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Gauke rejects postponement of RTI

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

17 Jul 2012

BBC Mediacity in Manchester

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

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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

Revenue defends tax gap calculation

The taxman has defended its tax gap figures, branding alternative calculations "misleading"

22 May 2012

2020 Tax Commission calls for single income tax

In its latest report, the 2020 Tax Commission outlines six steps it believes could lead to a simpler tax system

21 May 2012

Tyrie wants HMRC to have greater policy input

The chairman of the Treasury Select Committee would like to see HMRC have greater involvement in the formulation of policy

16 May 2012

Green cars will impact Treasury’s coffers

The growing number of green cars on Britain's roads is already seeing a growing number exempt from vehicle excise duty

15 May 2012

Goldman Sachs defers 99% of tax bill

Investment bank Goldman Sachs has deferred more than 99% of its tax bill despite profits of £1.9bn

27 Apr 2012

FRAB announces structural changes

FRAB is making changes relating to its future role, structure and operational arrangements

27 Apr 2012

Treasury Committee raises questions over Budget

The Treasury Committee's report on the Budget expresses concerns on retrospective taxation

19 Apr 2012

Treasury figures highlight scale of tax avoidance

Almost 1,000 UK taxpayers earning more than £1m a year are paying a rate less than 30% of their income

16 Apr 2012

Treasury would take £420m hit from cash accounting

Cash accounting for tax purposes condoc released. Treasury would likely take an initial hit from its introduction

28 Mar 2012

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Bank raiding powers could put HMRC at top of insolvency pecking order

Will HMRC’s new bank raiding powers see insolvency practitioners pursuing it for funds taken illegally in the event of bankruptcy?

The Practitioner: The promise of the pension pot

The combination of pensions drawdown and enterprise investment tax planning makes the Practitioner's mouth water - but can the firm get its pensioners lined up in a row?

Leader: Charity begins at home

With so many accountants require support and counselling, an already charitable profession must consider where its efforts go

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Social networking: How does the Top 50 stack up?

Firms are failing to realise the business benefits of social media sites such as utilising LinkedIn

Colin: There's nothing like a well-thought-out plan

Colin wonders whether some SMEs are keeping it too simple

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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