Calls from business to cut corporation tax and improve tax competitiveness
have been described as a ‘tax dodgers’ charter’ by the Trades Union Congress.
The TUC said pressure from big business and the Conservatives for tax cuts
would lead to cuts to public services and compromise government’s fight against
The CBI has called for Alistair Darling to pledge to cut corporation tax to
18% within 8 years in his Budget on Wednesday, the Engineering Employers’
Federation is pushing for a rate of 25% by 2010 and the Conservatives want the
rate cut to 25%.
‘The Chancellor must use his budget to give a firm no to this special
pleading,’ said TUC general secretary Brendan Barber.
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The UK tax gap fell in 2014-15 to its lowest-ever level of 6.5%, revealed official statistics published today
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