CIOT

Anthony Thomas

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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German-Swiss tax deal could see UK-Swiss contract change

If Germany and Switzerland agree higher tax rates, the UK can request that the UK-Swiss treaty matches that

10 Apr 2012

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HMRC faces up to advisors' woes

Senior tax advisors welcome the first stage of the taxman's attempts to improve service delivery, with visits to each others' turf proving an eye-opener

05 Apr 2012

SME winding-up costs to rise as tax concession tightened

Tax breaks on voluntary winding up orders reduced in effort to counter tax avoidance

06 Feb 2012

Win £100,000 for filing tax on time

The government is discussing an £100,000 prize draw to those that meet the self-assessment deadline

12 Jan 2012

Avery Jones wins CIoT Council Award

Former tax tribunal commissioner becomes only second ever CIoT Council Award recipient

11 Jan 2012

CIoT prez creates impression at Tate Modern

Is tax an art, or science? ponders TS

12 Oct 2011

Consultations 'often a waste of time', says CIoT president

Anthony Thomas says HMRC process is "not the way to consult"

12 Oct 2011

Chartered accountants given special provisions under Swiss deal

Swiss agreement allows "accountants who are members of relevant professional bodies" to certify non-doms

07 Oct 2011

Serious questions remain over Business Record Checks

Scaled back or not - tax advisors are still concerned that questions over the operation of HMRC's business record checking remain unanswered

23 Sep 2011

Self-serve tax easier said than done

Tax professionals voice a wide range of concerns over plans to fundamentally alter the working relationship between them and HMRC

20 Sep 2011

Institutes to help HMRC improve performance standards

Profession will work with taxman in "groundbreaking" initiative to improve standards

14 Sep 2011

Agent strategy 'contains fundamental issues'

CIoT and ATT warn that agent registration must have independent oversight

11 Aug 2011

The tax system needs trust, says CIoT

President Anthony Thomas calls on the UK tax system to work more effectively, following Treasury Select Committee concerns

01 Aug 2011

First step in NI-income tax merger applauded

CIoT president Anthony Thomas welcomes the beginning of a process that could merge National Insurance and income tax

11 Jul 2011

New system will improve tax quality, says HMRC chairman

Allowing advisors to input client data direct to HMRC will improve parties' relationships, says Mike Clasper

02 Jun 2011

Advisor registration must have independent oversight, says CIoT

CIoT: HMRC must not have sole oversight over any enrollment process for tax advisors

01 Jun 2011

Overview: New CIoT president Anthony Thomas

The institute's new president pulled no punches against HMRC - but the taxman could benefit in the long run

26 May 2011

HMRC/CIoT relationship at its worst, says new president

Anthony Thomas to announce at CIoT AGM the end of "special relationship" with HMRC

17 May 2011

CIoT president emphasises HMRC relationship

Anthony Thomas' inaugural speech to stress importance of building trust with HMRC

17 May 2011

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AS2014: Osborne's reforms sensible - IoD

Sensible reforms preface more radical tax policies in next parliament, writes Institute of Directors' head of taxation Stephen Herring

#AS2014: ACCA still concerned over public coffers, despite spending plans

Government's spending plans give false impression of state of the UK's finances, writes ACCA's Chas Roy-Chowdhury

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Alastair Kendrick walks through the new landscape for workers engaged through intermediaries, and finds that clients might not have up-to-scratch systems and processes

Taking Stock: Massaging the figures

TS was pleased to note some interesting methods to alleviate Christmas stress

Colin: Using Google to make money out of the net

Colin thinks Osborne's latest tax wheeze means he is not such a bad egg after all

Taking Stock: Daddy issues at French Duncan

Taking Stock spares a though for Alasdair Cairns, who has just gained a new boss. His dad.

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