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Dec
28
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Over the last year the issue of tax avoidance erupted into a media frenzy and helped move along the development of a general anti-abuse rule (GAAR).

Dec
14
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Tax barrister Anne Fairpo has had enough of politicians and press getting tax law wrong, and unleashed the following diatribe in her 10 December podcast.

Dec
07
5

AccountingWEB editor John Stokdyk sets the scene for one of the most intriguing categories in the 2012 AccountingWEB Community Awards.

Dec
04
1

AccountingWEB editor John Stokdyk takes a few soundings and shares his dyspeptic predictions for this week's Autumn Statement.

Nov
26
3

Simon Hurst issues an angry riposte to short-sighted characterisations of those who seek to promote good use of technology as “geeks and nerds”.

Oct
24
1

An avid viewer of the adult version, my interest was piqued several years ago when the Young Apprentice first graced our screens, writes Rachael Power. 

Oct
10
1

Office of Tax Simplification policy director confesses to a bit of alcohol-related tax planning advice.

As the tax/policy director at both the CIOT and the OTS and a regular commentator on the BBC, John Whiting is the public face of tax simplification.

Sep
18

Can it really be ten years since I attended the first Digita conference?

Well, actually it's more like ten and a half years since this year saw a move from March to September, but it was certainly the tenth conference - and the first with new MD Andrew Flanagan at the helm.

Sep
03
3

Summer 2012 was a watershed moment for the profession – a time when tax avoidance hit the headlines and came home to roost.

Aug
23

AccountingWEB tax podcaster Anne Fairpo is drawn to an EU report on tax havens that conjures up images of 1970s Martini adverts.

Tax avoidance and tax havens have become big news this summer, and have been moving up the regulatory agenda for some years.

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