The poll, by KashFlow, showed that nearly 70% of the1,200 accountants
questioned believed Cameron would be a better option than Gordon Brown, because
of his lighter touch approach to legislative barriers. Nearly 40% of accountants
polled believe that red tape is the greatest barrier to small business growth.
Accountants said the new wave of red tape did not consider companies already
trying to enter the regulated marketplace. Despite the government’s pledge to
reduce the legislative burden, businesses were struggling to adapt to new laws.
"The whole idea of HMRC officials supplying confidential information about individuals to the media on a non-attributable basis is, or should be, a matter of serious concern," say Supreme Court judges
UK-based non-doms have paid ten times more tax than the average taxpayer, raising concerns over the Brexit impact on non-dom contributions and therefore, the economy
A senior MP has questioned the impact of HMRC’s decision to undertake yet another radical overhaul of its internal structure
The Apple Tax situation; Accountants replaced by robots; and The Accountancy Age Top 50+50; all discussed by head of editorial Kevin Reed