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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

John Cridland director general of the CBI

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

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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

Charity: New corporate tax loophole will cost poor countries £4bn

Planned Treasury changes to tax rules for multinational companies will cost governments in poor countries up to £4bn a year in revenue, a development charity has warned

06 Mar 2012

Lib Dems ready to scrap 50p tax rate

Libreal Democrats prepared to scrap the 50p tax rate in return for a new tax on expensive home

05 Mar 2012

Schemes could fall through GAAR net

Creating a general tax avoidance rule that strikes the right balance between simplicity and precision will be hard to achieve

02 Mar 2012

Government wrote off £10.9bn in unpaid tax in 2010

The Public Accounts Committee, chaired by Margaret Hodge, published the first audited Whole of Government Accounts

13 Feb 2012

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The Practitioner: Mastering a merger

The Practitioner calls for senior staff to step up to the plate: as clandestine merger meetings take place

Guest Column: My year as FD-turned-CEO

Richard Stone speaks openly about his first year as Share plc's CEO - having served as its FD

Leader: KPMG's SME move part of a worrying change to small practice landscape

KPMG's foray into the SME market will likely succeed, but it must convince clients it will ‘care' in the same way a ‘local' practice would

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David vs Goliath? Small practitioners pick apart KPMG's SME move

Storm erupts after Big Four firm announces it will take on high-street accountants and the mid-tier accountancy firms that focus predominantly on SME market

Colin: Ben Affleck's costume drama

Colin wonders how much Ben Affleck's turn in The Accountant will differ from his previous roles

Taking Stock: Shooting begins on Affleck thriller The Accountant

Affleck is the star in Warner Brothers flick about and a mild-mannered accountant who becomes a high-class assassin by night

Colin: Captain Obvious joins the Lib Dems

Colin wonders what other bleeding obvious policies the Lib Dems will announce in the run-up to the election

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