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Ireland closes tax loophole used by corporates such as Apple

Ireland plans to close loophole that allows companies to declare they have no tax domicile

16 Oct 2013

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All British overseas territories now in tax information deals

All British overseas territories with significant financial centres sign up to automatic tax disclosure deals

02 May 2013

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£100m NI tax loophole to close

National Insurance loophole to be closed in the Budget, says Danny Alexander

18 Mar 2013

UK strikes tax disclosure deal with Guernsey

Subject to approval by Guernsey's parliament, the Channel Island is to enter into a tax disclosure deal with the UK

15 Mar 2013

Can't we tax foreigners the same as UK businesspeople?

The non-domicile tax regime is confusing, and mostly not required, claims Henry Ejdelbaum

05 Dec 2012

EC lines up tougher stance on corporate tax avoidance

Europe looks at tougher stance on double taxation treaties and wants jurisdictions to create general anti-abuse rules

19 Nov 2012

Moneysupermarket founder moves to Jersey for tax reasons

Simon Nixon will move to Jersey in order save tax

16 Nov 2012

MPs accuse HMRC of failing to deal with corporate tax avoiders

MPs claim that smaller, less powerful, businesses get tougher treatment than big corporates on their tax affairs

06 Nov 2012

TUC sabre-rattling over tax concerns

TUC's spoof guide to hitting 'wealthy tax dodgers' is ill-informed and misleading, says Miles Dean

05 Sep 2012

Name and shame tax scheme users, says Gauke

Treasury minister David Gauke wants more disclosure from tax scheme providers, including details of their clients

23 Jul 2012

Colin: Jimmy Carr – National Treasure

Not a joke

20 Jun 2012

Maggs leaves Grant Thornton for law firm

Tax specialist Stuart Maggs joins Howes Percival as a partner

22 May 2012

Did Panorama uncover the whole tax truth?

Panorama's tax show skirts over some fundamental issues, argues Elspeth Orcharton

15 May 2012

Can the UK control foreign companies?

Has the proposed tax reform for controlled foreign companies given the UK the competitive edge asks tax consultant Miles Dean

27 Feb 2012

The lure of Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility extended for one more year as British taxpayers come clean about tax in return for favourable settlement terms

09 Feb 2012

Taxman: 'No regrets' over failed £8m case against Redknapp and Mandaric

Acquittal of Harry Redknapp and Milan Mandaric marks ignominious end to five-year police and HMRC investigation into alleged football corruption that faiiled to secure a single conviction

09 Feb 2012

Colin: Redknapp's in the doghouse

A Redknapp is caught out

26 Jan 2012

UK's link to offshore financial centres is positive

Reasoned debate on the role of ‘tax havens' is valid, but the UK should not ignore the benefits they bring, urges Mark Field MP

11 Nov 2011

MP calls for less regulation on tax havens

Tory MP Mark Field says offshore financial centres are an economic benefit for the UK

02 Nov 2011

Swiss say 'hard cheese' to tax transparency

The UK's recent tax agreement with the Swiss authorities by no means signals the death of the tax haven, writes Ben Jones

19 Oct 2011

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