CTCs herald new era of control for tax authorities

Corporate Tax CTCs herald new era of control for tax authorities

2y Tom Lemmon

CTCs herald new era of control for tax authorities

Stricter controls on VAT compliance is set to shut down the “colossal” VAT tax gap. Read More...

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Why is cloud document storage important for AML regulations?

HMRC Why is cloud document storage important for AML regulations?

2y Alexandra Hayter

Why is cloud document storage important for AML re...

By Alexandra Hayter, SmartVault. Read More...

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Digital marketplaces should shoulder VAT responsibility

HMRC Digital marketplaces should shoulder VAT responsibility

2y Jeremy Chan

Digital marketplaces should shoulder VAT responsib...

Call for digital marketplaces to collect and pay VAT on behalf of sellers. Read More...

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HMRC updates internal guidelines in midst of IR35 review

HMRC HMRC updates internal guidelines in midst of IR35 review

2y Shannon Moyer

HMRC updates internal guidelines in midst of IR35 ...

While the IR35-acjacent CEST tool has received a direct update, HMRC’s manual shows a number of prospective CEST questions, designed to determine tax ...

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Deloitte pursues KPMG over audit of Goals Soccer Centres

Audit Deloitte pursues KPMG over audit of Goals Soccer Centres

2y Chris Jewers

Deloitte pursues KPMG over audit of Goals Soccer C...

Investigations into accounting fraud at Goals has involved HMRC, the FCA, BDO, RSM, Deloitte and could see KPMG on the wrong end of legal action, acco...

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The post-Brexit Free Trade Deal the UK will get

Brexit & Economy The post-Brexit Free Trade Deal the UK will get

2y Richard Asquith, Avalara

The post-Brexit Free Trade Deal the UK will get

Richard Asquith, VP of Global Indirect Tax at Avalara, discusses the next steps for the post-Brexit UK-EU Free Trade Agreement (FTA). Read More...

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Loan Charge reforms backed by independent review and HMRC

HMRC Loan Charge reforms backed by independent review and HMRC

2y Shannon Moyer

Loan Charge reforms backed by independent review a...

Sir Amyas Morse’s independent review into the Loan Charge includes a series of middle-ground reforms which aim to balance taxpayers’ responsibility al...

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IR35: Tory MPs write to Chancellor

Politics IR35: Tory MPs write to Chancellor

2y Chris Jewers

IR35: Tory MPs write to Chancellor

Conservative MPs John Redwood and Andrew Bowie have both written to Sajid Javid, urging him to suspend or extend the IR36 6 April 2020 deadline until ...

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IR35: Chancellor makes review pledge

Politics IR35: Chancellor makes review pledge

2y Chris Jewers

IR35: Chancellor makes review pledge

Conservatives become the next party to say they will review IR35 legislation in the build-up to the general election, following Labour, Liberal Democr...

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IR35: HMRC launches updated CEST tool

HMRC IR35: HMRC launches updated CEST tool

2y Chris Jewers

IR35: HMRC launches updated CEST tool

HMRC has updated its much-criticised CEST tool to determine the employment status of contractors, but will it be enough? Read More...

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Getting tax out of taxi apps?

HMRC Getting tax out of taxi apps?

2y Sean Glancy

Getting tax out of taxi apps?

Sean Glancy, Partner – Indirect Taxes, UHY Hacker Young LLP discusses the HMRC probing Uber’s model based on apps over VAT and the implications for th...

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Three quarters of organisations not ready for IR35 rules

HMRC Three quarters of organisations not ready for IR35 rules

2y Jeremy Chan

Three quarters of organisations not ready for IR35...

With IR35 regulations set to be extended in six months, the vast majority of organisations are not ready to implement the new rules, according to a re...

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Mixed up about mixed use?

HMRC Mixed up about mixed use?

2y Helen Thornley, ATT Technical Officer

Mixed up about mixed use?

Helen Thornley, the Association of Tax Technician's Technical Officer, talks about land transaction tax on mixed-use properties, the Hyman case and HM...

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Accountants “losing clients” as contractors opt for PAYE to avoid IR35 pitfalls

HMRC Accountants “losing clients” as contractors opt for PAYE to avoid IR35 pitfalls

2y Beth McLoughlin

Accountants “losing clients” as contractors opt fo...

