Criminal tax evasion 'very problematic' for companies, claims CIoT

Corporate Tax Criminal tax evasion 'very problematic' for companies, claims CIoT

5y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

Criminal tax evasion 'very problematic' for compan...

CIoT has come out against the government’s latest anti-tax evasion legislation, labelling it as “very problematic for businesses” Read More...

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HMRC tax evasion raid of former KPMG partners was ‘publicity stunt’

Accounting Firms HMRC tax evasion raid of former KPMG partners was ‘publicity stunt’

5y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

HMRC tax evasion raid of former KPMG partners was ...

HMRC is under fire for allegedly obtaining warrants unlawfully for the detainment of four former KPMG partners Read More...

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Queen's Speech: Millions of pension savings protected by new legislation

Administration Queen's Speech: Millions of pension savings protected by new legislation

5y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

Queen's Speech: Millions of pension savings protec...

Queen's Speech legislation aims to crackdown on financial crime and protect those who have money in some auto enrolment schemes Read More...

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KPMG receives complaints over Isle of Man controversy

Accounting Firms KPMG receives complaints over Isle of Man controversy

5y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

KPMG receives complaints over Isle of Man controve...

The Big Four firm's Canadian arm is accused of setting up offshore tax structures in the Isle of Man Read More...

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Taking Stock: VAT tribunal wraps up Chilango HMRC battle

Administration Taking Stock: VAT tribunal wraps up Chilango HMRC battle

5y Taking Stock

Taking Stock: VAT tribunal wraps up Chilango HMRC ...

Mexican takeaway chain Chilango has lost its £700,000-plus VAT refund battle with HMRC after the taxman secured victory in a first-tier tribunal Read ...

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Five more women added in gender discrimination lawsuit against KPMG US

Accounting Firms Five more women added in gender discrimination lawsuit against KPMG US

5y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

Five more women added in gender discrimination law...

Gender discrimination lawsuit against develops as five more women join the legal challenge Read More...

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PwC reviews suppliers’ employment policies following clothing row

Accounting Firms PwC reviews suppliers’ employment policies following clothing row

5y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

PwC reviews suppliers’ employment policies followi...

PwC reviews its suppliers’ employment policies in detail as a result of row over receptionist's footwear Read More...

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CIPFA announces anti-corruption qualification

Accounting Standards CIPFA announces anti-corruption qualification

5y Calum Fuller, Reporter

CIPFA announces anti-corruption qualification

New qualification in preventing corruption and fraud to be offered by CIPFA in wake of new corporate corruption laws Read More...

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NHS wins multi-million VAT battle after HMRC climbdown

Corporate Tax NHS wins multi-million VAT battle after HMRC climbdown

5y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

NHS wins multi-million VAT battle after HMRC climb...

NHS wins multi-million pound battle with HMRC over 40 years' worth of overpaid VAT, after HMRC agreed to no longer oppose outstanding appeals Read Mor...

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Panama commits to share financial account information

Administration Panama commits to share financial account information

5y Richard Crump, Writer

Panama commits to share financial account informat...

Bahrain, Lebanon, Nauru, Panama and Vanuatu commit to share financial account information automatically with other countries Read More...

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£27m victory for HMRC in BoI phantom tax loophole case

Administration £27m victory for HMRC in BoI phantom tax loophole case

5y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

£27m victory for HMRC in BoI phantom tax loophole ...

Bank of Ireland subsidiary fails in its quest to avoid millions in tax Read More...

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Panama Papers saga rages on as leaked documents surface

Corporate Finance Panama Papers saga rages on as leaked documents surface

5y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

Panama Papers saga rages on as leaked documents su...

Portion of stolen law firm files revealed to the public, days before world leaders meet to tackle financial corruption Read More...

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HMRC production order demands cause headaches for practices

Accounting Firms HMRC production order demands cause headaches for practices

5y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

HMRC production order demands cause headaches for ...

Taxman issues nearly 1,500 production orders last year to crack down on financial crimes Read More...

