerned whether HMRC is equipped to make best use of the latest automatic information-sharing deals with British overseas territories

03 May 2013

PAC risks credibility after accusing Big Four of driving tax policy

In accusing the Big Four of influencing tax policy for their own gain, the Public Accounts Committee risks its reputation

26 Apr 2013

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HMRC staff members engage in half-day strike over pensions and working conditions

08 Apr 2013

Half-day strike will disrupt introduction of RTI

PCS members at HMRC to strike as part of 'long weekend' of walkouts by civil servants

05 Apr 2013

MPs question Homer's ability to lead HMRC

MPs in the Home Affairs Committee say they are "astounded" Lin Homer is now chief executive of HMRC following her record at the UK Border Agency

25 Mar 2013

Tailby: HMRC needs external help to fight tax avoidance

Former HMRC anti-avoidance director Chris Tailby says the taxman needs to hire external expertise, and listen to the thoughts of tax professionals

08 Feb 2013

Herring takes narrow lead in tax avoidance debate

Herring and Murphy rejoin debate on Wednesday after guest speaker Ray McCann analyses arguments

15 Jan 2013

Too close to call in first day of tax debate

After the first day of debating, the issue of tax avoidance has split readers down the middle

14 Jan 2013

Accountancy Age tax avoidance debate now live

Tax Justice Network founder Richard Murphy and BDO tax partner Stephen Herring to oppose each other on tax avoidance in Accountancy Age's first 'Debate'

10 Jan 2013

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How software as a service can meet the strategic needs of a growing business

Organisations are now looking for a software service that is cost effective, flexible, streamlined and able to meet the needs of the business both today and in the future

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The Practitioner: Mastering a merger

The Practitioner calls for senior staff to step up to the plate: as clandestine merger meetings take place

Guest Column: My year as FD-turned-CEO

Richard Stone speaks openly about his first year as Share plc's CEO - having served as its FD

Leader: KPMG's SME move part of a worrying change to small practice landscape

KPMG's foray into the SME market will likely succeed, but it must convince clients it will ‘care' in the same way a ‘local' practice would

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David vs Goliath? Small practitioners pick apart KPMG's SME move

Storm erupts after Big Four firm announces it will take on high-street accountants and the mid-tier accountancy firms that focus predominantly on SME market

Taking Stock: Mazuma's Blue (Peter) movie

Those crazy cats at Mazuma have filmed a brilliant Blue Peter-style video. They're wasted in number-crunching

Colin: Ben Affleck's costume drama

Colin wonders how much Ben Affleck's turn in The Accountant will differ from his previous roles

Taking Stock: Shooting begins on Affleck thriller The Accountant

Affleck is the star in Warner Brothers flick about and a mild-mannered accountant who becomes a high-class assassin by night

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