The chancellor said the government would maintain a ‘stable and competitive’
tax regime last night, adding that he had asked HM Revenue & Customs to
consult more fully.
At his annual Mansion House speech, Brown said: ‘I will continue to look not
only at the competitiveness of our tax system but I have also asked HMRC to
ensure the administration of the tax system – its consistency, openness and
responsiveness – is founded on strengthened consultation and a better dialogue.’
There have been increasing calls recently not only for more consultation but
also for cuts to the corporate tax burden, given international competitiveness
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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