has joined a chorus of critics complaining about parliament’s poor scrutiny of
latest finance bill, adding to UK’s deficient corporate tax system.
Last week’s finance bill will undergo clause-by-clause examination by a
committee of MPs who are likely to consider hundreds of amendments proposed by
opposition parties, backbenchers and ministers themselves, the Financial
But the effort is largely futile, according to a newly released CBI taskforce
The report concludes ‘it would not be unreasonable to say that, as a result
of technical complexity, length, lack of time, tight government control and a
lack of technical expertise, there is no genuine scrutiny of the finance bill
under the present system’.
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Changes to the tax system is urged to support the growth of entrepreneurs, found a report from the Grant Thornton UK, the Institute of Directors, and the Prelude Group
The EC has been instructed to draft a European Union (EU) directive authorising an EU financial transaction tax, which would apply to ten of the EU’s 28 member states