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HMRC new account raiding powers are “draconian”

HMRC new account seizing powers could be bad news because the taxman is prone to mistakes says ACCA

24 Mar 2014

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Budget 2014: Practitioners raise ethical concerns over new HMRC powers

Sweeping new powers set to be afforded to HMRC have potential to draw public opprobrium

21 Mar 2014

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Budget 2014: HMRC powers to be greatly extended

HMRC could have rights to take tax owed from taxpayers' accounts

19 Mar 2014

New stats point to a more aggressive taxman

Tax take improves, but at what cost?

23 Jan 2014

AS2013: 'Pay now' regime set for tax avoidance disputes

Tax disputes are to place a cashflow burden on those arguing against the taxman

05 Dec 2013

Warning as HMRC changes tax rules for overseas whole of life

HMRC rethinks position on non-domiciles' UK -insurer life insurance policies

22 Nov 2013

Google tax whistleblower goes public

Former employee Barney Jones gets chatty with the PAC over Google's sales strategy

20 May 2013

HMRC trawling social media to find evidence of tax fraud

Openly available web data being fed into HMRC's anti-fraud data warehouse

19 Apr 2013

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

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

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AS2014: Osborne's reforms sensible - IoD

Sensible reforms preface more radical tax policies in next parliament, writes Institute of Directors' head of taxation Stephen Herring

#AS2014: ACCA still concerned over public coffers, despite spending plans

Government's spending plans give false impression of state of the UK's finances, writes ACCA's Chas Roy-Chowdhury

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Taking Stock spares a though for Alasdair Cairns, who has just gained a new boss. His dad.

Taking Stock: Tax, Twitter, Candy Crush...and Margaret Hodge

It turns out MPs and technology don't mix, TS notes

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