Pre-Budget Report

ACCA claims PBR won't have any bad news

Institute predicts that post-election Budget will have the real cuts

07 Dec 2009

Government accused of "stealth tax"

Middle income earners may fall into top tax bracket

07 Dec 2009

‘Soak the rich’ measures played down for PBR

CGT and income tax plans to stay unchanged on Wednesday

07 Dec 2009

TUC urges further crackdown on avoidance

New report identifies huge potential to raise more revenue through anti-avoidance measures

04 Dec 2009

Darling’s last chance

What can Darling do to prolong Labour's time in power?

03 Dec 2009

NI and capital gains tax to rise in PBR

Inheritance tax could also be set to rise as government tackles national debt

23 Nov 2009

PBR could see NI hike for rich

BDO predicts higher earners could face double whammy of higher income tax and national insurance contributions

18 Nov 2009

PBR tax hike fear sparks advice stampede from entrepreneurs

Fears of a PBR increase in Capital Gains Tax sees entrepreneurs seeking advice on moving cash into dividends.

11 Nov 2009

Pre-Budget report confirmed for 9 December

Chancellor’s last PRB before election could reveal spending cuts

11 Nov 2009

Drop IR35 in PBR, pleads contractor group

Freelancers are being crippled by current rules, claims Professional Contractors Group

09 Nov 2009

PBR could see fresh sting on high earners

Alistair Darling could use PBR to announce measures to scotch moves wealthy individuals may make to cut their tax bills,

02 Nov 2009

PwC, KPMG Iceland offices raided over banking collapse

Documents and data seized at Reykjavik offices during investigation into activities of Kaupthing, Glitnir and Landsbanki

02 Oct 2009

4,000 construction firms defer tax under new scheme

Thousands of construction firms defer tax bills for three months under HMRC scheme

23 Jan 2009

Loss offset extension of limited use for SMEs

Extension to three years of the time businesses can offset a trading loss against profits sounds 'good on the surface but [is a] really very modest [change]’

11 Dec 2008

Little benefit from shifting HQs abroad

Govt's announcement that it won't tax multi-nationals' foreign profits is likely to be of small benefit as accountants face bigger challenges in this crisis

11 Dec 2008

Tax havens inquisitor appointed

Financial services to head examination of transparency, regulations and taxation in offshore tax havens

03 Dec 2008

Debenham's shoppers to wait for VAT cut

Retailer denies Christmas shoppers the opportunity to take advantage of the 2.5% reduction in VAT

02 Dec 2008

Advisers inundate Sage over VAT change

Sage takes over 100 calls within an hour of opening after the pre-Budget report VAT announcements

01 Dec 2008

City talent could move on over tax hike

Advsiers warn that tax hike for high earners could hit the City's competitiveness in the war for talent

01 Dec 2008

Everyone's a winner - but for how long!

The contents of Alistair Darling’s second ­ and eagerly awaited ­ pre-Budget report (PBR) had been significantly previewed and so had overtones of a child’s Christmas presents

26 Nov 2008

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The Practitioner: Mastering a merger

The Practitioner calls for senior staff to step up to the plate: as clandestine merger meetings take place

Guest Column: My year as FD-turned-CEO

Richard Stone speaks openly about his first year as Share plc's CEO - having served as its FD

Leader: KPMG's SME move part of a worrying change to small practice landscape

KPMG's foray into the SME market will likely succeed, but it must convince clients it will ‘care' in the same way a ‘local' practice would

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David vs Goliath? Small practitioners pick apart KPMG's SME move

Storm erupts after Big Four firm announces it will take on high-street accountants and the mid-tier accountancy firms that focus predominantly on SME market

Taking Stock: Mazuma's Blue (Peter) movie

Those crazy cats at Mazuma have filmed a brilliant Blue Peter-style video. They're wasted in number-crunching

Colin: Ben Affleck's costume drama

Colin wonders how much Ben Affleck's turn in The Accountant will differ from his previous roles

Taking Stock: Shooting begins on Affleck thriller The Accountant

Affleck is the star in Warner Brothers flick about and a mild-mannered accountant who becomes a high-class assassin by night

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