HM Treasury

Tax havens

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

mansion

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

Precision

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

Colin: Treasury surprise

Colin realises the true meaning of WGA

07 Feb 2012

OTS: Treasury should consider scrapping marriage allowance

Treasury-commissioned report expected to say that married couple's allowance and 10% tax rate on savings are not widely used and complicate people's tax affairs

07 Feb 2012

Green tax strategy slated by MPs

MP condemn government refusal to define what green taxes are

07 Feb 2012

Treasury unaware of tax write off

Treasury "surprised" to learn that £10.9bn of unpaid tax had been written off by HM Revenue and Customs in one year, according committee of MPs

07 Feb 2012

Top civil servants to have tax deducted at source

Chief secretary to the Treasury said CEO of Student Loans Company will pay tax at source

02 Feb 2012

Treasury calls for review of top civil servants’ tax affairs

Chief secretary to the Treasury calls for "urgent review" of civil servants tax affairs

02 Feb 2012

NI holiday scheme hasn't worked, admits Cameron

Prime Minister says the scheme was too complicated and poorly targeted

06 Jan 2012

NI holiday scheme slammed by Labour

Admin costs are double the money saved by businesses, says Opposition

04 Jan 2012

NI holiday scheme take-up hits 10,000

Scheme take-up figures remain low despite HMRC campaign

23 Dec 2011

Financial services 'paid more than 12% of total tax take'

City of London report claims banking and finance sector contributed £63bn to the Exchequer last year

16 Dec 2011

R&D reforms will encourage innovation, say advisors

Patent Box to offer reduced rate of tax on profits derived from inventions

07 Dec 2011

Controlled foreign companies reform 'will boost UK'

New rules on offshore financing will attract businesses to the UK, say advisors

07 Dec 2011

Finance Bill 'a result of simplification', says Whiting

Consultation means Finance Bill remains manageable, says Office of Tax Simplification tax director

06 Dec 2011

Residency test to be delayed

Draft 2012 Finance Bill includes no reference to statutory residency test

06 Dec 2011

Enterprise zone relief 'should have gone further'

Capital allowances of 100% should have been extended to all zones, experts say

30 Nov 2011

AS2011: bank levy to increase revenue by £200m a year

Chancellor announces shock increase to bank levy to raise £310m a year

29 Nov 2011

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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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