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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

Reaction

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

Skip with rubbish

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

Osborne to look at 'dynamic' tax costings

George Osborne has paved the way for the possible lowering of the 45p tax rate by ordering Treasury officials to change the way in which they measure the impact of taxation levels on the British economy

28 Mar 2012

Tax amnesties: Big or small?

A general tax disclosure facility would be more effective than targeted amnesties, according to the Chartered Institute of Taxation, but some experts reckon a general amnesty would raise less money

14 Mar 2012

Ten Budget day predictions

With the Budget only two weeks away the tax-and-spending rumour mill is in full flow. Accountancy Age rounds up accountancy firms' predictions.

09 Mar 2012

OTS: Employers should self certifiy employee share schemes

Self-certified employee share schemes would be quicker to set up and would encourage staff to take a stake in their company, Office of Tax Simplification says

06 Mar 2012

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Leader: Baker Tilly's naming nerves

Baker Tilly's impending name change opens up a range of possiblities, writes Calum Fuller

The Practitioner: R&D tax credit boon awaits clients

The Practitioner is gobsmacked at the opportunities for tax savings that R&D credits will bring for clients

Macro View: Soaring US dollar could unleash nasty global tremors

If upward pressures on the dollar escalate, its strength could become malignant and the blessing could become a curse

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New audit threshold reform – a threat or an opportunity?

What should smaller firms be doing to prepare for the impending audit threshold reforms? Having a strategy to work smarter, differently, than in the past is a must, writes Simon Warren

Colin: Chocolate coin meltdown

Colin ponders the impact of chocolate coins being pulled 'out of circulation'

Colin: No-go for new Tesco logo

Colin attempts a unilateral rebrand for Tesco

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

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