Tax bodies

Accountants need to embrace their taxman

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

Anthony Thomas

First step in NI-income tax merger applauded

CIoT president Anthony Thomas welcomes the beginning of a process that could merge National Insurance and income tax

11 Jul 2011

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Tax Law Rewrite Project stirs up dissent

The Tax Law Rewrite Project met with approval for its simple language but experts said the opportunity to simplify legislation was missed

08 Jul 2011

KPMG graduates to take new ICAS tax training

More than 100 KPMG tax trainees to take new ICAS qualification

07 Jul 2011

OTS confirms pension and share scheme reviews

The Office of Tax Simplification confirms focus on simplifying tax systems for pensioners and share schemes

27 Jun 2011

Hartnett envious of Russell Brand's figures

Like an insecure 17 year old boy, HMRC is looking enviously at Russell Brand's figures

24 Jun 2011

Aaronson casts doubt on statutory GAAR

The study group on the general anti avoidance rule has said "it does not yet know" whether statutory rules will be feasible

23 Jun 2011

And it is a yes from Whiting

Will Whiting be the next host on the Tax Factor?

16 Jun 2011

HMRC staff to strike

The PCS union as called on HMRC staff to strike on 7 & 8 June in protest at its sick leave policy

06 Jun 2011

Tax enrolment could breach human rights

Tiered approach to advisors must be handled carefully, warn institute chiefs

03 Jun 2011

Colin: HMRC's identity crisis

02 Jun 2011

New system will improve tax quality, says HMRC chairman

Allowing advisors to input client data direct to HMRC will improve parties' relationships, says Mike Clasper

02 Jun 2011

HMRC chairman denies tax adviser "regulation"

Clasper: Taxman doesn't intend regulating advisors through proposed registration system

01 Jun 2011

HMRC: The Good, The Bad, and The Future

Graham Black, president of HMRC senior staff union ARC, runs through the good and bad at the tax department

01 Jun 2011

Treasury issues OTS job adverts

Permanent chair and tax director for Office of Tax Simplification being advertised

01 Jun 2011

Advisor registration must have independent oversight, says CIoT

CIoT: HMRC must not have sole oversight over any enrollment process for tax advisors

01 Jun 2011

ICAEW expects legal privilege court role

Institute's request to take part in Supreme Court hearing into legal professional privilege set for clearance

31 May 2011

A little trust goes a long way

Government proposals should be welcomed but risk a two tier system

31 May 2011

Government proposes tax agent registration

HM Revenue & Customs has launched a consultation on enrolling tax agents

31 May 2011

Threatening letters show taxman's tension

The letters sent to businesses threatening to auction goods shows the problem of collecting more revenue with less resources

27 May 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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