Accountants are saying some of their private sector clients, opting to go PAYE ahead of the IR35 2020 deadline, no longer require their services. Read...

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CIOT calls for measured approach to manifesto tax reforms

Politics CIOT calls for measured approach to manifesto tax reforms

2y Jeremy Chan

CIOT calls for measured approach to manifesto tax ...

As the General Election kicks off, CIOT calls for sober second thought on new tax policies Read More...

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R&D Tax Relief, R&D Tax Credit - Know it all

HMRC R&D Tax Relief, R&D Tax Credit - Know it all

2y Jay Ashar

R&D Tax Relief, R&D Tax Credit - Know it all

R&D Tax Credit rewards innovation and drives progress and has the power to transform businesses. Here is how companies can make the most R&D Tax Relie...

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Re-clench for MTD 2020: Three major changes

HMRC Re-clench for MTD 2020: Three major changes

2y Richard Asquith, Avalara

Re-clench for MTD 2020: Three major changes

It is the April 2020 phase of MTD introduction that will cause most issues. How are the three reforms going to affect over one million VAT registered ...

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Halloween nightmare hits UK SMEs as a quarter miss HMRC tax deadline

HMRC Halloween nightmare hits UK SMEs as a quarter miss HMRC tax deadline

2y Leanna Reeves

Halloween nightmare hits UK SMEs as a quarter miss...

The research shows that SMEs struggled to meet the 2019 paper tax returns deadline, leaving many worried. Read More...

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First six months of MTD compliance generated £815m for SMEs

HMRC First six months of MTD compliance generated £815m for SMEs

2y Leanna Reeves

First six months of MTD compliance generated £815m...

Report claims that small businesses have benefited from MTD through increased productivity and growth, generating over £815m over six months after its...

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What does the IOF mean for companies?

Corporate Tax What does the IOF mean for companies?

2y Ifty Nasir

What does the IOF mean for companies?

With an election taking place in December, what does the IOF mean for companies and what other options are available? Read More...

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Alleged EY cover-up coincides with HMRC’s money laundering campaign

HMRC Alleged EY cover-up coincides with HMRC’s money laundering campaign

2y Leanna Reeves

Alleged EY cover-up coincides with HMRC’s money la...

The BBC program ‘Panorama,’ which alleges the Big Four firm EY to have covered up a crime gang laundering money, coincides with HMRC’s new campaign ai...

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New IR35 briefing offers support for businesses and comfort for contractors

HMRC New IR35 briefing offers support for businesses and comfort for contractors

2y Leanna Reeves

New IR35 briefing offers support for businesses an...

Whilst many struggled to comply with new off-payroll changes due to a lack of detail in the IR35 report, HMRC has released a new briefing with detaile...

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VATGlobal launches European VAT information portal vlearn

Brexit & Economy VATGlobal launches European VAT information portal vlearn

2y Leanna Reeves

VATGlobal launches European VAT information portal...

To promote regulatory knowledge, the new platform ‘vlearn’ is the first key central repository for EU VAT information for businesses to use themselves...

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Myths about HMRC's powers means it can overreach in civil inspections, experts warn

HMRC Myths about HMRC's powers means it can overreach in civil inspections, experts warn

2y Leanna Reeves

Myths about HMRC's powers means it can overreach i...

Experts have warned accountants and tax advisors about common myths regarding HMRC’s powers, believing it can overreach during civil inspections. Read...

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Toppled from the top – The risk of fraud

Audit Toppled from the top – The risk of fraud

2y Roger Isaacs

Toppled from the top – The risk of fraud

Roger Isaacs - Forensic Partner at Milsted Langdon - talks about the Patisserie Valerie collapse and what its impact has been and the role of forensic...

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Off-payroll working – check your chain

HMRC Off-payroll working – check your chain

2y Emma Rawson, ATT Technical Officer

Off-payroll working – check your chain

Emma Rawson from the Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) writes about off-payroll: Transfer of liability rules, when might HMRC apply them and w...

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HMRC fraud investigations to have netted more than £610m since 2016

HMRC HMRC fraud investigations to have netted more than £610m since 2016

2y Leanna Reeves

HMRC fraud investigations to have netted more than...

The results acquired through a Freedom of Information Report (FOI) showed that HMRC's yield from investigations exceeded £610 million since the year 2...

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