Gauke pledges to fight EU on ‘tampon tax’
Personal Tax

Gauke pledges to fight EU on ‘tampon tax’

9y Calum Fuller , Reporter

Gauke pledges to fight EU on ‘tampon tax’

Financial secretary to the Treasury David Gauke to raise issue of VAT levied on sanitary products with European Commission Read More...

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Friday Afternoon Live: Strict liability and Facebook UK's tax bill
Corporate Tax

Friday Afternoon Live: Strict liability and Facebook UK's tax bill

9y Calum Fuller , Reporter

Friday Afternoon Live: Strict liability and Facebo...

Accountancy Age editor Kevin Reed discusses the week's biggest accountancy stories Read More...

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Non-dom rules harsh on those born in UK, claims CIoT
Accounting Standards

Non-dom rules harsh on those born in UK, claims CIoT

9y Calum Fuller , Reporter

Non-dom rules harsh on those born in UK, claims CI...

CIoT suggests proposed changes to non-dom rules place too much emphasis on taxpayers' birthplace Read More...

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Consultation heralds end of permanent non-dom status
Personal Tax

Consultation heralds end of permanent non-dom status

9y Calum Fuller , Reporter

Consultation heralds end of permanent non-dom stat...

Proposal reveals government plans to abolish permanent non-dom status Read More...

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Tax advisers braced for mortgage-bound buy-to-let investors
Personal Tax

Tax advisers braced for mortgage-bound buy-to-let investors

9y Calum Fuller , Reporter

Tax advisers braced for mortgage-bound buy-to-let ...

Accountants set to pick up the pieces after government's unexpected change to the taxation of buy-to-let landlords Read More...

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EU approves further tax breaks to British film industry
Corporate Tax

EU approves further tax breaks to British film industry

9y Calum Fuller , Reporter

EU approves further tax breaks to British film ind...

Government given green light to continue tax breaks to UK film industry Read More...

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‘Strict liability’ move could penalise honest errors, CIoT warns
Personal Tax

‘Strict liability’ move could penalise honest errors, CIoT warns

9y Calum Fuller , Reporter

‘Strict liability’ move could penalise honest erro...

Honest mistakes could be criminalised under 'strict liability' rule for evaders, tax institute warns Read More...

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Tax bodies encouraged by DRD safeguards in Summer Finance Bill
Corporate Tax

Tax bodies encouraged by DRD safeguards in Summer Finance Bill

9y Calum Fuller , Reporter

Tax bodies encouraged by DRD safeguards in Summer ...

Institutes pleased safeguards to direct debt recovery have been outlined in legislation Read More...

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British Medical Association recommends 20% sugary drinks tax
Corporate Tax

British Medical Association recommends 20% sugary drinks tax

9y Catherine Brown

British Medical Association recommends 20% sugary ...

Revenue raised should be used to subsidise healthier products such as fresh fruit and vegetables, report says Read More...

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#SummerBudget: OTS to probe closer income tax and National Insurance ties
Personal Tax

#SummerBudget: OTS to probe closer income tax and National Insurance ties

9y Accountancy Age

#SummerBudget: OTS to probe closer income tax and ...

Having been permanently established, the OTS is handed the task of bringing income tax and NICs closer together, while taxation of SMES will also be r...

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#SummerBudget: Government hits dividends as it continues clamp down on avoidance
Personal Tax

#SummerBudget: Government hits dividends as it continues clamp down on avoi...

9y Calum Fuller , Reporter

#SummerBudget: Government hits dividends as it con...

Those using dividends to pay themselves with dividends dealt a blow as chancellor replaces tax credit with £5,000 allowance Read More...

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#SummerBudget: Chancellor to restrict tax credits as he raises IHT threshold
Personal Tax

#SummerBudget: Chancellor to restrict tax credits as he raises IHT threshol...

9y Calum Fuller , Reporter

#SummerBudget: Chancellor to restrict tax credits ...

Tax credits for families with more than two children will see their tax credits limited as the IHT threshold set to rise Read More...

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Emergency Budget: Shackles 'on', but Tory tinkering already set
Corporate Tax

Emergency Budget: Shackles 'on', but Tory tinkering already set

9y Calum Fuller , Reporter

Emergency Budget: Shackles 'on', but Tory tinkerin...

No-one seems sure of whether this Emergency Budget will be all-change or dull as dishwater, but 'triple-lock tax' and tax avoidance set to loom large...

