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Autumn statement date confirmed

George Osborne is to make his autumn statement on 5 December

11 Sep 2012

Sir Martin Sorrell is founder and chief executive of WPP

WPP moves headquarters back to UK

Advertising agency WPP is to return its headquarters to the UK after a four-year stint in Ireland for tax reasons

30 Aug 2012

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Reconsider new tax rules, commons told

MPs in the International Development Committee have urged the government to consider the impact of proposed tax changes on developing nations

23 Aug 2012

Government borrowing spikes as tax receipts slump

Shortfall in corporation tax receipts blamed for £600m rise in government borrowing in July

22 Aug 2012

Award-winning author challenges MPs over lack of wealth tax

Award-winning author Mark Haddon has written to his MP to demand answers as to why he does not pay more tax

13 Aug 2012

Treasury finally publishes definition of "environmental tax"

HM Treasury publishes highly anticipated definition of which taxes are considered green following confusion from industry

31 Jul 2012

Tax breaks to see £1.4bn UK gas field investment

Centrica and GDF Suez to establish North Sea gas field after Treasury announces tax breaks

27 Jul 2012

Treasury opens the Pandora’s Box of tax avoidance

The Treasury's proposals in its 'Lifting the Lid on Tax Avoidance Schemes' consultation creates a storm

25 Jul 2012

Crackdown will “keep avoiders up at night” - Gauke

After the announcement of the disclosure of tax avoidance schemes consultation, practitioners are concerned over the range of powers HMRC could be granted

23 Jul 2012

Gauke rejects postponement of RTI

The Exchequer secretary is bullish about real-time information's potential for success as means

17 Jul 2012

MPs to press BBC top brass to disclose tax avoiders

The BBC's CFO, Zarin Patel, and head of employment tax, David Smith, will face questions over their staff on Monday

13 Jul 2012

Leader: Profession must collaborate or risk its reputation

In the wake of more tax avoidance publicity, the profession must do a better job of extolling its virtues, says Accountancy Age

05 Jul 2012

Taxing job ahead for Barlow and Troup

HMRC this week announced Edward Troup and Ian Barlow will be filling the roles vacated by Dave Hartnett and Mike Clasper

04 Jul 2012

Treasury announces tax relief for creative industries

The Treasury releases a consultation document promising tax relief for companies producing high-end TV series, animations and video games in the UK

19 Jun 2012

Knee + jerk = government's tax strategy

Conflicting signals and back-tracking are the biggest sins that a government can commit when it comes to tax, says Andy White

12 Jun 2012

Businesses warn of ‘catastrophic’ skip tax

Businesses express concern over a proposed tax hike on skips and landfill

01 Jun 2012

HMRC tax calculator crashes on first day

Less than 24 hours after its launch, the Revenue's online tax calculator crashes

28 May 2012

Tax calculator app could remove uncertainty over payments

Ministers hope an app demonstrating how people's tax money is spent will bring transparency to the tax process

28 May 2012

CBI calls for tax credits to encourage infrastructure investment

The Confederation of British Industry has called on the government to incentivise investment in UK infrastructure

28 May 2012

Single income tax: Some say 'simpler', others say 'unfair'

A single income tax proposed by the Taxpayers' Alliance's 2020 Tax Commission has drawn a mix of support and criticism, but will it ever be more than just an idea?

25 May 2012

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Taking Stock: Menzies 'launches new trajectory'

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Taking Stock: IFRS pocket guide unlikely to end on Carney's book shelf

Bank of England governor at a loss over what to do with IFRS pocket guide

Colin: PwC's partners will fight over WH Smith audit

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