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UK has ‘vital role to play’ in beating tax evasion, declares Panama Papers whistleblower

Corporate Tax UK has ‘vital role to play’ in beating tax evasion, declares Panama Papers whistleblower

5y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

UK has ‘vital role to play’ in beating tax evasion...

Panama Papers anonymous whistleblower 'John Doe' reaches out to government authorities, and has called on global powers to 'end financial secrecy' Rea...

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Spot the claim: Sportech wins £97m in VAT battle

Corporate Tax Spot the claim: Sportech wins £97m in VAT battle

5y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

Spot the claim: Sportech wins £97m in VAT battle

Betting firm wins latest battle in long-running case against HMRC over unpaid VAT Read More...

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Taxman secures MSC tribunal victory

Administration Taxman secures MSC tribunal victory

5y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

Taxman secures MSC tribunal victory

HMRC protects nearly £400,000 in tax following first-tier tribunal win, and expects to claw back a further £9m Read More...

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Former PwC employees to stand trial over Luxleaks scandal

Accounting Firms Former PwC employees to stand trial over Luxleaks scandal

5y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

Former PwC employees to stand trial over Luxleaks ...

Two PwC whistleblowers and journalist to stand trial over alleged leaking of corporate tax documents Read More...

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Offshore clampdown continues as HMRC protects £365m

Administration Offshore clampdown continues as HMRC protects £365m

6y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

Offshore clampdown continues as HMRC protects £365...

First-tier tribunal rules against Clavis Liberty Fund, over the shadowy use of dividend funds Read More...

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HMRC blows away Project Zephyr avoidance scheme

Administration HMRC blows away Project Zephyr avoidance scheme

6y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

HMRC blows away Project Zephyr avoidance scheme

Taxman victorious in first-tier tribunal, puts a halt to €84m Fidex avoidance arrangement Read More...

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Bermuda falls in line with OECD tax reporting agreement

Administration Bermuda falls in line with OECD tax reporting agreement

6y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

Bermuda falls in line with OECD tax reporting agre...

British island territory agrees to sign OECD pact on tax co-operation, which has already been signed by 31 nations Read More...

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Shelley Stock Hutter and BKL launch probate services

Accounting Firms Shelley Stock Hutter and BKL launch probate services

6y Richard Crump, Writer

Shelley Stock Hutter and BKL launch probate servic...

Top 50+50 firms Shelley Stock Hutter and BKL launch probate services Read More...

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UK pressures OECD to tackle unhelpful tax jurisdictions

Administration UK pressures OECD to tackle unhelpful tax jurisdictions

6y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

UK pressures OECD to tackle unhelpful tax jurisdic...

Nations that defy international tax agreements should be listed and punished accordingly, Osborne suggests Read More...

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HMRC victorious in Supreme Court film tax battle

Administration HMRC victorious in Supreme Court film tax battle

6y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

HMRC victorious in Supreme Court film tax battle

Supreme Court rules in favour of taxman over long-running Eclipse 35 tax avoidance scheme Read More...

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Eclipse film tax avoidance scheme takes appeal to Supreme Court

Administration Eclipse film tax avoidance scheme takes appeal to Supreme Court

6y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

Eclipse film tax avoidance scheme takes appeal to ...

The tax avoidance scheme involves high-profile individuals, including Sir Alex Ferguson Read More...

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Harrow accountant convicted of Gift Aid fraud

Administration Harrow accountant convicted of Gift Aid fraud

6y Richard Crump, Writer

Harrow accountant convicted of Gift Aid fraud

HMRC investigation finds Harrow accountant guilty of Gift Aid and VAT fraud Read More...

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Devon firm saved from administration in connected party pre-pack deal

Accounting Firms Devon firm saved from administration in connected party pre-pack deal

6y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

Devon firm saved from administration in connected ...

MG Associates purchased by London accountancy firm in pre-pack deal, after being involved in “extensive litigation” for a number of years Read More...

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Montpelier Professional winding-up order withdrawn

Accounting Firms Montpelier Professional winding-up order withdrawn

6y Calum Fuller, Reporter

Montpelier Professional winding-up order withdrawn

Winding-up order against Montpelier Professional withdrawn, CEO tells Accountancy Age Read More...

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