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LLPs taxation rules come into force

Controversial changes in the taxation of limited liability partnerships commence

07 Apr 2014

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UK video games tax relief approved by Europe

European Commission rules tax reliefs for the production of video games in the UK is justified

28 Mar 2014

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Digital purchases set to carry VAT

Government plans would see VAT charged on digital goods from January

24 Mar 2014

600,000 more to fall into higher rate tax band

Higher rate band grows by 2 million during coalition's term

21 Mar 2014

Budget 2014: Simplification has impact on policy

Office of Tax Simplification's John Whiting outlines the body's role in the Budget

20 Mar 2014

Late calls to ringfence pensions from Budget tax raid

Government set to lower lifetime allowance on pensions, despite calls to leave them untouched

17 Mar 2014

LLP tax changes to commence in April despite delay calls

HMRC and Treasury confirm Lords' call for taxation easement will not be heeded

13 Mar 2014

Lords call for delay to LLP tax reforms

The House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee recommends delay in introduction of taxation changes for LLPs

12 Mar 2014

Election concerns likely to colour the Budget

Despite the tendency for pre-election Budgets to be dull, George Osborne may still spring a surprise or two next week

12 Mar 2014

Treasury Committee criticises government tax targets

Tax targets set by the government are criticised by the Treasury Select Committee after yield targets from Swiss deal are badly missed

11 Mar 2014

More austerity as Treasury faces £20bn black hole

Office for Budget Responsibility economic models find £20bn shortfall

07 Mar 2014

CBI calls for carbon tax freeze

Tax freezes in the upcoming Budget will aid UK companies' competitiveness, claims the CBI

03 Mar 2014

UK steps up tax fight against offshore account holders

HMRC launches offshore crackdown campaign, as G20 steps up co-ordination in tax information sharing accord

24 Feb 2014

Tax exemption for Commonwealth Games

Income tax exemptions to be put in place for international athletes

18 Feb 2014

Firms united in LLP taxation concern

Firms feel impotent over impending changes to taxation of LLPs

14 Feb 2014

LLP legislation will affect succession planning, warn firms

Proposed changes to the taxation of partnerships will affect firms' approach to succession planning, stakeholders tell Accountancy Age

12 Feb 2014

New LLP taxation laws will ‘decimate’ capital reserves, Lords told

Changes to the way partnerships are taxed could cause significant costs for firms, the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee hears

04 Feb 2014

Firms 'helpless' as new LLP tax guidance looms

Engaging with tax authorities key as end of LLPs consultation draws near, with professional services concerned rules will prove unreliable - despite warnings

29 Jan 2014

Treasury must watch over Royal Household finances

The Queen's household has dipped into its reserves, leaving it with a historically low fund, warns the Public Accounts Committee

28 Jan 2014

Tax avoiders to pay up while HMRC investigates schemes

HMRC is to confiscate disputed taxes while it investigates avoidance schemes, under Treasury plans

27 Jan 2014

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Taking Stock: When tax is stranger than fiction

Sometimes you just can't make it up, TS finds

Scrapping IR35 all very well – but what else?

IR35 has proven ineffective, but 'what are the alternatives?' asks Calum Fuller

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