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Colin: Treasury surprise

Colin realises the true meaning of WGA

07 Feb 2012

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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

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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

AS2011: pensions measures to save £450m a year

Clarifying rules around asset-based pensions schemes will benefit businesses, say advisors

29 Nov 2011

AS2011: Osborne targets pension tax avoidance

Osborne targets tax avoidance based on pensions in an effort to raise £500m a year

29 Nov 2011

EU threatens to sue UK over Swiss tax deal

Account holder secrecy contradicts EU Savings Directive, lawyers claim

28 Nov 2011

European businesses criticise Tobin Tax proposals

Business leaders say financial transaction tax could be "disastrous" for Europe

24 Nov 2011

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

The Practitioner: Struggling client holds WIP hand

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Colin: Evaders are going to struggle to fit in

Colin was tickled when he realised how much harder tax evaders are to find life after the LDF limitations

Colin: Capital punishment

Is IFRS being used as a scapegoat for bad corporate behaviour? muses Colin

Colin: A spoonful of American patriotism helps the tax go down

Colin takes a wry look at Walgreens' move away from US tax inversions

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