Tax Avoidance

Gary Barlow

Taking Stock: Breaking the ice with Icebreaker

TS likes a drink, particularly if it relates to a tax avoidance scheme

16 May 2014

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Colin: Do the authorities have any Patience for tax avoidance?

Colin wonders if the OBE will be rebranded following news of Gary Barlow's controversial tax affairs

14 May 2014

scales of justice

NT Advisors defeated again in tribunal

NT Advisors scheme stopped at first-tier tribunal

14 May 2014

Tax risk growing worldwide, finds EY

Companies perceive greater tax risk from various sources over the coming two years

13 May 2014

Take That members face huge tax bill after ruling

Tribunal rules against stars' Icebreaker investments

12 May 2014

Ecclestone avoids potential £1.2bn in tax payments

Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone avoided £1.2bn in UK taxes

28 Apr 2014

HMRC doubles Gift Aid investigations

HMRC steps up Gift Aid enquiries over 12-month period

24 Apr 2014

G20 sending mixed messages on tax says Taxand chairman

Mismatch between rhetoric and action on tax from G20 unhelpful, says Taxand chairman Frederic Donnedieu

04 Apr 2014

ACCA research disputes corporate tax base erosion

Research commissioned by ACCA finds "little evidence" for corporate tax base erosion in advanced economies

01 Apr 2014

FRC extends Cup Trust investigation to include audited accounts

FRC extends the scope of its investigation into controversial charity The Cup Trust to include preparation and audit of financial statements

01 Apr 2014

Mehjoo case gives firms greater certainty

Dispute between firm Harben Barker and former client threatened imposition of opposing requirements on advisers

26 Mar 2014

Mehjoo: No such thing as a general retainer?

The long-running legal dispute between midlands firm Harben Barker and client Hossein Mehjoo emphasises the importance of clear terms, write Andrew Howell and Alexa Segal

26 Mar 2014

Adviser wins as Mehjoo tax negligence ruling overturned

Court of Appeal overturns High Court negligence ruling over failure to advice him of Bearer Warrant avoidance scheme

25 Mar 2014

Budget 2014: Tax advisers caught out on corporate properties

Advisers didn't expect more properties to be caught in the corporate wrappers tax regime, but that's exactly what's happened

20 Mar 2014

Budget 2014: HMRC powers to be greatly extended

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

19 Mar 2014

Colin: Lifestyles of the rich and famous

Colin speculates on the impact of HMRC's 'pay up first' tax avoidance policy on celebrities

13 Mar 2014

Taking Stock: Taxing times for Clapham Omnibus

Where has the man from the Clapham Omnibus got off? TS muses...

11 Mar 2014

Celebs to pay up for avoidance scheme ahead of court battle

Film scheme investors first to fall foul of taxman's new avoidance policy

10 Mar 2014

Government at odds with PAC over tax gap

Government dismisses various Public Accounts Committee recommendations over tax gap and HMRC operations

04 Mar 2014

Leader: Is the ICAEW on the mark with Fair Tax thoughts?

Is the institute serious about 'fair tax', or is it just jumping on a bandwagon?

27 Feb 2014

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Leader: Baker Tilly's naming nerves

Baker Tilly's impending name change opens up a range of possiblities, writes Calum Fuller

The Practitioner: R&D tax credit boon awaits clients

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

Macro View: Soaring US dollar could unleash nasty global tremors

If upward pressures on the dollar escalate, its strength could become malignant and the blessing could become a curse

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Auto-enrolment: Know the workforce - assessing workers

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

Colin: No-go for new Tesco logo

Colin attempts a unilateral rebrand for Tesco

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

Taking Stock: Rickard very Keen on its psuedonym

Rickard Keen's move to limited status sees some unusual detail at Companies House...

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