Tax Avoidance

Austin Mitchell MP

GAAR panel chair should be allowed to choose own people

Stakeholders should refrain from trying to influence the composition of the GAAR advisory panel

13 Jun 2013

Austin Mitchell MP

PAC member Mitchell to assemble group to apply for GAAR panel posts

Labour MP and PAC member Austin Mitchell recommends his own candidates for inclusion on the GAAR panel

13 Jun 2013

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PAC calls for “full HMRC investigation” into Google’s tax position

Following May's hearing, the Public Accounts Committee calls for a "full investigation" into Google's UK tax affairs

13 Jun 2013

No unitary taxation “any time soon”, Lords told

OECD director Pascal Saint-Amans tells the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee more practical solutions to profit shifting should be sought

13 Jun 2013

HMRC closes down employee benefit trust scheme

A tax avoidance scheme involving employee benefits trusts has been shut down by HMRC

12 Jun 2013

Thames Water accused of tax avoidance

Thames Water is accused of "morally questionable" tax practices after it took advantage of government capital allowances on investment in infrastructure

11 Jun 2013

Don't panic! is the message despite avoidance scheme ruling

What at face value appears to be a significant ruling on accountants' duties may not be the watershed it appears, say advisers

07 Jun 2013

Cameron summons tax havens to Westminster

Senior ministers from ten Crown dependencies are summoned to Westminster in order to discuss a tax disclosure deal

05 Jun 2013

HMRC “must be more aggressive and assertive”, Hodge tells Lords

HMRC must challenge more businesses and tax avoidance schemes more aggressively, according chair of the Public Accounts Committee Margaret Hodge

05 Jun 2013

Analysis: OECD aims to fix corporate taxes within two years

The OECD and UN contributed towards a week of high-level discussion on tax avoidance. Accountancy Age follows the developments

03 Jun 2013

HMRC launches bid to close offshore NIC tax gap

HMRC steps up efforts to close offshore intermediaries tax loophole

31 May 2013

HMRC shuts £190m tax avoidance scheme

HM Revenue & Customs shuts down tax avoidance scheme operated by NT Advisors which has protected about £190m in tax revenue

31 May 2013

Unitary taxation a “daft” idea, say readers

Taxing multinationals on a unitary basis is "daft", say Accountancy Age readers

30 May 2013

Colin: The Apple of Irish eyes?

Colin wonders whether Apple cut a tax deal with Ireland after allegations made by US senators

29 May 2013

Ireland defends tax regime after US' “tax haven” claims

Ireland is set to officially reject claims it is acting as a tax haven

28 May 2013

Interview: New IFAC chief executive Fayez Choudhury

Choudhury talks about ramping up the global accountancy representative's offering - while trying to make sure the profession isn't misunderstood

28 May 2013

Drop corporate tax rate to 10%, say Conservative MPs

A lower corporate tax rate would make the UK more competitive and help discourage tax avoidance, claims group of MPs

24 May 2013

Companies should be up-front on tax affairs, say readers

Companies must ensure they are transparent on their tax position if they don't want their affairs scrutinised, say readers

22 May 2013

Country-by-country reporting “daft”, House of Lords told

Country-by-country reporting risks the UK's tax sovereignty, the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee hears

22 May 2013

Apple boss defends its core tax strategy

Tim Cook hits back at senate subcommittee claims of Apple avoiding billions of dollars in tax

22 May 2013

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