An emphatic 86% of senior tax directors still consider minimising the corporate tax burden vital to their job, according to research by PricewaterhouseCoopers.
In fact of those polled at the PwC 2004 EU tax conference in Barcelona, 61% said that finding ways to give business an edge through tax planning is more important than ever.
David Prosser, tax partner at PwC, said: ‘Many tax authorities are under increasing pressure to raise mor tax from the corporate sector. As a result, the role of the tax director in managing the tax burden of a complex group will become even more important in the future.’
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
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