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LLP tax guidance could be too little, too late for firms

HMRC's taxation of LLPs guidance may help firms' decisions, but 6 April deadline looms

26 Feb 2014

North-east tax expert to head up CIoT technical team

Durham-based Stephen Relf to head up the CIoT tax technical team

21 Feb 2014

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Taking Stock: Frosty lunch at the Savoy

Don't you hate it when seating plans go awry?

15 Jan 2014

CIoT award for Whiting

Office of Tax Simplification tax director John Whiting is given the CIoT's Council Award

15 Jan 2014

Former CIoT president Stevens made institute director

Patrick Stevens is made tax policy director

05 Dec 2013

Coleclough joins dispute resolution firm Expert Evidence

CIoT president Stephen Coleclough joins dispute resolution firm Expert Evidence

09 Sep 2013

‘More time needed’ to assess impact of HMRC enquiry centre closures

Not enough time has been allowed to evaluate the impact of the closure of HMRC enquiry centres, according to the CIoT's Low Income Tax Reform Group

29 Aug 2013

Interview: CIoT president Stephen Coleclough

CIoT president Stephen Coleclough speaks to Accountancy Age about his plans for his term and the UK's relationship with Europe

05 Jul 2013

Taxation Disciplinary Board handles record number of complaints

A record number of complaints were lodged with the Taxation Disciplinary Board in 2012

04 Jul 2013

Institutes and PCS warn against HMRC contact centre closures

HMRC plans to shut down its 281 enquiry centres have been met with concern by institutes and the PCS

29 May 2013

New CIoT president Coleclough criticises government over EU

Stephen Coleclough replaces Patrick Stevens as CIoT president, and urges government to end its "slapdash approach" to Europe

15 May 2013

Simplified corporation tax welcome, says CIoT

"Harmonising" corporate tax rates will lead to fewer companies planning their affairs artificially

02 Apr 2013

A Budget of carrots and sticks

Government proposals around tax and procurement seem to encourage good future behaviour with business and taxpayers, writes Patrick Stevens

21 Mar 2013

Institutes amend RTI guidance

A joint body of accounting institutes draws up amended guidance to aid practitioners in their shift to real-time PAYE

27 Feb 2013

CIoT asks for real-time PAYE penalty-free period extension

Further extensions should be made to the penalty-free period for real-time PAYE submissions, the CIoT says

14 Feb 2013

Government 'squandering' chance to simplify tax for SMEs

A clause in the Finance Bill 2013 designed to allow small businesses to account on cash basis is "unnecessarily complicated" says the ATT

12 Feb 2013

Whiting: No conflict in new HMRC non-exec role

John Whiting rubbishes claims of a potential conflict of interest between his current CIoT post and his upcoming role with HMRC

18 Jan 2013

Whiting takes non-exec role with HMRC

CIoT's tax policy director John Whiting will become an HMRC non-executive director

17 Jan 2013

AS2012: "We're cutting your taxes...but we expect you to pay"

CIoT tax policy director John Whiting gives his opinion as George Osborne strikes a deal with the taxpayer in the Autumn Statement

05 Dec 2012

GAAR advisory panel to be independent

HM Revenue & Customs will not have a seat on the panel ruling on tax avoidance schemes

08 Nov 2012

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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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