The pre-Budget report could be delivered as early as next week if prime
minister Gordon Brown decides to call a snap election for November.
Tax experts and accounting firms had anticipated that chancellor Alistair
Darling would deliver his pre-Budget report on October 17, but the profession is
now preparing for a PBR statement and the comprehensive spending review next
Brown has taken a substantial lead over the Conservatives according to
various polls. Should an early election be called, as expected, the PBR is
likely to be held before a poll.
"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
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