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CBI describes anti-avoidance rule as "unwelcome"

David Gauke's announcement of a general anti-avoidance rule will add uncertainty to the tax system, warns CBI

06 Dec 2010

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Have Osborne's tax reform plans gone far enough?

Advisers give their views on chancellor George Osborne's plans to reform CFC and intellectual property tax rules

01 Dec 2010


Advisers underwhelmed by tax reform plans

Little difference between Osborne's plans to reform controlled foreign companies tax, plus intellectual property rules, and the previous government's proposals

30 Nov 2010

Osborne: the only surprise is no surprise

Chancellor reveals little we did not already know

29 Nov 2010

Osborne reveals timetable for cutting corporation tax

Chancellor reveals the timetable for reform controlled foreign companies and the corporation tax rate

29 Nov 2010

Osborne to outline multinational tax proposals

George Osborne expected to use his Autumn statement to outline controlled foreign companies tax rules

29 Nov 2010

Osborne downplays tough image on banker's bonuses

Osborne seeks support from EU finance ministers before imposing new bank bonus rules

26 Nov 2010

More aggression expected from taxman

Cut to the bone: a leaner taxman will be under great strain and more aggressive in its dealings, advisers fear

04 Nov 2010

'Jury out' on HMRC cuts

Slashing the HMRC budget could hurt the most vulnerable, warns tax experts

27 Oct 2010

UK and Switzerland in offshore tax talks

George Osborne and Swiss finance minister Hans-Rudolf Merz brokering a possible deal to lift the lid on Swiss accounts with undeclared UK tax liabilities

26 Oct 2010

Banks must sign anti-avoidance code: Osborne

Chancellor George Osborne says all 15 of UK's leading banks must sign charter by November, which will hold them to "being better taxpayers"

18 Oct 2010

Personal allowance rise will see another 230,000 families lose child benefit

Budget move to increase tax allowance for the most in need will catch nearly a quarter of a million more families in the higher rate band

08 Oct 2010

Tax concession to soften child benefit blow

Minister suggests tax thresholds could be used to counters effects of child benefit policy

06 Oct 2010

Osborne steps back from Lib Dem stance on avoidance

Chancellor attacks evasion but holds back from following Lib Dem assault on avoidance

05 Oct 2010

News round-up 9 September 2010

The big stories on from the last two weeks

09 Sep 2010

Osborne to can pre-Budget report

Chancellor to scrap mid year Budget update

06 Sep 2010

Osborne to discuss Vodafone row with Indian authorities

Ongoing row between Vodafone and Indian tax authorities a potential discussion point for chancellor George Osborne

02 Aug 2010

Emergency Budget: What the papers say

The Guardian writes of Lib Dems' "hands in blood", The Telegraph writes of a "breath of fresh air"

23 Jun 2010

Chancellor delivers early strike

George Osborne talked tough in his first Budget, but spread the pain as wide as possible, argues Dennis Turner

23 Jun 2010

Advisers fear Budget anti-avoidance plans

Broad nature of new anti-avoidance plans could catch unsuspecting taxpayers, advisers warn

23 Jun 2010

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