VAT

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Osborne to waive Band Aid 30 VAT

Treasury confirms VAT will not be charged on collaborative charity single

17 Nov 2014

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Accountant arrested over suspected £2m VAT fraud

Four men arrested, including an accountant, in dawn raids over alleged VAT scam

06 Nov 2014

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Indirect tax levies rise 49% over ten years

A shift in the tax base toward indirect taxes sees an overall 43% increase in yield

29 Oct 2014

ECJ ruling to add huge VAT bill on banks and insurers

Ruling between Skandia America and the Swedish Tax Authority increases VAT burden on financial institutions

17 Sep 2014

Farmer jailed over £1.4m VAT fraud

Aston Martin and speedboat purchased before farmer flees to Zimbabawe to avoid prosecution

10 Sep 2014

VAT saga ends with defeat for HMRC at ECJ

HMRC to pay relief after court ruling

05 Sep 2014

Taxand appoints new head of indirect tax

Alain Recoules is made global head of indirect tax at international tax practice network Taxand

26 Aug 2014

Taking Stock: When tax gets tasty

TS likes cake

02 Jul 2014

Accountant jailed for £95,000 VAT fraud

Robert Leonard Carpenter made fraudulent VAT repayment claims between 2007 and 2012

18 Jun 2014

Half of VAT fines incorrect – UHY Hacker Young

Almost one in two VAT fines are incorrect, according to UHY Hacker Young

20 May 2014

Ex-Deloitte VAT expert joins Jeffreys Henry

Daphne Hemingway joins from Deloitte to head up a new VAT department

02 May 2014

Analysis: The PAC and the merits of tax reliefs

Andrew Goodall reflects on the Commons public accounts committee inquiry into UK tax reliefs

11 Apr 2014

Littlewoods VAT court win leaves HMRC with £1.2bn bill

High Court ruling sees HMRC facing huge VAT repayment bill

28 Mar 2014

Digital purchases set to carry VAT

Government plans would see VAT charged on digital goods from January

24 Mar 2014

HMRC ramps up asset seizures to pay VAT bills

Asset seizures to cover business VAT bills increases 14-fold in five years

17 Mar 2014

HMRC to abandon Bitcoin VAT

Bitcoin transactions will not attract VAT, HMRC confirms

05 Mar 2014

ECJ ruling could see HMRC make £115m payment to golf clubs

First-tier tribunal rules against HMRC in VAT dispute

19 Feb 2014

Jailed tax fraudster must pay back £3.3m

A VAT fraudster is given a year to repay

10 Dec 2013

Spot the Ball VAT claim to be heard in April

Sportech looks to benefit, even if it loses VAT appeal

13 Nov 2013

European Commission challenges France over e-book VAT

European Commission refers France to courts over its persistence in charging reduced VAT on e-books

12 Nov 2013

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