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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

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Tchenguiz brothers prepare to take legal action against GT over SFO probe

Lawyers for Vincent Tchenguiz takes first steps in further legal action after agency settles with brothers

04 Aug 2014

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BDO lead cut as top AIM auditor

BDO sees lead cut as top AIM auditor as chasing pack close in

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

Army veteran takes MSI association CEO role

Timothy Wilson joins MSI Global Alliance as CEO

04 Aug 2014

Hollister boosts Grant Thornton's pension team

Kevin Hollister joins Grant Thornton to work with its trustees and corporate clients

04 Aug 2014

SFO agree £1.5m deal in final Tchenguiz brothers raids claim

Agency will pay Robert Tchenguiz £1.5m plus costs to settle case, after agreeing a separate £3m award with brother Vincent

01 Aug 2014

Inheritance tax yield hits six-year peak

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

01 Aug 2014

Poor advice deterring students from career in accounting

Young people held back from accounting profession by poor careers advice, AAT study finds

01 Aug 2014

Kingston Smith & Partners appoints licensed IP

IP specialising in investigations and contentious insolvencies joins Kingston Smith & Partners

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

CheapAccounting.co.uk launches 'Dragon's Den' franchise

Online practice CheapAccounting.co.uk launches Dragon Accountancy Franchise

31 Jul 2014

NHS accountant jailed over £2m fraud

NHS accountant at two primary care trusts set up standing orders to own accounts in order to buy property

30 Jul 2014

KPMG and Crowe Clark Whitehill win audit tenders

KPMG replaces EY as auditor for Computacenter, while CCW succeeds BDO at Tertiary Minerals

30 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

Administrations hit lowest level since 2005

Insolvency Service figures show company administrations hit lowest level since the first quarter of 2005

30 Jul 2014

East Anglian firms Aston Shaw and Morgan Woods merge

Newly-formed business retains the Aston Shaw name, operating five offices with 70 staff

29 Jul 2014

Grant Thornton could face £200m civil suit over Tchenguiz SFO raids

Vincent Tchenguiz considers legal action against firm after SFO settles damages claim

29 Jul 2014

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