LIAM FOX has called on Chancellor George Osborne to ease the tax burden on business in next month’s Budget.
The former defence secretary also also wants changes to the labour market to make it easier to hire and fire employees.
The Tory MP argued in the Financial Times for further public spending cuts to fund employment tax reductions.
It is Mr Fox’s first major political intervention since he resigned from the cabinet in October.
In the FT, Mr Fox said it was “too difficult to hire and too fire and too expensive to take on new empployees.”
An examination by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has revealed serious concerns relating to HMRC’s plans
Andrew Tyrie suggests there will not be enough time to implement Making Tax Digital (MTD) by April 2018
The ACCA has announced a partnership with UK research and development tax reclaim specialist RD Tax Solutions
The tax HMRC expects is underpaid by large companies through “transfer pricing” has risen by 60%