Tax

citybanks

UK’s banks pay 71% of profits in tax

KPMG research examines impact of UK bank levy

27 Mar 2014

scales of justice

Mehjoo case gives firms greater certainty

Dispute between firm Harben Barker and former client threatened imposition of opposing requirements on advisers

26 Mar 2014

HMRC building

HMRC debt recovery powers will need to be 'bomb-proof'

Despite HMRC's assurances that its new debt recovery powers will be safeguarded, concerns remain among members of the profession

26 Mar 2014

IR35 investigations quadruple inside year

Increase in IR35 investigations sees yield break £1m barrier

26 Mar 2014

Adviser wins as Mehjoo tax negligence ruling overturned

Court of Appeal overturns High Court negligence ruling over failure to advice him of Bearer Warrant avoidance scheme

25 Mar 2014

Direct debt recovery to net HMRC £365m by 2019

HMRC expects roughly £100m a year to come from direct debt recovery

25 Mar 2014

HMRC new account raiding powers are “draconian”

HMRC new account seizing powers could be bad news because the taxman is prone to mistakes says ACCA

24 Mar 2014

Digital purchases set to carry VAT

Government plans would see VAT charged on digital goods from January

24 Mar 2014

Colin: Of LLPs and fish stocks

Colin finds an interesting parallel to government's LLPs policy

24 Mar 2014

Budget 2014: Practitioners raise ethical concerns over new HMRC powers

Sweeping new powers set to be afforded to HMRC have potential to draw public opprobrium

21 Mar 2014

LLP funding launched to address sudden capital demand

Salaried partners will be able to secure loans without need for second mortgage charge

21 Mar 2014

600,000 more to fall into higher rate tax band

Higher rate band grows by 2 million during coalition's term

21 Mar 2014

Budget 2014: Tax advisers caught out on corporate properties

Advisers didn't expect more properties to be caught in the corporate wrappers tax regime, but that's exactly what's happened

20 Mar 2014

Taking Stock: Osborne becomes bantsellor of the Exchequer

Who knew Gideon was one of the lads?

20 Mar 2014

Budget 2014: Simplification has impact on policy

Office of Tax Simplification's John Whiting outlines the body's role in the Budget

20 Mar 2014

Budget 2014: What the papers say

From blue-rinse to business: Accountancy Age rounds up the national press's reaction to the Budget 2014

20 Mar 2014

Budget 2014: Osborne hits the right balance

IoD's Stephen Herring sees the Budget as balancing fiscal protection, with welcome changes to the pensions and savings regimes

20 Mar 2014

Budget 2014: Anti-avoidance and public pensions pay for Osborne's plans

Accountancy Age runs through the Treasury's costings behind George Osborne's 2014 Budget

19 Mar 2014

Budget 2014: HMRC powers to be greatly extended

HMRC could have rights to take tax owed from taxpayers' accounts

19 Mar 2014

Budget 2014: Pension change will accelerate tax collections

Changes to taxable rate on pensions will see government tax collections increase

19 Mar 2014

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Bank raiding powers could put HMRC at top of insolvency pecking order

Will HMRC’s new bank raiding powers see insolvency practitioners pursuing it for funds taken illegally in the event of bankruptcy?

Miller's Tale: Quality time(sheets)

Love them or loathe them, timesheets are a part of day-to-day life for most practices. Cara Miller asks whether they're actually outdated, and a hindrance

The Practitioner: In death comes clarity

The untimely death of a client makes The Practitioner think about the role of an accountant

iht-key

Probate: How to manage death and taxes

Mick Jones takes a sideways, but informative, view on the issues accountants face in offering probate services

Colin: There's nothing like a well-thought-out plan

Colin wonders whether some SMEs are keeping it too simple

Taking Stock: When tax is stranger than fiction

Sometimes you just can't make it up, TS finds

Scrapping IR35 all very well – but what else?

IR35 has proven ineffective, but 'what are the alternatives?' asks Calum Fuller

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iXBRL: Taking stock. Looking forward

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