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HM Revenue and Customs

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

John Avery Jones

Avery Jones wins CIoT Council Award

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

11 Jan 2012

Tate Modern

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

Tax body slams record checking plans

Plans to check the records of 50,000 businesses will fail to improve record keeping

18 Mar 2011

Institutes call for technical tax support for MPs

The CIOT and ICAEW have welcomed the proposal for tax professionals to be involved in legislation at an early stage

15 Mar 2011

HMRC's PAYE reforms slammed by CIoT

Institutes protests tight timescale set by the taxman to change PAYE systems

11 Mar 2011

iXBRL delay - what's the harm?

03 Feb 2011

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Leader: Baker Tilly's naming nerves

Baker Tilly's impending name change opens up a range of possiblities, writes Calum Fuller

The Practitioner: R&D tax credit boon awaits clients

The Practitioner is gobsmacked at the opportunities for tax savings that R&D credits will bring for clients

Macro View: Soaring US dollar could unleash nasty global tremors

If upward pressures on the dollar escalate, its strength could become malignant and the blessing could become a curse

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Auto-enrolment: Know the workforce - assessing workers

Who 'works' for a business? A simple question, but one that requires careful consideration as far as meeting auto-enrolment requirements are concerned, writes Stephen Rowntree

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

Taking Stock: Rickard very Keen on its psuedonym

Rickard Keen's move to limited status sees some unusual detail at Companies House...

Colin: EY-ers cheer on partner profits

Colin wonders how EY partners reacted to their profit figures

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