Tax

HM Revenue and Customs

HMRC's tax evasion proposals ‘presume guilt’ warn advisers

Advisers raise concerns over proposed extensions to HMRC's powers in tackling offshore tax evasion

20 Aug 2014

HMRC building

Offshore tax evaders face new criminal offence

Failure to disclose offshore income and gains could be the subject of a new criminal offence under HMRC proposals

19 Aug 2014

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SMEs’ R&D tax credits claims rise 30%

More than 13,000 R&D tax credit claims made by SMEs in 2012/13

18 Aug 2014

HMRC to close down EBT settlement regime

HMRC's settlement facility for those using Employee Benefit Trusts is to be closed in March 2015

15 Aug 2014

HMRC to restrict Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility

HMRC is to restrict favourable terms offered through the Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility

15 Aug 2014

Accountants missing disclosure facility opportunities, finds CCW

An alarming portion of accountants are failing to refer clients to tax liability disclosure facilities, Crowe Clark Whitehill finds

13 Aug 2014

Colin: A spoonful of American patriotism helps the tax go down

Colin takes a wry look at Walgreens' move away from US tax inversions

11 Aug 2014

HMRC crackdown could result in spike in non-DOTAS schemes

With DOTAS labeled the 'kiss of death' for avoidance schemes, Calum Fuller looks at the direction the tax avoidance market is taking

11 Aug 2014

Accelerated payments could be applied to inheritance tax

Accelerate payments could be applied to trusts in order to circumvent inheritance tax avoidance

11 Aug 2014

HMRC to appeal Rangers tax case defeat

HMRC seeks leave to appeal Rangers tax ruling for second time

08 Aug 2014

Scotland promised greater tax powers if it rejects independence

Three main political parties promise Scotland new tax powers if there is a no vote in the referendum on Scottish independence

06 Aug 2014

Non-dom loan rule change set to cause disputes

Foreign loan collateral could soon be taxable for non-domiciles, HMRC has confirmed

06 Aug 2014

DOTAS ‘kiss of death’ for tax avoidance schemes

Notifying HMRC of tax avoidance schemes under DOTAS is driving promoters to seek alternatives

04 Aug 2014

Hodge queries Uber’s UK tax position

Margaret Hodge writes to Boris Johnson over allegations minicab app avoids UK corporation tax

04 Aug 2014

Inheritance tax yield hits six-year peak

HMRC collected £3.4bn from bereaved families in 2013/14

01 Aug 2014

HMRC offers tax avoiders settlement chance

Users of contractor loan schemes offered chance to settle liabilities

01 Aug 2014

HMRC secures eighth NT Advisors tribunal victory

Tribunal wins over NT Advisers have saved HMRC more than £750m

31 Jul 2014

Cameron hints at raising 40p threshold

David Cameron says he recognises the problem of paying the 40p rate "when people are not earning a lot of money"

31 Jul 2014

ICAEW urges HMRC to abandon 'unconstitutional' direct debt recovery

HMRC's proposed direct debt recovery powers are unconstitutional, ICAEW warns

30 Jul 2014

The Practitioner: Government-subsidised tax advice please?

With the government looking to help fund the provision of free advice to pensioners, the Practitioner thinks there are advantages, for all, to extend this to accounting and tax

25 Jul 2014

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The Practitioner: Stitch-up means 'bye-bye client'

Breakdown in trust between The Practitioner and a client means it's time to call it quits

New scheme provides 'access all areas' to the profession

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The Practitioner: Heading off client's 'value' query at the pass

A client's new in-house accountant forces the Practitioner to up their game

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Firm of cards: The politics of partnerships

Accountants may deny any sense of engaging in the dirty art of politics but, at their core, they are political animals

Colin: Alas! Tax! We knew it well

Colin speculates on how theatres might feel about tax relief

Taking Stock: No humble pie after anti-PwC newspaper ad

PwC US and PwC Gibraltar namechecked in what TS can only describe as a 'cryptic' newspaper advert

Taking Stock: Branded

Firms are changing their brands like they're going out of fashion, but you've got to be consistent, says TS

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