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National Audit Office

NAO: Treasury and HMRC ‘lack framework’ for tax reliefs

NAO finds Treasury and HMRC do not adequately monitor effectiveness of tax reliefs

21 Nov 2014

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OTS launches employment status and tax penalties projects

OTS to examine effectiveness of current employment status regime and that of tax-related penalties

17 Nov 2014

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Osborne to waive Band Aid 30 VAT

Treasury confirms VAT will not be charged on collaborative charity single

17 Nov 2014

Migrants to suffer if 'strict liability' tax rules enacted, warns LITRG

Migrants to the UK may find small amounts earned in their home country could see them fall foul of proposed strict liability law on offshore tax evasion, warns Low Incomes Tax Reform Group chairman Anthony Thomas

05 Nov 2014

Tax statements to show government spend

Treasury to send tax breakdowns to 24 million taxpayers

04 Nov 2014

Osborne posits tax breaks for London NFL team

The chancellor dangles tax break carrot in front of NFL over prospect of securing London-based American football outpost

23 Oct 2014

UK ‘leading' country-by-country reporting, claims Treasury

Treasury announces UK commitment to OECD country-by-country reporting plan

22 Sep 2014

Theatre tax relief wins investor approval

Reliefs for theatres set to stimulate investment in stage shows thanks to raft of tax reliefs

03 Sep 2014

Treasury claims HMRC and BoE wages cost it talent

Wages on offer at HMRC and Bank of England mean Treasury can't compete, claims Treasury civil servant

03 Sep 2014

Commuters contribute £52bn annually in income tax

Workers in the south east contribute bulk of UK income tax

21 Jul 2014

Finance Act granted Royal Assent

The Finance Act 2014, containing controversial HMRC powers, receives Royal Assent

21 Jul 2014

Gauke promoted in government reshuffle

David Gauke made financial secretary to the Treasury

16 Jul 2014

More ‘purposive’ legislation would help stop tax avoidance - advisers

Explicitly stating legislation's purpose would aid transparency, advisers say

09 Jul 2014

UK no tax haven, say Accountancy Age readers

The suggestion the UK is in danger of becoming a tax haven given short shrift by Accountancy Age readers

04 Jul 2014

Government to simplify benefits-in-kind system

Treasury launches four consultations in a bid to simplify benefits in kind

19 Jun 2014

Number caught by inheritance tax to rise by third

Treasury predicts number caught by inheritance tax to breach 35,000 mark

16 Jun 2014

Lib Dems to tax wealthiest to cut UK's debt

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg announces plans to tax the wealthiest in order to balance the UK's books

10 Jun 2014

EU urges UK to raise taxes on expensive homes

European Commission claims recommendations will help UK grow

04 Jun 2014

Pensioners lose nearly third of income to tax

Pensioners contribute £50bn to Treasury coffers annually

30 May 2014

MPs raise serious concerns over HMRC debt recovery powers

Wide-ranging debt recovery powers put forward in March's Budget cause serious concern to MPs

09 May 2014

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