Head of tax policy at Deloitte Bill Dodwell will become vice president of the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) in May.
Retirements at mid-tier firm Smith & Williamson could set up a round of musical chairs within the profession when Tina Riches moves from the CIOT to become n
HMRC has reassured tax agents that they will have the right to appeal before they are investigated for suspected dishonest conduct.
HMRC has extended the temporary relaxation of real time information (RTI) reporting rules for small businesses for a further six months to April 2014.
Even as real time information (RTI) reaches the end of its first month of official use, some small employers are still struggling to get to grips with the regime.
Tax breaks such as the patent box and a 20% corporation tax rate by 2015 could see the UK challenge Ireland for foreign investment.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has called for a clampdown on corporate tax avoidance in a new study.
HMRC has appointed a raft of new non-executive board members, including Office of Tax Simplification tax director John Whiting.