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Drop CGT for three years, urges Liam Fox

Former defence secretary says that dropping CGT will stimulate economic growth

13 Sep 2012

Houses of Parliament

Government borrowing spikes as tax receipts slump

Shortfall in corporation tax receipts blamed for £600m rise in government borrowing in July

22 Aug 2012

Scrap the annual Budget, says ICAS

Scottish institute says an annual Budget causes a short-term approach from government

17 Jul 2012

BIS strengthens reporting framework for directors’ pay

Draft regulations proposes splitting directors' remuneration into two separate parts

29 Jun 2012

Sole Survivor: Why is business start-up loans just for 'upstarts'?

Oldies could be goodies when it comes to start-ups, so let them have have good loan rates like the whippersnappers, says Elaine Clark

06 Jun 2012

2020 Tax Commission calls for single income tax

In its latest report, the 2020 Tax Commission outlines six steps it believes could lead to a simpler tax system

21 May 2012

Potential Spanish tax liability for Sportingbet

Online gambling business Sportingbet faces discussions with Spain's Ministry of Finance

21 May 2012

Cameron - who has the most important job of all?

Bobby Lane believes accountants have done more than the government in helping nurture and protect businesses

09 May 2012

2,000 senior public staff paid through companies

Hundreds of senior public sector staff are paid through companies, despite working in their department for more than a year

03 May 2012

Osborne to challenge India tax plan

India's CGT plan could backfire on the country, the chancellor is to warn officials

02 Apr 2012

Tax can't be simple with a heavyweight finance bill

Despite better tax consultations, a huge finance bill suggests a more complex system, despite government rhetoric

30 Mar 2012

Budget2012: Borrowing target met

Borrowing for 2011/12 comes in a billion pounds lower than expected

21 Mar 2012

Government FDs should reveal limited company officials

Treasury looks to ascertain the number of senior government officials working through limited companies

17 Feb 2012

Councils to choose their own auditors, DCLG confirms

Government publishes proposals on next steps post-Audit Commission

05 Jan 2012

Rich will pay more taxes, say LibDems

Danny Alexander says that the government will go further in raising money from the wealthiest

05 Jan 2012

NAO: Government accounts need improvement

Comptroller and auditor general qualifies first 'whole of government' accounts for its exclusion of controlled bodies such as nationalised banks

29 Nov 2011

It's a thin line between valuable and invaluable

Leveson enquiry unearths more than just phone hacking

23 Nov 2011

Tax breaks for SME lenders, urges FPB

Forum of Private Business calls on the government to encourage alternative lending to SMEs through tax breaks

23 Nov 2011

Film tax breaks extended to 2015

Prime minister announces extension of tax relief for British film industry

11 Nov 2011

CIMA: Government finance functions unexploited

Public sector finance functions have more to offer than number crunching, CIMA says

08 Nov 2011

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

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