Pre-Budget Report

Ed Balls

AS2012: Coalition growth plans are “slowest recovery in 100 years” – Balls

George Osborne's fiscal policy "completely derailed", says the shadow chancellor

05 Dec 2012

Autumn Statement

AS2012: Business benefits, but pensions cut sends wrong message

Chas Roy-Chowdhury runs through the early highlights of George Osborne's Autumn Statement

05 Dec 2012

AS2012: Corporation tax cut by a further 1%

Corporation tax is to be cut by a further 1%, George Osborne told parliament during his Autumn Statement

05 Dec 2012

AS2012: No net rises in taxes

Chancellor George Osborne claims there are not net tax rises in the Autumn Statement

05 Dec 2012

Osborne should focus on more than avoidance in Statement

With sweeping tax changes unlikely in tomorrow's Autumn Statement, the chancellor must target his efforts wisely, says Calum Fuller

05 Dec 2012

Osborne should leave pensions alone, say readers

Readers vote strongly against proposals to drop the pension threshold from £50,000

04 Dec 2012

Osborne to launch £10bn tax-dodge crackdown

The chancellor is set announce the government's latest attack on tax evasion and avoidance

03 Dec 2012

CBI calls on chancellor to leave pensions be in Autumn Statement

CBI director-general John Cridland says a drop in maximum tax-free pension contributions would be an income tax

29 Nov 2012

Osborne may cut pension tax relief threshold

The maximum tax-free pension contribution could drop from £50,000 to £40,000

20 Nov 2012

AS2011: 'Gifts' worth millions for UK under new relief scheme

£75m in gifts could be handed over to the UK to offset against tax bill

29 Nov 2011

AS2011: £100k start-up investment to receive 50% tax relief

Autumn Statement sees start-up income ad capital investments receive a tax boost

29 Nov 2011

Osborne set to increase bank levy

Chancellor expected to announce increase to 0.078% from 0.075%

29 Nov 2011

Growth from tax is Osborne's likely move

Next week's Autumn Statement from the Chancellor must focus on strategies for growth, writes George Bull

28 Nov 2011

News round-up 9 September 2010

The big stories on accountancyage.com from the last two weeks

09 Sep 2010

Tax fears spark gloomy consumer outlook

Nationwide Building Society says concerns about VAT and National Insurance rises have dented consumer confidence

06 Jan 2010

Accountants want Cable as chancellor

Our poll finds Lib Dem man popular with the profession

22 Dec 2009

Deutsche Bank to share bonus tax pain globally

All of investment banking giant staff will shoulder the burden of UK tax on bonuses

18 Dec 2009

Video: PBR09 – The fallout

What will be the long-lasting impact of last week’s pre-Budget report?

15 Dec 2009

Audio: PBR09 – The fallout

What will be the long-lasting impact of last week’s pre-Budget report?

15 Dec 2009

Bonus tax could rake in £2.5bn

Forecast slashing of bonus pots failing to materialise, claims PwC

14 Dec 2009

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The Practitioner: 'Tis the season to tidy up

The Practitioner lets loose with 'Deskgate', after losing the plot over yet another untidy area...

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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Intermediary rules: What your clients need to know

Alastair Kendrick walks through the new landscape for workers engaged through intermediaries, and finds that clients might not have up-to-scratch systems and processes

Taking Stock: Massaging the figures

TS was pleased to note some interesting methods to alleviate Christmas stress

Colin: Using Google to make money out of the net

Colin thinks Osborne's latest tax wheeze means he is not such a bad egg after all

Taking Stock: Daddy issues at French Duncan

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

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Why budgeting fails: One management system is not enough

If budgeting is to have any value at all, it needs a radical overhaul. In today's dynamic marketplace, budgeting can no longer serve as a company's only management system; it must integrate with and support dedicated strategy management systems, process improvement systems, and the like. In this paper, Professor Peter Horvath and Dr Ralf Sauter present what's wrong with the current approach to budgeting and how to fix it.

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iXBRL: Taking stock. Looking forward

In this white paper CCH provide checklists to help accountants and finance professionals both in practice and in business examine these issues and make plans. Also includes a case study of a large commercial organisation working through the first year of mandatory iXBRL filing.