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Stephen Coleclough

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

CIoT

Simplified corporation tax welcome, says CIoT

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

02 Apr 2013

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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

Keep taxman away from tax scheme panel, says CIoT

HMRC should not have representation on a GAAR advisory panel, warns the CIoT and ATT

18 Sep 2012

CIoT highlights universal credit problems

The CIoT raises questions over the responsibilities universal credit could place on small businesses and individuals

03 Aug 2012

CIoT and IIT complete merger

After both institutions voted for a merger in May, the CIoT and Institute of Indirect Taxation complete the move

02 Aug 2012

Treasury opens the Pandora’s Box of tax avoidance

The Treasury's proposals in its 'Lifting the Lid on Tax Avoidance Schemes' consultation creates a storm

25 Jul 2012

CIoT president urges challenge to “dodgy” tax scheme promoters

Patrick Stevens, president of the CIoT, says rules governing the mis-selling of artificial tax schemes must be better enforced

28 Jun 2012

CIoT and IIT to merge

The Chartered Institute of Taxation and Institute of Indirect Taxation announce they are to merge

29 May 2012

No Greece tax comparison, says new CIoT president

Patrick Stevens, the new CIoT president, says that comparing the UK with Greece is dangerous

17 May 2012

CIOT and IIT set to vote on merger

The CIOT and IIT will merge in early July, subject to ballotts to be taken this month

11 May 2012

IR35: A year of testing tests looms

New IR35 guidelines have prompted a gloomy response. But it seems advisors will have to go through the process of trying out the 12 new tax tests

11 May 2012

CIOT’s president critical of tax system

The head of the Chartered Institute of Taxation criticises UK tax system, media and senior politicians in a speech to members

17 Apr 2012

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