THE TREASURY has contacted government finance directors to ascertain whether they know of senior officials in their departments being paid through limited companies.
After details emerged of senior officials serving as contractors for the Department of Health and the Student Loans Company, the Treasury is looking into how widespread the practice is.
The taxman could potentially become involved in the investigation if it is thought that the arrangements are solely for tax avoidance purposes, according to The Independent.
Making Tax Digital will impose significant additional tax compliance costs on small businesses for little or no medium term benefit, tax and small business experts told MPs
MHA MacIntyre Hudson has partnered with cloud accounting software provider Xero ahead of the government’s requirement for digital records
The drive towards a fully digital tax regime is an admirable one, but mandation is simply wrong, according to one of the UK's most senior tax technology practitioners - Paul Aplin
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