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Chas Roy-Chowdhury

Tax head urges taxman to speed up penalty notices

ACCA's head of tax says recent tribunals on tax penalties are confusing for business

18 Jan 2012

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Good cop, bad cop: HMRC strengthens fraud investigation

Taxpayers given deadline to disclose fraud in return for immunity from criminal prosecution

18 Jan 2012

HMRC website

Judge lined up to investigate HMRC settlements

NAO to ask judge to review ten delas between HMRC and big companies

15 Dec 2011

HMRC whistleblower faces investigation

Taxman begins disciplinary process solicitor who spoke out against its deal with Goldman Sachs

09 Dec 2011

25 recruited into new offshore tax investigation team

HMRC launches Offshore Co-ordination Unit, bringing together large tranche of investigation work

22 Nov 2011

HMRC: Not quite get out of jail free

Rachel cook runs through the new criminal investigation powers - and settlements offering - to be wielded by HMRC in the new year

15 Nov 2011

Clegg wants SMEs to voice tax dislikes

Push the Office of Tax Simplification for change, urges Nick Clegg

26 Oct 2011

Tax penalties: kicking where it hurts

Jaimie Kaffash considers the context in which the taxman will dish out harsher tax penalties

19 Oct 2011

CIoT prez creates impression at Tate Modern

Is tax an art, or science? ponders TS

12 Oct 2011

Colin - A sweet tax deal...

07 Oct 2011

Don't throw good tax money after bad

Invest in helping businesses fill in their tax forms, that'll close the tax gap, suggests Mike Fleming

29 Sep 2011

HMRC warns not all IVAs are VAT exempt

HMRC lost a landmark court battle that IVAs should be VAT exempt. But before IPs claim rebates, the taxman is warning it won’t delve into the past on their behalf

27 Sep 2011

Serious questions remain over Business Record Checks

Scaled back or not - tax advisors are still concerned that questions over the operation of HMRC's business record checking remain unanswered

23 Sep 2011

Tax gap: HMRC should speculate to accumulate

Could investment into HMRC close the tax gap?

22 Sep 2011

HMRC scales back business record checks

20,000 small business record-keeping checks by HMRC annually, down from a proposed 50,000

22 Sep 2011

Self-serve tax easier said than done

Tax professionals voice a wide range of concerns over plans to fundamentally alter the working relationship between them and HMRC

20 Sep 2011

2,250 tax inspectors lined up for avoidance focus

HMRC will aim to cut avoidance through 2,000 new roles

19 Sep 2011

Institutes to help HMRC improve performance standards

Profession will work with taxman in "groundbreaking" initiative to improve standards

14 Sep 2011

Illegal alcohol seized by HMRC

Revenue officers discover more than £250,000 worth of illegal alcohol

13 Sep 2011

Tax dodging house owners should fear new tax scheme

Multiple house owners that have dodged income tax or CGT should beware HMRC's new deal with mortgage brokers

31 Aug 2011

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Colin: Evaders are going to struggle to fit in

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Colin: Capital punishment

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

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