Businessmen, including HSBC chairman John Bond and Dixon’s Lord Blyth of Rowington met with the prime minister yesterday. It is understood tax was among the issues discussed in talks that were said to be ‘friendly and constructive’.
Last week leaders of the UK’s largest companies said they intended to tell Blair they would leave the country unless action was taken to cut taxes and red tape.
But a leaked letter from the Treasury to cabinet ministers revealed that Gordon Brown and the prime minister had agreed to curb Britain’s borrowing measures and put the brakes on public spending, a move that could lead to another tax hike, the Times reported.
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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