CIoT welcomes government’s 'joined-up' Panama Papers investigation

Accounting Standards CIoT welcomes government’s 'joined-up' Panama Papers investigation

6y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

CIoT welcomes government’s 'joined-up' Panama Pape...

Taxation body welcomes departmental investigation into Panama Papers, but questions government’s approach to clampdown on corporate tax evasion Read M...

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Osborne publishes tax return with help of HW Fisher

Accounting Firms Osborne publishes tax return with help of HW Fisher

6y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

Osborne publishes tax return with help of HW Fishe...

Chancellor releases tax return following the controversy surrounding tax affairs of politicians, reveals connection with accountancy firm HW Fisher &a...

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Taxman raised nearly £500m extra corporation tax from SMEs

Administration Taxman raised nearly £500m extra corporation tax from SMEs

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

Taxman raised nearly £500m extra corporation tax f...

Extra yield shows that the taxman has ramped up its probes into ‘soft target’ small businesses, says Top 50 firm Read More...

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Top ten firm distances itself from Blairmore Holdings connection

Accounting Firms Top ten firm distances itself from Blairmore Holdings connection

6y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

Top ten firm distances itself from Blairmore Holdi...

Source close to firm says it had 'no involvement or control' over where controversial fund was set up Read More...

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Cameron to announce new corporate offence for tax evasion

Administration Cameron to announce new corporate offence for tax evasion

6y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

Cameron to announce new corporate offence for tax ...

Prime minister set to make announcement on companies which encourage tax evasion, while he launches joint taskforce with HMRC to deal with Panama Pape...

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Friday Afternoon Live: Panama Papers and Young Professionals Day

Administration Friday Afternoon Live: Panama Papers and Young Professionals Day

6y Calum Fuller, Reporter

Friday Afternoon Live: Panama Papers and Young Pro...

Kevin Reed talks Panama and the 35 Under 35. Read More...

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EC presents action plan to combat ‘staggering’ VAT gap

Administration EC presents action plan to combat ‘staggering’ VAT gap

6y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

EC presents action plan to combat ‘staggering’ VAT...

European Commission present action plan designed to reboot EU VAT system, which is welcome news to VAT experts Read More...

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Colin: Panama Papers leak, anonymity regained?

Administration Colin: Panama Papers leak, anonymity regained?

6y Taking Stock

Colin: Panama Papers leak, anonymity regained?

Colin thinks a new fashion trend will emerge following the Panama Papers leak Read More...

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Cameron letter urged Europe to protect offshore tax havens

Administration Cameron letter urged Europe to protect offshore tax havens

6y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

Cameron letter urged Europe to protect offshore ta...

Prime Minister discouraged former European council president from making offshore trusts subject to an EU tax crackdown Read More...

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Why HMRC will struggle to gain convictions from the Panama data leak

Administration Why HMRC will struggle to gain convictions from the Panama data leak

6y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

Why HMRC will struggle to gain convictions from th...

Accountancy Age analyses the stumbling blocks that the taxman will encounter as it looks to claw back evaded tax following the Panama papers leak Read...

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‘Profound concerns’ over HMRC’s data handling: Advisers react to Panama leak

Administration ‘Profound concerns’ over HMRC’s data handling: Advisers react to Panama leak

6y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

‘Profound concerns’ over HMRC’s data handling: Adv...

Tax experts give their verdict on the Mossack Fonseca scandal, with opinion spilt over whether HMRC will jump into action and bring evaders to justice...

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Taxman collects over £150m in capital gains tax crackdown

Administration Taxman collects over £150m in capital gains tax crackdown

6y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

Taxman collects over £150m in capital gains tax cr...

HMRC continues its battle against marketed CGT avoidance schemes with £154m intake Read More...

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Panama data leak uncovers global tax havens of rich and powerful

Administration Panama data leak uncovers global tax havens of rich and powerful

6y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

Panama data leak uncovers global tax havens of ric...

Over 11 million leaked documents from Panama law firm uncover how global elite use offshore systems to hide their millions Read More...

