US Corporate tax avoidance will face increased scrutiny under plans by
president Barack Obama.
The president is proposing that his first budget in 2010 will introduce
anti-tax avoidance measures aimed at cutting loopholes that allow business to
avoid tax payments domestically and abroad, according to
The US Treasury is looking to cut its tax gap of $300bn, and the taxman has
already flagged up transfer pricing, withholding taxes and hybrid entities as
areas it would focus on in terms of compliance.
HMRC is continuing to ramp up the number of raids on premises it carries out as part of criminal investigations, searching 761 properties in the last year
Lord Howard Leigh of Hurley discusses the government’s initiatives to mitigate tax avoidance and evasion
Top 50+50: Demand for tax advisory services remains high, but fee pressure is expected in relation to compliance services
The demand for tax advisory services remains high and this looks to continue; but fee pressure is expected in relation to compliance services as the “Making Tax Digital” initiative is rolled out,
While some resistance to change is to be expected, the degree of controversy surrounding HMRC's Making Tax Digital proposals has surprised the government