Court rules against Revenue in privacy dispute

Administration Court rules against Revenue in privacy dispute

20y Alex Miller.

Court rules against Revenue in privacy dispute

Common sense has prevailed in the House of Lords after it reversed a Court of Appeal ruling made in March 2001, which required taxpayers and their acc...

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VAT expert to head up CIoT

Administration VAT expert to head up CIoT

20y Larry Schlesinger, Writer

VAT expert to head up CIoT

The Chartered Institute of Taxation has appointed a barrister and VAT expert as its new president to replace John Whiting. Read More...

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EU goes in search of tax harmony

Administration EU goes in search of tax harmony

20y Chas Roy-Chowdhury

EU goes in search of tax harmony

Fifteen different tax systems within the European Union create many obstacles for SMEs within the internal market. So what is needed is a more harmoni...

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OECD struggles with tax co-operation

Administration OECD struggles with tax co-operation

20y Chris Quick

OECD struggles with tax co-operation

The EU is not the only organisation to struggle with the reality that today's business world long ago stopped respecting national boundaries and the w...

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Revenue wants more bidders for IT contract

Administration Revenue wants more bidders for IT contract

20y our parliamentary staff

Revenue wants more bidders for IT contract

The government is seeking ways of persuading more major IT companies to bid for public sector work following difficulties in ensuring a more fully com...

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Green tax on shopping bags considered

Administration Green tax on shopping bags considered

20y Alex Miller.

Green tax on shopping bags considered

The UK government is considering a 9p tax on supermarket carrier bags in a bid to cut down on waste generated in the UK - a move which could raise £90...

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US Marines send for the Inland Revenue

Administration US Marines send for the Inland Revenue

20y Steve Ranger

US Marines send for the Inland Revenue

Skills developed by EDS in running the Inland Revenue's computer systems will be used to improve the IT systems of the US Marine Corps, which EDS took...

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Revenue to spend £20m to attract bidders

Administration Revenue to spend £20m to attract bidders

20y Steve Ranger

Revenue to spend £20m to attract bidders

The Inland Revenue could spend as much as £20m to persuade suppliers to bid for its £4.5bn outsourcing contract. Read More...

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Brown under fire over stamp duty

Administration Brown under fire over stamp duty

20y Adriana Zea, Contributor

Brown under fire over stamp duty

The chief executive of the London Stock Exchange has attacked chancellor Gordon Brown for his failure to abolish stamp duty in last week's Budget Read...

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Enticing tax filers online

Administration Enticing tax filers online

20y Sheena Sullivan

Enticing tax filers online

So far, the take-up of online tax filing has fallen short of government targets. Sheena Sullivan asks what the Inland Revenue can do to boost figures....

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Sun sets on tax havens

Administration Sun sets on tax havens

20y Bob Reynolds

Sun sets on tax havens

For those in the money, offshore banking has long been the most popular way of stashing cash out of the taxman's sight. But not for much longer. Read ...

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Customs drags out zoo spat with E&Y

Administration Customs drags out zoo spat with E&Y

20y Alex Miller.

Customs drags out zoo spat with E&Y

Ernst & Young and 'tunnel-visioned' Customs & Excise are at loggerheads over a decision by the European Court of Justice, which may cost the governmen...

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MPs slam Brown over tax on oil profits

Administration MPs slam Brown over tax on oil profits

20y Larry Schlesinger, Writer

MPs slam Brown over tax on oil profits

Chancellor Gordon Brown's decision to impose a new 10% levy on North Sea oil profits has come under furious attack from opposition MPs, particularly S...

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BUDGET 2002: Chancellor brings in duty freeze

Administration BUDGET 2002: Chancellor brings in duty freeze

20y Adriana Zea, Contributor

BUDGET 2002: Chancellor brings in duty freeze

The chancellor has frozen duty on a variety of goods but increased tax on cigarettes. Read More...

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BUDGET 2002: Beer duty halved for World Cup

Administration BUDGET 2002: Beer duty halved for World Cup

20y AccountancyAge.com

BUDGET 2002: Beer duty halved for World Cup

The chancellor has halved the duty on beer for small pubs and breweries, lowering the cost by 14 pence on every pint. Read More...

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Tories worried by plans to share Revenue data

Administration Tories worried by plans to share Revenue data

20y our parliamentary staff

Tories worried by plans to share Revenue data

The Tories have voiced 'grave reservations' about government plans to share confidential data in Inland Revenue and Customs' databanks with other gove...

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£10m earmarked for IT bidders

Administration £10m earmarked for IT bidders

20y Andy McCue

£10m earmarked for IT bidders

The Inland Revenue has admitted it could cost up to £10m to encourage companies to bid for the £4bn IT contract to run the UK's tax systems. Read More...

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Montagu lives up to the challenge

Administration Montagu lives up to the challenge

20y Taking Stock

Montagu lives up to the challenge

TS was thrilled to see Sir Nick Montagu, head of the Inland Revenue and Accountancy Age personality of the year, reliving his student years on BBC 2's...

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Zoos await VAT ruling

Administration Zoos await VAT ruling

20y Gavin Hinks, Writer

Zoos await VAT ruling

Zoos across the UK are expected to hear on Thursday whether they'll be able to claim back as much as £30m in VAT when the European Court of Justice is...

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Treasury under fire over VAT data

Administration Treasury under fire over VAT data

20y our parliamentary staff

Treasury under fire over VAT data

Treasury ministers have come under attack for failing to speed up the use of VAT data to replace monthly demands for information on turnover for gover...

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Getting the tax system you need

Administration Getting the tax system you need

20y Richard Baron

Getting the tax system you need

Both business and the government believe that we should have a competitive tax system. This means a system which is business-friendly, and which makes...

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Revenue's intangible reform

Administration Revenue's intangible reform

20y AccountancyAge.com

Revenue's intangible reform

The Inland Revenue is expected to announce at the end of November the outcome of consultation into the taxation of intellectual property, goodwill and...

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VAT computer system behind schedule

Administration VAT computer system behind schedule

20y our parliamentary staff

VAT computer system behind schedule

A £12.6m new computer system for the collection of VAT is running behind schedule, the government has admitted today in Commons. Read More...

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Government may lose billions in VAT ruling

Administration Government may lose billions in VAT ruling

20y Alex Miller.

Government may lose billions in VAT ruling

The European Court of Justice has issued a draft opinion, which could cost the UK government billions of pounds in retrospective VAT claims. Read More...

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Revenue to help with child support

Administration Revenue to help with child support

20y our parliamentary staff

Revenue to help with child support

The Inland Revenue can disclose information to help the Child Support Agency trace non-resident parents and pass on information about earnings and sel...

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Blow to Revenue outsourcing plans

Administration Blow to Revenue outsourcing plans

20y our parliamentary staff

Blow to Revenue outsourcing plans

Plans to privatise a key part of tax collection - the process of distraint - have come under fire in a Commons motion. Read More...

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LibDems want action on tax dodgers

Administration LibDems want action on tax dodgers

20y our parliamentary staff

LibDems want action on tax dodgers

Liberal Democrat shadow chancellor Matthew Taylor has called on the Treasury to 'pull its finger out' and crack down on VAT and other indirect tax dod...

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