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Tyrie: OTS should be independent
Corporate Tax

Tyrie: OTS should be independent

9y Calum Fuller , Reporter

Tyrie: OTS should be independent

The Office of Tax Simplification should operate independently with support from HMRC and private sector secondees Read More...

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Gauke confirms Office of Tax Simplification expansion
Corporate Tax

Gauke confirms Office of Tax Simplification expansion

9y Calum Fuller , Reporter

Gauke confirms Office of Tax Simplification expans...

OTS will see its resources and headcount expanded over the course of this parliament Read More...

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Treasury reveals level of Big Four secondments
Accounting Firms

Treasury reveals level of Big Four secondments

9y Richard Crump , Writer

Treasury reveals level of Big Four secondments

In the three years 2012 to 2014, Big Four provided just eight people on secondment to the Treasury Read More...

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Gauke reappointed as financial secretary to the Treasury
People Business

Gauke reappointed as financial secretary to the Treasury

9y Richard Crump , Writer

Gauke reappointed as financial secretary to the Tr...

David Gauke is to remain as financial secretary to the Treasury in David Cameron's first all-Conservative government Read More...

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Tyrie faces fight to keep Treasury Committee chair as key positions wait to be filled
Politics

Tyrie faces fight to keep Treasury Committee chair as key positions wait to...

9y Calum Fuller , Reporter

Tyrie faces fight to keep Treasury Committee chair...

Andrew Tyrie to be challenged for committee post by fellow Conservative Jesse Norman Read More...

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WGAs qualified by NAO but wins praise for timely publication
Audit

WGAs qualified by NAO but wins praise for timely publication

9y Chris Warmoll , Writer

WGAs qualified by NAO but wins praise for timely p...

The Treasury's fifth such set of accounts consolidates the financial activities of 5,400 organisations from across the UK public sector Read More...

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Stop tax changes at Autumn Statements, says pensions minister Steve Webb
Accounting Standards

Stop tax changes at Autumn Statements, says pensions minister Steve Webb

9y Calum Fuller , Reporter

Stop tax changes at Autumn Statements, says pensio...

Pensions minister Steve Webb calls for an end to bringing in tax changes at Autumn Statements to ensure a more stable, simpler system Read More...

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Practitioners wary of timetable for switching to digital tax accounts
Corporate Tax

Practitioners wary of timetable for switching to digital tax accounts

9y Calum Fuller , Reporter

Practitioners wary of timetable for switching to d...

Practitioners raise concerns over timetable for replacing end-of-year tax returns with online accounts Read More...

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Government outlines new offences in evasion clampdown
Corporate Tax

Government outlines new offences in evasion clampdown

9y Calum Fuller , Reporter

Government outlines new offences in evasion clampd...

Professionals face criminal sanctions if they enable tax evasion under new government regime Read More...

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Budget 2015: Government to finally introduce online tax accounts
Corporate Tax

Budget 2015: Government to finally introduce online tax accounts

9y Calum Fuller , Reporter

Budget 2015: Government to finally introduce onlin...

Digital tax accounts will supersede the annual tax return from 2016 Read More...

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Budget 2015: Practitioners expect ‘business as usual’ Budget
Corporate Tax

Budget 2015: Practitioners expect ‘business as usual’ Budget

9y Calum Fuller , Reporter

Budget 2015: Practitioners expect ‘business as usu...

A run-down on what to expect from this year's Budget Read More...

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HMRC and HSBC bosses to face Treasury Select Committee
Corporate Tax

HMRC and HSBC bosses to face Treasury Select Committee

9y Calum Fuller , Reporter

HMRC and HSBC bosses to face Treasury Select Commi...

Bank's chairman to join HMRC CEO Lin Homer and tax authority's executives before committee Read More...

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Government launches marriage allowance
Personal Tax

Government launches marriage allowance

9y Calum Fuller , Reporter

Government launches marriage allowance

Married couples could save £212 per year with tax break Read More...

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Interview: GAAR is ready for action, panel chairman Mears says
Corporate Tax

Interview: GAAR is ready for action, panel chairman Mears says

9y Calum Fuller , Reporter

Interview: GAAR is ready for action, panel chairma...

Patrick Mears, chairman of the GAAR panel, explains how the anti-abuse rule is functioning as a deterrent against tax avoidance Read More...

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