David Cameron

David Cameron

G8 tax evasion action plan an “anti-climax”

After releasing a ten-point action plan on tax evasion, the G8's proposals have been branded an "anti-climax" by advisers

19 Jun 2013

Conservative prime minister David Cameron

Cameron hails ‘tax havens’ agreement “step forward”

Crown dependencies sign "vital" agreement on tax transparency ahead of G8 summit

17 Jun 2013

Conservative prime minister David Cameron

Cameron: Avoidance as bad as evasion

David Cameron seeks to blur the lines between legal tax evasion and legal avoidance as he addresses business leaders in India

18 Feb 2013

E&Y managing partner issues riposte to tax avoidance critics

Politicians should match their strident rhetoric on tax avoidance with legal change, says Ernst & Young's Mark Otty

28 Jan 2013

Are accountants just caught in the government avoidance crossfire?

The prime minister's speech hammering tax avoidance was aimed at multi-corporations and the profession is a victim of friendly fire, says Sage’s Jim Scott

25 Jan 2013

Cameron calls for international action on avoidance

The prime minister tells an audience at the World Economic Forum international co-operation is required to tackle tax avoidance

25 Jan 2013

Conservatives abandon ‘mansion tax’

George Osborne and David Cameron drop the proposed 'mansion tax', but maintain the rich will still pay higher taxes

08 Oct 2012

Osborne: 50p rate would hit poor

The chancellor claims keeping the 50p top rate would damage British jobs and investment

08 Oct 2012

Cameron outraged as EU tries to tax City

The prime minister says he will "fight" EU plans to introduce a financial transactions tax, which could hit the City hard

25 May 2012

Come on Cameron, cut out the accounting commentary

Throwaway comments about the profession are harmful. So stop it please, says Accountancy Age

08 May 2012

Cameron: Government 'not a bunch of accountants'

Sorting out government finances not just a business turnaround exercise, says the prime minister

08 May 2012

NI holiday scheme hasn't worked, admits Cameron

Prime Minister says the scheme was too complicated and poorly targeted

06 Jan 2012

GAAR to be in Budget, Clegg indicates

David Cameron says government will be tougher on tax avoidance

06 Jan 2012

Cameron's Liechtenstein gaffe

The PM claims credit for Labour policy

03 Nov 2011

Tobin Tax 'an excuse for aid failures', says Cameron

The prime minister reiterates his opposition to the financial transaction tax

03 Nov 2011

Deloitte chief appeals to David Cameron on audit reform

John Connolly calls on Prime Minister to help protect auditors from "ill advised" reforms

10 Dec 2010

Cameron makes CGT climbdown

Over 65's likely to be spared government raid on business assets, which wants gains made on holdings such as second homes to be taxed closer to 40% than 18%

07 Jun 2010

Canada clashes with UK on global banking tax

Canadian premier and David Cameron at odds on the idea of global levy on banks profits

04 Jun 2010

Tories and Labour trading election blows on tax

NI rises will be an "economy, jobs and recovery killer "acording to David Cameron, as Labour holds firm on deficit-reducing measures

08 Apr 2010

Only 1 in 20 to benefit from Tory marriage tax break

Treasury figures suggest tax break would cost taxpayers £600,000

25 Jan 2010

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