Budget2011: Online tax calculator is born

HMRC release details of online tax calculator to increase transparency

23 Mar 2011


Budget2011: PCG encouraged by IR35 plans

Although IR35 wasn't scrapped, the PCG is encouraged by the direction of travel to make the rule easier to digest

23 Mar 2011

IT issues can be deadly

Budget2011: Short life asset rule 'a step in the wrong direction'

A tax expert has criticised the extension of a business tax break, saying it will require complex record keeping and offer few advantages.

23 Mar 2011

Budget2011: Corporation tax cut could encourage foreign investment

Lower main rate of corporation tax could entice foreign investment, say advisers

23 Mar 2011

Budget2011: What is the price of attracting business to the UK?

Changes to the controlled foreign companies legislation will certainly attract business to the UK. But at £2.5bn over the course of this Parliament, is this worth it?

23 Mar 2011

Budget2011: Inheritance tax divides the experts

Inheritance tax changes in today's budget have divided experts, with some welcoming the revisions and others arguing government is avoiding the issue of reform.

23 Mar 2011

Budget2011: Osborne needs to do more for UK to be best tax regime in G20

Chancellor told he needs to do more than cut corporation tax for the UK to be the most competitive tax regime in the G20 group of countries

23 Mar 2011

Budget2011: 50% tax rate 'will inevitably fall'

Experts are united in predicting the 50% tax rate for top earners will be reduced, but estimates for when it will fall vary from 2012 to the end of parliament.

23 Mar 2011

Budget2011: Time to Pay lives on

Time to Pay, HMRC's tax defrral scheme for businesses, remains in place

23 Mar 2011

Budget2011: DVD VAT loophole remains, warn advisers

George Osborne talks tough about clamping down on low tax regime for offhsore DVD retailers, but advisers say he has paid lip service to dealing with the issue

23 Mar 2011

Budget2011: R&D tax credit abolishes caps

Research and development tax credit expanded to help more businesses

23 Mar 2011

Budget2011: End of taxi tax relief will hit City employers

Employers will have to suck up the cost of the end of taxi tax relief

23 Mar 2011

Budget2011: Recovery slower than 80s and 90s

Office for Budget Responsibility revises down its growth forecast but says space capacity gives economy an opportunity

23 Mar 2011

Budget2011: Northern Irish corporation tax a "mistake"

Proposals to consult on a separate corporation tax in Northern Ireland is unlikely to help businesses, tax expert says

23 Mar 2011

Budget2011: At last, a government that listens

You may not agree with the Budget, but you have to agree with the open way it has been put together

23 Mar 2011

Budget2011: Tax advisers in focus for Budget

Dishonest tax advisers have come under scrutiny in the Budget, as George Osborne has announced further consultation and legislation in the coming months.

23 Mar 2011

Budget2011: Treasury renews tax avoidance campaign

Budget sees coalition refresh the commitment to beating tax avoidance after 'reality check'

23 Mar 2011

Budget2011: Whiting "disappointed" at failure to review NI contributory principle

The tax director of the Office of Tax Simplification has said that the ruling out of a review of the contributory principle of National Insurance was a "disappointment"

23 Mar 2011

Budget2011: IR35 to stay in place

Government will improve administration of controversial freelance tax rules but not scrap them

23 Mar 2011

Budget2011: 'It's hurting but not working', says Labour leader

Ed Miliband has ridiculed government claims that its 2011 Budget is about growth and recovery

23 Mar 2011

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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

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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

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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

Colin: Captain Obvious joins the Lib Dems

Colin wonders what other bleeding obvious policies the Lib Dems will announce in the run-up to the election

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