Tax bodies

Mike Clasper

Service standards are priority, says HMRC chairman

Mike Clasper acknowledged difficulties since 2005 merger

10 Oct 2011

roulette wheel

Tax gap: HMRC should speculate to accumulate

Could investment into HMRC close the tax gap?

22 Sep 2011

self-serve-hmrc

Self-serve tax easier said than done

Tax professionals voice a wide range of concerns over plans to fundamentally alter the working relationship between them and HMRC

20 Sep 2011

Institutes to help HMRC improve performance standards

Profession will work with taxman in "groundbreaking" initiative to improve standards

14 Sep 2011

10% of HMRC compliance officers reaching retirement age

Parliamentary answer reveals ageing workforce

13 Sep 2011

Test drive HMRC's speedy new model

Taxman's new fast-track process looks to avoid the slow car-crash of the enquiry process, writes Neil Tipping

23 Aug 2011

ICAS warns against Scottish corporation tax

Institute says separate rate will encourage profit shifting

15 Aug 2011

Accountants do what they can for riot-hit businesses

Advisors' services will not bring looted businesses back to full health but they can help

15 Aug 2011

Agent strategy 'contains fundamental issues'

CIoT and ATT warn that agent registration must have independent oversight

11 Aug 2011

OECD appoints new tax head

Pascal Saint Amans takes top tax role

02 Aug 2011

MPs refute HMRC reasons for poor service standards

The Treasury select committee said problems with NPS cannot be blamed for long-running issue

01 Aug 2011

OTS proposes dropping GAAP for small businesses

The Office of Tax Simplification suggests cash accounting for small businesses

29 Jul 2011

Disincorporated businesses could benefit from relief

The Office of Tax Simplification consults on small business taxation

28 Jul 2011

Tax computer says no...

Increasing impersonalisation of the tax system will discourage the UK's good taxpaying culture, warns David Ingall

22 Jul 2011

Taxman plans £235m cuts to IT

HMRC aims to reduce IT costs by £235m, a NAO report reveals

20 Jul 2011

Fix PAYE or risk 'grave' consequences, says tax reform group

Tax reform group warns HMRC that fixing PAYE before the introduction of further systems is urgent

20 Jul 2011

Strathie to take three-month break

HMRC chief executive to undergo surgery, a spokesman has announced

19 Jul 2011

Dishonest advisors to be named and shamed

HMRC's strategy for dealing with dishonest tax agents has been released

14 Jul 2011

Colin - war chest

14 Jul 2011

HMRC must embrace tax advisors

HMRC must appreciate the need for experienced advisors to bridge the gap between confused taxpayers and a struggling Revenue, says Andrew Meeson

13 Jul 2011

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Leader: Baker Tilly's naming nerves

Baker Tilly's impending name change opens up a range of possiblities, writes Calum Fuller

The Practitioner: R&D tax credit boon awaits clients

The Practitioner is gobsmacked at the opportunities for tax savings that R&D credits will bring for clients

Macro View: Soaring US dollar could unleash nasty global tremors

If upward pressures on the dollar escalate, its strength could become malignant and the blessing could become a curse

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New audit threshold reform – a threat or an opportunity?

What should smaller firms be doing to prepare for the impending audit threshold reforms? Having a strategy to work smarter, differently, than in the past is a must, writes Simon Warren

Colin: Chocolate coin meltdown

Colin ponders the impact of chocolate coins being pulled 'out of circulation'

Colin: No-go for new Tesco logo

Colin attempts a unilateral rebrand for Tesco

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

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