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US and China commit to cross-border audit inspections

US audit watchdog expects to conduct inspections of mainland Chinese audit firms by the end of the year

18 Jul 2014

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Grant Thornton insurance chair leaves after just four months

Craig Scarr to leave Grant Thornton, having joined the firm in April

18 Jul 2014

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NAO to audit HMRC projections following sums error

National Audit Office to examine HMRC projections following sums error

17 Jul 2014

‘Plebgate’ MP Mitchell embroiled in alleged avoidance scheme

Andrew Mitchell MP is named as one of the prominent investors in Ingenious Media's alleged film tax avoidance schemes

17 Jul 2014

US Treasury secretary in move to stop tax ‘inversion’

US Treasury secretary Jack Lew is seeking to invoke 'economic patriotism' in order to prevent further tax 'inversions'

16 Jul 2014

IFRS chair opens door for 'prudence' reintroduction

IFRS Foundation chair suggests prudence should be reinserted into conceptual framework

16 Jul 2014

Gauke promoted in government reshuffle

David Gauke made financial secretary to the Treasury

16 Jul 2014

CIPFA treasurer quits over pension deficit concern

Ian Perkin calls on CIPFA to use office sale surplus next year to pay down pension deficit

16 Jul 2014

HMRC to publish list of 1,200 schemes earmarked for pay-up first

HMRC is to reveal which alleged tax avoidance schemes are to be targeted for accelerated payments

15 Jul 2014

Advisers concerned about effect of audit threshold rise

Plans to take more businesses out of the audit regime gives practices the jitters, says CaseWare

15 Jul 2014

'Complex complaints' push Taxation Disciplinary Board work to new level

Taxation Disciplinary Board sees increase in complaints received against CIoT and ATT members to record numbers for the second year in a row

14 Jul 2014

Smith & Nephew ends 77-year audit relationship with EY

FTSE 100 company Smith & Nephew replaces EY with KPMG

14 Jul 2014

HMRC to raise £7bn from 'pay up first' powers

Taxman expects to raise £7bn from accelerated payment notices due to be issued from next week, Accountancy Age can reveal

11 Jul 2014

Government adviser implicated in avoidance scheme

BIS adviser invested in alleged film scheme

11 Jul 2014

Nando’s accused of using offshore tax avoidance structure

High street restaurant chain accused of complex, opaque offshore tax structure

11 Jul 2014

EY announces 68 new equity partners in the UK

EY appoints 68 equity partners to its UK business, taking its total UK partners to 628

11 Jul 2014

888 plays it safe with EY audit appointment

BDO loses contract after decade that included advising on gambling business’ IPO

11 Jul 2014

HMRC loses Rangers EBT appeal

Upper-tier tribunal upholds view that payments made to staff and players were loans

10 Jul 2014

Draghi tells EU to 'progress swiftly' in adopting IFRS 9

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi tells policymakers in Europe to ‘progress swiftly in the adoption of IFRS 9'

10 Jul 2014

More than 1,600 including celebrities in £1.2bn Liberty scheme

Celebrities, QCs and senior executives implicated in avoidance scheme

10 Jul 2014

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Colin: Evaders are going to struggle to fit in

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Colin: Capital punishment

Is IFRS being used as a scapegoat for bad corporate behaviour? muses Colin

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

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

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