Inheritance tax relief predicted to hit £900m through charitable donations

Legal Inheritance tax relief predicted to hit £900m through charitable donations

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

Inheritance tax relief predicted to hit £900m thro...

Inheritance tax relief increased by 16% last year to £880m, compared to £760m in the previous year. The amount is significantly higher than the £420m ...

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Making Tax Digital: Is HMRC’s recent system fault a cause for concern?

Accounting Software Making Tax Digital: Is HMRC’s recent system fault a cause for concern?

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

Making Tax Digital: Is HMRC’s recent system fault ...

Following recent issues with HMRC’s personal tax computation software, Brian Palmer of the AAT questions whether the government’s implementation timef...

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CIOT highlights looming landlord taxation changes

Personal Tax CIOT highlights looming landlord taxation changes

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

CIOT highlights looming landlord taxation changes

The first phase of a process to restrict the amount of tax relief for residential landlords to the basic rate of tax will enter into force on April 6 ...

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Spring Budget leaves HNWIs considering their options

Personal Tax Spring Budget leaves HNWIs considering their options

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

Spring Budget leaves HNWIs considering their optio...

Richard Le Tocq, head of Locate Guernsey, discusses the chancellor’s approach to high net worth individuals, and why relocation is increasingly attrac...

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U-turn on Class 4 NICs leaves ‘£2bn hole’, says KPMG

Personal Tax U-turn on Class 4 NICs leaves ‘£2bn hole’, says KPMG

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

U-turn on Class 4 NICs leaves ‘£2bn hole’, says KP...

The firm says that the U-turn 'does not alter the need for a fundamental review of the way we tax work' and that the current tax system is in need of ...

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Delay to NICs increase a ‘partial U-turn’, says McDonnell

Personal Tax Delay to NICs increase a ‘partial U-turn’, says McDonnell

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

Delay to NICs increase a ‘partial U-turn’, says Mc...

Legislation on the NICs changes to be brought forward in the autumn following publication of 'the full effects of the changes to Class 2 and Class 4' ...

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Top five takeaways from Spring Budget 2017

Corporate Tax Top five takeaways from Spring Budget 2017

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

Top five takeaways from Spring Budget 2017

Following chancellor Philip Hammond’s Spring Budget speech, we explore the key takeaways for businesses and individuals Read More...

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Live blog: Spring Budget 2017

Corporate Tax Live blog: Spring Budget 2017

4y Accountancy Age editorial

Live blog: Spring Budget 2017

Welcome to our live blog for Spring Budget 2017. Follow our Budget coverage throughout the day, including expert analysis and opinion on the key issue...

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Top five talking points for Spring Budget 2017

Corporate Tax Top five talking points for Spring Budget 2017

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

Top five talking points for Spring Budget 2017

As chancellor Philip Hammond prepares to deliver the final Spring Budget, we take a look at the key topics that could be on the agenda for 8 March Rea...

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Income tax reduction top priority for businesses in Spring Budget

Corporate Tax Income tax reduction top priority for businesses in Spring Budget

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

Income tax reduction top priority for businesses i...

22% of businesses consider a reduction in income tax the top priority for the Spring Budget, with reductions in inheritance tax and business rates fol...

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What can we expect from Spring Budget 2017?

Corporate Tax What can we expect from Spring Budget 2017?

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

What can we expect from Spring Budget 2017?

As the chancellor gets ready for his first and last Spring Budget, David Brookes of BDO looks at the key issues that could and should be addressed on ...

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Edwin Coe recruits HMRC operational head of fraud investigation team

Corporate Tax Edwin Coe recruits HMRC operational head of fraud investigation team

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

Edwin Coe recruits HMRC operational head of fraud ...

At HMRC, Dmitri Surendran was responsible for leading the London team of the offshore, corporate and wealthy unit of the fraud investigation service R...

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The rising significance of inheritances

Personal Tax The rising significance of inheritances

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

The rising significance of inheritances

Rosamond McDowell looks at key changes to inheritance tax policy, which apply from April this year Read More...

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Budget is a 'springboard' for tax policy reform, says new report

Corporate Tax Budget is a 'springboard' for tax policy reform, says new report

4y Stephanie Wix, Writer

Budget is a 'springboard' for tax policy reform, s...

Report argues that the government must change the way it makes tax and budget decisions Read More...

