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80,000 phishing emails reported to HMRC

Tens of thousands of taxpayers report instances of fraudulent emails purporting to be from HMRC

19 Feb 2013

Confusion over the term "tax avoidance", says Oxford Uni study

Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation sets out different types of tax avoidance

05 Dec 2012

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MPs accuse HMRC of failing to deal with corporate tax avoiders

MPs claim that smaller, less powerful, businesses get tougher treatment than big corporates on their tax affairs

06 Nov 2012

Dragon’s Den PR's HMRC court date pushed back

Richard Hillgrove’s solicitors push back HMRC court date

17 Sep 2012

Scottish parliament to discuss tax powers

Scottish parliament to scrutinise tax powers devolved from Westminster when its Finance Committee convenes today

05 Sep 2012

Do I need to give that to the Revenue?

Don't hand over client documentation to HMRC without thinking about it, warns Phil Berwick

07 Aug 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

HMRC: In the right direction

HMRC vigorously defends its record, following a tax advisor's less than complimentary thoughts about the taxman

24 May 2012

Tax: Don't go back in the future

Forget retrospection and instead put the GAAR together properly to create certainty for business, says Gary Richards

16 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

HMRC needs top-to-bottom improvement

HMRC is struggling to bring in leadership at the top - while being forced to shed good staff at the bottom, says Mike Straughan

04 May 2012

HMRC to toughen up on tax fraud

HMRC offers up 'contract' to confessors

03 Apr 2012

Taxman gains power to bill for court costs

HMRC will be able to charge solicitor's costs on county court case wins

26 Mar 2012

Budget Predictions 2: The Chancellor Strikes Back

As if our first round of Budget predictions wasn't enough, another slew of opinions have been formed about the content of tomorrow's statement

20 Mar 2012

Osborne's tax avoidance crackdown will target big business

Big business faces permanent tax crackdown on abusive avoidance schemes under plans to be unveiled in Wednesday's Budget.

19 Mar 2012

Taxman offers online traders six-month tax evasion amnesty

Online traders given six months to come clean about tax owed under a new tax campaign by HM Revenue and Customs

15 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

Committee's questions over tax and large business

Treasury Select Committee's report pulls together its feelings the taxman's dealings with large business

12 Mar 2012

Advisors want a general tax amnesty

An all-encompassing tax amnesty should be introduced, say tax advisors

09 Mar 2012

Compliance reforms help taxman boost tax yields by £4.3bn

NAO report finds changes to how HMRC tackles tax evasion increased tax yields by £4.3bn between 2006 and 2011, although there is still room for improvement

01 Mar 2012

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

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Who 'works' for a business? A simple question, but one that requires careful consideration as far as meeting auto-enrolment requirements are concerned, writes Stephen Rowntree

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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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