Tax bodies

VAT

Businesses reminded of VAT returns rule change

From April VAT-registered businesses in the UK will have to submit their VAT returns online

26 Jan 2012

Chas Roy-Chowdhury

Tax head urges taxman to speed up penalty notices

ACCA's head of tax says recent tribunals on tax penalties are confusing for business

18 Jan 2012

Taxman misses deadline to create cyber crime teams

Plans to tackle increased threat of web attacks on tax authority's systems now two months late

17 Jan 2012

Taxman meets advisors as it seeks understanding

Taxman has met 23 advisors as part of programme to improve relations and working processes with stakeholders

20 Dec 2011

ATT president calls for tax profession regulation

Stuart McKinnon says agent strategy will "radically" change the profession

14 Dec 2011

Hartnett's retirement: here's to a duller taxman

Dave Hartnett's retirement will deprive HMRC of some colour - but this might be a good thing

12 Dec 2011

Finance Bill 'a result of simplification', says Whiting

Consultation means Finance Bill remains manageable, says Office of Tax Simplification tax director

06 Dec 2011

HMRC staff form whistleblowing group

"Dissent" claims to have 324 members in HMRC offices across the country

05 Dec 2011

HMRC training strategy is undeveloped, says NAO

Auditors find HMRC is unaware of how much money it is spending on skills or where it is being spent

02 Dec 2011

90% of HMRC staff on strike

Unions claim nine in ten staff stay at home on day of strike action

30 Nov 2011

Protestors should cut out attacking public servants

Until HMRC accountability is strengthened, it is unfair to call on Hartnett to resign without full possession of the facts

10 Nov 2011

Dame Lesley stands down as HMRC head

HMRC chief executive officer stands down for health reasons

09 Nov 2011

HMRC appoints two more commissioners

Stephen Banyard and Simon Bowles appointed following criticism over HMRC governance

08 Nov 2011

HMRC arrested advisor on day of client's tribunal

Advisor was arrested as he was to give evidence in £27m tax case, it has emerged

01 Nov 2011

Former ATT president arrested

Andrew Meeson and three associates charged with stealing £5m through a tax fraud

31 Oct 2011

Taxman bullish in face of MPs' criticisms

The government's response to the Treasury Select Committee's report on HMRC showed little change in policy

28 Oct 2011

ATT president steps down over HMRC investigation

Andrew Meeson vows to fight allegations around pension scheme

27 Oct 2011

Hartnett to hold on - for now

Dave Hartnett's admittance of an error might just save him - especially with a precarious sitution at the top of HMRC

13 Oct 2011

CIoT prez creates impression at Tate Modern

Is tax an art, or science? ponders TS

12 Oct 2011

Consultations 'often a waste of time', says CIoT president

Anthony Thomas says HMRC process is "not the way to consult"

12 Oct 2011

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The Practitioner: Stitch-up means 'bye-bye client'

Breakdown in trust between The Practitioner and a client means it's time to call it quits

New scheme provides 'access all areas' to the profession

Historic definition of what future accounting talent looks like is changing

The Practitioner: Heading off client's 'value' query at the pass

A client's new in-house accountant forces the Practitioner to up their game

House of Cards

Firm of cards: The politics of partnerships

Accountants may deny any sense of engaging in the dirty art of politics but, at their core, they are political animals

Taking Stock: TS match special

Two of the Top 50+50's big hitters went head-to-head in the County Cricket Championship

Colin: Alas! Tax! We knew it well

Colin speculates on how theatres might feel about tax relief

Taking Stock: No humble pie after anti-PwC newspaper ad

PwC US and PwC Gibraltar namechecked in what TS can only describe as a 'cryptic' newspaper advert

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