The Government is about to step up its campaign against tax cheats and plans
to highlight the issue in its Pre-Budget Report, a Labour minister warned
Financial Secretary Stephen Timms described tax avoidance as “morally wrong”
and said the government aims to “tilt the game back towards honest, hard-working
taxpayers”, according to a story in
Addressing an audience of tax experts, Timms said the global financial crisis
had created a “new world” which would see greater pressure on tax avoiders.
The speech comes ahead of the G20 summit later this month, in Pittsburgh,
which may result in sanctions for tax havens.
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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