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AS2011: 100% capital allowances to be rolled out

ENGLISH regions are to benefit from an extension of preferential capital allowance rates

29 Nov 2011

AS2011: Osborne targets pension tax avoidance

Osborne targets tax avoidance based on pensions in an effort to raise £500m a year

29 Nov 2011

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Osborne set to increase bank levy

Chancellor expected to announce increase to 0.078% from 0.075%

29 Nov 2011

ICAEW wants repairs VAT reduction to 5%

Institute calls for drop in VAT and increase in Enterprise Investment Scheme relief to starve off double-dip recession

23 Nov 2011

NIC holiday take-up remains low

Chancellor urged to expand scheme, as take-up of NIC holiday falls well short of the government's original projections, despite letter campaign

04 Nov 2011

Chancellor to introduce tax-breaks on environmental levies

George Osborne could announce tax breaks for energy intensive industries in a mini-budget next month

18 Oct 2011

Osborne rules out tax cuts

Chancellor says tax cuts are unlikely during world economic crisis

03 Oct 2011

Behind the 50p rate headline figures

Estimates of how much the top rate of tax will raise, or lose, have dominated finance pages. But to what extent can we rely on the headline figures?

15 Sep 2011

50p rate to raise £12.6bn in five years, Treasury figures show

Parliamentary question reveals Treasury's revenue projection for top rate of tax

08 Sep 2011

Economists attack 50p tax rate

A group of influential academics says top rate of tax is harming growth

07 Sep 2011

UK and Switzerland announce historic agreement

Deal to be worth billions of pounds to the Exchequer

24 Aug 2011

Removal of 50p tax rate is cuckoo says Treasury minister

Danny Alexander labels former chancellor and some Conservatives as living in "cloud cuckoo land"

01 Aug 2011

NIC holiday figures still short of target

New businesses still failing to take up flagship government scheme

21 Jul 2011

Queen's accounts to face full NAO scrutiny

Royal finance reform opens Queen's accounts up to the National Audit Office

04 Jul 2011

Financial Power List: half term reports

We've dusted down the mortar boards to write the mid-term reports on the class of the Accountancy Age Power List. Who is top and who needs to improve their grades?

23 Jun 2011

Tax on oil and gas sees Centrica cut investment

Chancellor's increase in tax on oil and gas production sees Centrica rein back on spending plans

10 May 2011

2013 earmarked for cutting 50% rate

Speculation emerges that the chancellor is planning to lower the higher rate of income tax in two

11 Apr 2011

Blog: A 'growth' Budget overshadowed by disappointing... growth

The chancellor changes tack but will his new focus on growth work

24 Mar 2011

A growth Budget overshadowed by disappointing growth

24 Mar 2011

Budget2011: 'It's hurting but not working', says Labour leader

Ed Miliband has ridiculed government claims that its 2011 Budget is about growth and recovery

23 Mar 2011

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The Practitioner: Mastering a merger

The Practitioner calls for senior staff to step up to the plate: as clandestine merger meetings take place

Guest Column: My year as FD-turned-CEO

Richard Stone speaks openly about his first year as Share plc's CEO - having served as its FD

Leader: KPMG's SME move part of a worrying change to small practice landscape

KPMG's foray into the SME market will likely succeed, but it must convince clients it will ‘care' in the same way a ‘local' practice would

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David vs Goliath? Small practitioners pick apart KPMG's SME move

Storm erupts after Big Four firm announces it will take on high-street accountants and the mid-tier accountancy firms that focus predominantly on SME market

Taking Stock: Mazuma's Blue (Peter) movie

Those crazy cats at Mazuma have filmed a brilliant Blue Peter-style video. They're wasted in number-crunching

Colin: Ben Affleck's costume drama

Colin wonders how much Ben Affleck's turn in The Accountant will differ from his previous roles

Taking Stock: Shooting begins on Affleck thriller The Accountant

Affleck is the star in Warner Brothers flick about and a mild-mannered accountant who becomes a high-class assassin by night

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