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HMRC ups tax take from SMEs by £470m last year

Accounting Firms HMRC ups tax take from SMEs by £470m last year

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

HMRC ups tax take from SMEs by £470m last year

Tax take from inquiries into large businesses fell by 13%, from £4bn to £3.5bn, in the year end March 312014-15, UHY Hacker Young finds Read More...

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HMRC confused over lorry driver tax allowance, trade group claims

Accounting Firms HMRC confused over lorry driver tax allowance, trade group claims

6y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

HMRC confused over lorry driver tax allowance, tra...

Taxman has failed to remove wrong information on its website over lorry drivers paying an overnight subsistence allowance Read More...

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Haslers probe George Galloway's insolvent company over £100K tax debt

Accounting Firms Haslers probe George Galloway's insolvent company over £100K tax debt

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

Haslers probe George Galloway's insolvent company ...

The London mayoral hopeful who founded the company in 2007, used the firm to process his earnings from London-based Iranian state TV channel, Press TV...

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Jon Thompson named as next boss of HMRC

Administration Jon Thompson named as next boss of HMRC

6y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

Jon Thompson named as next boss of HMRC

Ministry of Defence civil servant appointed as HMRC's new CEO; Edward Troup promoted to executive chair Read More...

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HMRC sees high ROI from investigations into UK’s wealthiest

Administration HMRC sees high ROI from investigations into UK’s wealthiest

6y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

HMRC sees high ROI from investigations into UK’s w...

Investigations into the UK’s 6000 richest individuals now yielding nearly £30 for every £1 invested Read More...

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HMRC collects over £500m in crackdown on payroll taxes

Administration HMRC collects over £500m in crackdown on payroll taxes

6y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

HMRC collects over £500m in crackdown on payroll t...

The taxman’s Counter-Avoidance Directorate steps up its efforts to clampdown on payroll abuses in the UK Read More...

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Friday Afternoon Live: Audit Thresholds and HMRC's Wiki fail

Administration Friday Afternoon Live: Audit Thresholds and HMRC's Wiki fail

6y Accountancy Age, Reporters

Friday Afternoon Live: Audit Thresholds and HMRC's...

Editor Richard Crump discusses the week's news Read More...

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HMRC reassesses tax avoidance hallmarks

Administration HMRC reassesses tax avoidance hallmarks

6y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

HMRC reassesses tax avoidance hallmarks

The taxman has reviewed its draft legislation on tax avoidance hallmarks after receiving multiple concerns from taxpayers Read More...

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HMRC redundancies may spark strike action, PCS threatens

Administration HMRC redundancies may spark strike action, PCS threatens

6y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

HMRC redundancies may spark strike action, PCS thr...

Public sector union threatening to strike after HMRC admits it “no longer needs” 150 administrative staff Read More...

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'Trigger happy' HMRC winding up order on Bury FC kicked into touch

Administration 'Trigger happy' HMRC winding up order on Bury FC kicked into touch

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

'Trigger happy' HMRC winding up order on Bury FC k...

Club chairman branded the taxman too "trigger happy" saying the football club "always pay HMRC" Read More...

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Taking Stock: Is the postman set to head up HMRC?

Administration Taking Stock: Is the postman set to head up HMRC?

6y Taking Stock

Taking Stock: Is the postman set to head up HMRC?

Senior tax advisers tell TS that Post Office boss could be in running to take over at HMRC Read More...

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HMRC defends Google tax deal ahead of PAC grilling

Administration HMRC defends Google tax deal ahead of PAC grilling

6y Richard Crump, Writer

HMRC defends Google tax deal ahead of PAC grilling

Taxman defends itself following criticism over how it’s handled Google’s tax avoidance Read More...

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Taxman seizes over £2bn from accelerated payments

Administration Taxman seizes over £2bn from accelerated payments

6y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

Taxman seizes over £2bn from accelerated payments

HMRC issues 3,000 APNs every month and expects to claim £5bn in payments by 2020 Read More...

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HMRC condemns Growth Securities Ownerships Plan

Accounting Firms HMRC condemns Growth Securities Ownerships Plan

6y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

HMRC condemns Growth Securities Ownerships Plan

HMRC warns companies away from tax avoidance scheme seven years after it was introduced Read More...

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