Central Government

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Government registry of beneficial ownership to come in

David Cameron announces register of UK company owners

01 Nov 2013

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Welsh to receive greater tax powers – Cameron

Cardiff to be granted more power over raising its revenue

01 Nov 2013

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Mixed bag for accountants during party reshuffles

A number of accountants were moved around during yesterday's reshuffle, while key positions affecting the profession also saw new incumbents

08 Oct 2013

Racked-up reliefs see Royal Mail set for tax break

Losses incurred by Royal Mail over previous years see the business able to defer corporate tax payments in the week it is set for an IPO

07 Oct 2013

Miliband’s tax policies divide advisers

Business and tax advisers dubious over Miliband's proposed tax policies after pledged cut in business rates and freeze in corporation tax

25 Sep 2013

Labour plans to scrap corporation tax cut

Labour leader Ed Miliband will pledge to cancel corporation tax cut

24 Sep 2013

PAC: Government slack on stopping tax avoidance

The government should use its "buying power" to ensure suppliers don't engage in tax avoidance, says Public Accounts Committee

20 Sep 2013

Voting set to close in our 'female board quotas' Debate

Vote and comment in the latest Accountancy Age Debate

19 Sep 2013

Proposed changes to taxation of LLPs irk advisers

Professional services firms are incredibly resistant to government's proposed changes to the taxation of partnerships

06 Sep 2013

Welfare reform debacle highlights need for a government CFO

Botched introduction of universal credit highlights need for CFO to lead the charge on financial discipline across government, claims ICAEW chief executive

06 Sep 2013

UK and Panama agree double-taxation treaty

UK and Panama agree double-taxation deal

02 Aug 2013

PAC to turn attention to tax breaks for phone networks

The Public Accounts Committee queries tax breaks used by mobile phone networks

01 Aug 2013

Royal tax exemptions justified, say readers

The tax exemptions made for the Royal family and its estates are justified, say readers in Accountancy Age poll

29 Jul 2013

Online sales tax could “kill” growth, say digital retailers

Chief executives of online retailers warn a sales tax imposed on internet sales could have unintended consequences

22 Jul 2013

Groundhog Day at the PAC

The Public Accounts Committee's hearings are a vicious cycle, writes Calum Fuller

19 Jul 2013

“Don’t chop and change tax rules”, warns CBI

The CBI warns further major tax changes could damage certainty and stability

18 Jul 2013

Government to consult on devolving tax powers to Cardiff

Cardiff could receive powers to set a Welsh rate of stamp duty land tax

18 Jul 2013

MPs accuse Prince of tax dodging in hearing

MPs in the Public Accounts Committee challenge the fairness of the Duchy of Cornwall's tax arrangements

16 Jul 2013

Prince Charles’ tax affairs to face PAC scrutiny

Public Accounts Committee to examine the Duchy of Cornwall's tax affairs

15 Jul 2013

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Plans for 'marketplace fairness tax' designed to level the playing field between online and high street retailers have caused concern among advisers

14 Jun 2013

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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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Bank raiding powers could put HMRC at top of insolvency pecking order

Will HMRC’s new bank raiding powers see insolvency practitioners pursuing it for funds taken illegally in the event of bankruptcy?

The Practitioner: The promise of the pension pot

The combination of pensions drawdown and enterprise investment tax planning makes the Practitioner's mouth water - but can the firm get its pensioners lined up in a row?

Leader: Charity begins at home

With so many accountants require support and counselling, an already charitable profession must consider where its efforts go

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Social networking: How does the Top 50 stack up?

Firms are failing to realise the business benefits of social media sites such as utilising LinkedIn

Colin: There's nothing like a well-thought-out plan

Colin wonders whether some SMEs are keeping it too simple

Taking Stock: When tax is stranger than fiction

Sometimes you just can't make it up, TS finds

Scrapping IR35 all very well – but what else?

IR35 has proven ineffective, but 'what are the alternatives?' asks Calum Fuller

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