Tax Avoidance

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LLP tax guidance could be too little, too late for firms

HMRC's taxation of LLPs guidance may help firms' decisions, but 6 April deadline looms

26 Feb 2014

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UK steps up tax fight against offshore account holders

HMRC launches offshore crackdown campaign, as G20 steps up co-ordination in tax information sharing accord

24 Feb 2014

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Bristol & West tax avoidance plan scuppered

Upper tribunal rejects avoidance scheme using discrepancy between two regimes

21 Feb 2014

Taking Stock: Taxing me, taxing you

ABBA wearing crazy outfits for tax reasons? Taking Stock's interest was piqued

20 Feb 2014

Fair tax mark to be trialled

Tax hallmark will help identify companies with responsible tax policies, claim developers

19 Feb 2014

Murdoch tax rebate reopens international debate

News Corp receives $882m rebate

17 Feb 2014

‘Pay-up first’ anti-tax avoidance rule not justified

Steps to compel people in disputed tax avoidance schemes to pay up before taking cases through courts are unconstitutional, writes Cormac Marum

07 Feb 2014

Google hit with €1bn French tax bill

The French tax authorities pursue huge bill after search engine shifts profits aborad

07 Feb 2014

Colin: Short-sighted view could be fatal

Colin wades into the tax avoidance debate

30 Jan 2014

Firms 'helpless' as new LLP tax guidance looms

Engaging with tax authorities key as end of LLPs consultation draws near, with professional services concerned rules will prove unreliable - despite warnings

29 Jan 2014

Westminster in ‘anti-tax avoidance arms race’, says Redwood

Tory MP says the tax avoidance debate has become oversimplified and can threaten innocuous commercial activity

28 Jan 2014

Tax avoiders to pay up while HMRC investigates schemes

HMRC is to confiscate disputed taxes while it investigates avoidance schemes, under Treasury plans

27 Jan 2014

Treasury criticises Hodge over PAC ‘grandstanding’

Treasury warns PAC rhetoric may discourage foreign investment in the UK

24 Jan 2014

US tech companies move against tax avoidance reforms

US lobby group attempts to halt curbs against tech firms' tax structures

20 Jan 2014

Government in review of non-doms’ dual contracts

Draft legislation drawn up to close tax loophole

17 Jan 2014

ICAEW takes important educational step in tax debate

Ensuring the right information reaches the public is one of tax's biggest challenges, writes Calum Fuller

16 Jan 2014

Finance Bill changes to affect farming mixed partnerships

Anti-avoidance legislation to be included in the Finance Bill 2014 will affect mixed partnership structures

14 Jan 2014

HMRC clampdown on offshore trusts pays off

HMRC more than doubles its takings from investigations to £533m following offshore clampdown

14 Jan 2014

Law firms consider cash call over partnership tax changes

Lawyers look at cash call to make sure that 'disguised' employee tax test doesn't catch them

13 Jan 2014

Comic Jimmy Carr to pay £500,000 tax bill

Comedian Jimmy Carr to pay £500,000 tax bill after a tax avoidance controversy in 2012

13 Jan 2014

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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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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: 2014 in cartoons

Colin and friends take you through their year - using the medium of pithy cartoons

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

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