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HMRC cuts over 150 offices to reduce running costs

Corporate Tax HMRC cuts over 150 offices to reduce running costs

4y Stephanie Wix, Writer

HMRC cuts over 150 offices to reduce running costs

Drastically fewer offices for HMRC in the hope to reduce their running costs Read More...

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Practices join forces to launch TaxGo digital service

Accounting Firms Practices join forces to launch TaxGo digital service

4y Kevin Reed, Writer

Practices join forces to launch TaxGo digital serv...

Tayabali Tomlin and d&t directors launch £20 a month TaxGo service, aiming to be the 'biggest UK firm' by client numbers Read More...

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Finance Bill 2017: Corporate tax reporting requirements 'a burden'

Business Regulation Finance Bill 2017: Corporate tax reporting requirements 'a burden'

4y Stephanie Wix, Writer

Finance Bill 2017: Corporate tax reporting require...

Companies must report on their complex financial structures including offshore accounts and notify HMRC Read More...

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PAC raises “serious concerns” about HMRC’s digital plans

Corporate Tax PAC raises “serious concerns” about HMRC’s digital plans

4y Stephanie Wix, Writer

PAC raises “serious concerns” about HMRC’s digital...

An examination by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has revealed serious concerns relating to HMRC’s plans Read More...

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Friday Afternoon Live: British Accountancy Awards hangover + Tyrie suggests MTD delay

Accounting Firms Friday Afternoon Live: British Accountancy Awards hangover + Tyrie suggests MTD delay

4y Kevin Reed, Writer

Friday Afternoon Live: British Accountancy Awards ...

The mornings after the night that was the British Accountancy Awards; and Andrew Tyrie's latest thoughts on Making Tax Digital timing Read More...

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Autumn Statement: MTD followup in New Year, frustrating some advisers

Accounting Software Autumn Statement: MTD followup in New Year, frustrating some advisers

4y Stephanie Wix, Writer

Autumn Statement: MTD followup in New Year, frustr...

Making Tax Digital responses to the consultations expected in January 2017 Read More...

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Corporation tax cut and high-tech reliefs outlined by May to CBI

Corporate Tax Corporation tax cut and high-tech reliefs outlined by May to CBI

4y Stephanie Wix, Writer

Corporation tax cut and high-tech reliefs outlined...

Further corporation tax cuts and reliefs for cutting-edge tech businesses have been pledged by prime minister Theresa May, ahead of Wednesday’s Autumn...

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UK income tax rise goes against global grain

Governance UK income tax rise goes against global grain

4y Stephanie Wix, Writer

UK income tax rise goes against global grain

The UK has not followed the global trend for reducing income tax over the past two decades Read More...

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Friday Afternoon Live: HMRC complaints rise; Deloitte scoops big audits; and corporate reporting woes

Audit Friday Afternoon Live: HMRC complaints rise; Deloitte scoops big audits; and corporate reporting woes

4y Kevin Reed, Writer

Friday Afternoon Live: HMRC complaints rise; Deloi...

HMRC receives highest number of complaints in seven years; Deloitte scoops BP and Centrica audits; and corporate reporting under the microscope in our...

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Colin: Tell them about the money, mummy

Business Regulation Colin: Tell them about the money, mummy

4y Taking Stock

Colin: Tell them about the money, mummy

As advisers prepare for another Autumn Statement, they and their clients hope to avoid the grip of more red tape Read More...

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RSM scoops tax partners from Royal Bank of Canada

Accounting Firms RSM scoops tax partners from Royal Bank of Canada

5y Stephanie Wix, Writer

RSM scoops tax partners from Royal Bank of Canada

Two new private client partners have been appointed in RSM’s London office Read More...

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Capital gains tax jumps 24.6% as south-east house prices tick up

Governance Capital gains tax jumps 24.6% as south-east house prices tick up

5y Stephanie Wix, Writer

Capital gains tax jumps 24.6% as south-east house ...

The Capital Gains Tax taken from individuals has jumped 24.6% in the last year to £6.9bn Read More...

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MTD described as ‘insufficient’ and ‘unrealistic’ via major institute research

Corporate Tax MTD described as ‘insufficient’ and ‘unrealistic’ via major institute research

5y Stephanie Wix, Writer

MTD described as ‘insufficient’ and ‘unrealistic’ ...

Accountants continue to pile pressure on HMRC to backtrack on its proposals for Making Tax Digital - with the consultation period set to end Read More...

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