HM Treasury

Autumn Statement

AS2012: Government closes down five avoidance schemes in Autumn Statement

Five tax avoidance schemes are immediately blocked by the government

05 Dec 2012

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Select committee to evaluate effectiveness of tax system

Treasury Select Committee will examine tax policy in new year

05 Dec 2012

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Real-time PAYE a real worry, hears Treasury committee

Online real-time information PAYE submissions and overly strict deadlines could cause serious problems, witnesses tell the Treasury Sub-Committee

24 Oct 2012

Treasury appoints director-general of tax and welfare

Indra Morris is to take up the post in November

19 Oct 2012

US and UK sign anti-tax dodge agreement

The US and UK have signed a bilateral information-sharing deal in a bid to combat tax evasion

17 Sep 2012

Autumn statement date confirmed

George Osborne is to make his autumn statement on 5 December

11 Sep 2012

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

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

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The Practitioner: Stitch-up means 'bye-bye client'

Breakdown in trust between The Practitioner and a client means it's time to call it quits

New scheme provides 'access all areas' to the profession

Historic definition of what future accounting talent looks like is changing

The Practitioner: Heading off client's 'value' query at the pass

A client's new in-house accountant forces the Practitioner to up their game

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Firm of cards: The politics of partnerships

Accountants may deny any sense of engaging in the dirty art of politics but, at their core, they are political animals

Colin: Salmond smoked like a kipper

Colin thinks the outcome of the Scotland referendum has a distinctly fishy feel

Taking Stock: Honest branding for HMRC?

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Taking Stock: TS match special

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