Autumn statement

Tax professionals have welcomed the government’s decision to modify proposals for the direct recovery of tax debts from bank accounts.

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IR35 creates uncertainty around contractors’ tax status, according to a survey of AccountingWEB members, with 58% of respondents indicating that clients found determining employment status to b

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The government should start increasing the threshold for employee national insurance contributions immediately and consider reductions in employers’ NICs in the longer term, according to the CB

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A “real” tax simplification programme including a commitment not to add to the UK’s tax code should be at the heart of government thinking, the ICAEW Tax Faculty has said in response to the Tre

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Proposed changes to the definition of permanent establishment (PE) and current transfer pricing guidelines on intra-group charges are set out in two OECD discussion papers released for consulta

An increasing focus on HMRC powers of enforcement “without third party supervision” is undermining the ability of taxpayers with a genuine dispute to stand up to the tax authority, according to

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Draft Finance Bill clauses will be published on 10 December together with responses to policy consultation, explanatory notes, tax information and impact notes and other documents, David Gauke

Professional services firms have a role to play in helping companies think about what is “acceptable and appropriate” in managing their tax affairs, PwC’s global chairman has said.

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More taxes will be needed to contribute to deficit reduction and address “unacceptable inequalities”, business secretary Vince Cable has told the Liberal Democrats conference in Glasgow.

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The UK and Ireland boss at one of the big four accountancy firms has sent a defiant message to George Osborne, declaring that the firm will not change its advice to US technology groups accused

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