Auditors cleared in Irish tax inquiry

Corporate Tax Auditors cleared in Irish tax inquiry

21y Anthony Garvey

Auditors cleared in Irish tax inquiry

PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ernst & Young, auditors of two Irish banks which earlier this year had to pay a collective tax bill of IR£111m (Pounds ...

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Brown faces CGT grilling

Corporate Tax Brown faces CGT grilling

21y Gavin Hinks, Writer

Brown faces CGT grilling

Chancellor Gordon Brown is expected to face a rough ride at the House of Commons today when he appears before the powerful Treasury select committee t...

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Sustainability still low priority

Corporate Tax Sustainability still low priority

21y Michelle Perry, Writer

Sustainability still low priority

Company directors in manufacturing are putting themselves at risk due to the absence of a sustainability policy. Read More...

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Brown dodges taper relief anomaly

Corporate Tax Brown dodges taper relief anomaly

21y Philip Smith.

Brown dodges taper relief anomaly

The government has failed to clear up inconsistencies in capital gains taper relief because the process would be too difficult, tax experts have claim...

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European Union eases VAT rules

Corporate Tax European Union eases VAT rules

21y Gareth Morgan

European Union eases VAT rules

European politicians have agreed on a directive that will simplify VAT rules, ensuring that electronic invoices are accepted throughout the Union. Rea...

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Confusion reigns over N2

Corporate Tax Confusion reigns over N2

21y Philip Smith.

Confusion reigns over N2

More than 500 accountancy firms have dropped out of the ICAEW monitoring regime following the shake-up in investment advice regulation under the Finan...

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Proposals for tax credit revealed

Corporate Tax Proposals for tax credit revealed

21y Alex Miller.

Proposals for tax credit revealed

The Government has unveiled proposals for a research and development tax credit for large companies. Read More...

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E-minister pushes broadband tax break

Corporate Tax E-minister pushes broadband tax break

21y our parliamentary staff

E-minister pushes broadband tax break

E-commerce minister Douglas Alexander has urged businesses to make use of tax breaks which could cut the cost of a typical £260 broadband connection b...

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IR35 battle resumes this week

Corporate Tax IR35 battle resumes this week

21y Larry Schlesinger, Writer

IR35 battle resumes this week

The Professional Contractors Group will get another chance to get IR35 legislation abolished when its resumes its fight with the Inland Revenue tomorr...

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Government urged to review tax regime

Corporate Tax Government urged to review tax regime

21y Adriana Zea, Contributor

Government urged to review tax regime

The government should review its economic strategy, offering tax incentives to encourage corporate citizenship, according to a report published today ...

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Tax treat for a merry Christmas

Corporate Tax Tax treat for a merry Christmas

21y Larry Schlesinger, Writer

Tax treat for a merry Christmas

Company Christmas parties are still on, according to recent surveys. But in these tough economic times, an opportunity to claim back a substantial chu...

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Small practitioners seek N2 clarity

Corporate Tax Small practitioners seek N2 clarity

21y Philip Smith.

Small practitioners seek N2 clarity

With just two days left before the Financial Services Authority takes over as the UK's sole financial watchdog, small practitioners remained confused ...

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Primarolo faces Treasury grilling

Corporate Tax Primarolo faces Treasury grilling

21y Philip Smith.

Primarolo faces Treasury grilling

Paymaster general Dawn Primarolo is due to be grilled today by the Treasury select committee on the government's response to a highly critical report ...

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Oversight leads to rich pickings for taxman.

Corporate Tax Oversight leads to rich pickings for taxman.

21y Philip Smith.

Oversight leads to rich pickings for taxman.

Constantly changing tax regulations could leave British businesses with a ticking time bomb of unpaid taxes that only come to light after a visit from...

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LETTERS - Good luck.

Corporate Tax LETTERS - Good luck.

21y Shirley Scott

LETTERS - Good luck.

Chas Roy-Chowdhury’s proposals (Time for a clean sheet, page 10, 8 November) ring a bell with those of us involved in the charity sector. The di...

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PBR: R&D tax credit for large companies

Corporate Tax PBR: R&D tax credit for large companies

21y Adriana Zea, Contributor

PBR: R&D tax credit for large companies

Chancellor Gordon Brown has promised large companies a new research and development tax credit to boost enterprise and innovation. Read More...

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PBR: UK haulage faces more red tape

Corporate Tax PBR: UK haulage faces more red tape

21y Alex Miller.

PBR: UK haulage faces more red tape

The long-suffering UK haulage industry could face an increase in administrative red-tape after Gordon Brown said the government is to launch consultat...

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PBR: VAT fraud measures launched

Corporate Tax PBR: VAT fraud measures launched

21y Adriana Zea, Contributor

PBR: VAT fraud measures launched

In an attempt to erradicate tax evasion the government has today published a series of measures to tackle VAT fraud as part of the pre-Budget report. ...

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PBR: Chancellor cuts CGT taper relief

Corporate Tax PBR: Chancellor cuts CGT taper relief

21y Philip Smith.

PBR: Chancellor cuts CGT taper relief

As expected the chancellor has announced that capital gains tax taper relief will be reduced to 20% after one year on the disposal of business assets,...

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PBR: Football pools tax to go

Corporate Tax PBR: Football pools tax to go

21y Damian Wild, Reporter

PBR: Football pools tax to go

Football pools tax will be abolished from 1 April 2002, the chancellor has said. Read More...

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Approval and concern at CGT changes

Corporate Tax Approval and concern at CGT changes

21y Michelle Perry, Writer

Approval and concern at CGT changes

Changes to capital gains tax are good news for business, but could prove detrimental to UK's workers, commentators from the Big Five have warned. Read...

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PBR: Rural aid will cost UK £2.7bn

Corporate Tax PBR: Rural aid will cost UK £2.7bn

21y Adriana Zea, Contributor

PBR: Rural aid will cost UK £2.7bn

Rural recovery is expected to cost well over £2bn, according to chancellor Gordon Brown. Read More...

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Pre-Budget 2001: a damp squib

Corporate Tax Pre-Budget 2001: a damp squib

21y Damian Wild, Reporter

Pre-Budget 2001: a damp squib

No one said it but everyone thought it. Even by the standards of previous pre-Budgets reports this was about as underwhelming a package as could have ...

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PBR: Growth forecast unchanged

Corporate Tax PBR: Growth forecast unchanged

21y Adriana Zea, Contributor

PBR: Growth forecast unchanged

Chancellor Gordon Brown says the government is maintaining economic growth rates for Britain, despite beliefs that a drop in growth in the third quart...

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Changes to EMI considered ineffective

Corporate Tax Changes to EMI considered ineffective

21y Philip Smith.

Changes to EMI considered ineffective

Changes to share options in the enterprise management initiative did little to help cash strapped companies, one tax expert said today. Read More...

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PBR: Consultation on charities scheme

Corporate Tax PBR: Consultation on charities scheme

21y Alex Miller.

PBR: Consultation on charities scheme

Further consultation is to be carried out between the Inland Revenue and charities into 'Gift Aid', a scheme allowing taxpayers to pay charities direc...

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Pre-Budget spotlight on public sector

Corporate Tax Pre-Budget spotlight on public sector

21y AccountancyAge.com

Pre-Budget spotlight on public sector

Seen as a pre-cursor to next year's Budget and a hint as to what measures may be introduced in the Spring, this year's pre Budget report is expected t...

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