Both of the following articles are worth a look. Daniel Davies, a Guardian blogger and stockbroker, suggests that tax advisers might start getting their clients to pretend they’re Plymouth Brethren to take advantage of the new Alternatively Secured Pensions rules.
Meanwhile, Irwin Stelzer argues that Warren Buffett’s and Bill Gates’ philanthropy is really just one great big inheritance tax dodge that enables their descendants to retain power and patronage for generations, free of tax.
Making Tax Digital will impose significant additional tax compliance costs on small businesses for little or no medium term benefit, tax and small business experts told MPs
MHA MacIntyre Hudson has partnered with cloud accounting software provider Xero ahead of the government’s requirement for digital records
The drive towards a fully digital tax regime is an admirable one, but mandation is simply wrong, according to one of the UK's most senior tax technology practitioners - Paul Aplin
Does Darwin's theory apply to taxation? Colin ponders...