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George Osborne has given the General Anti-Abuse Rule (GAAR) more teeth with new penalties in the Autumn Statement 2015.

Accountants who promote aggressive tax avoidance schemes should face criminal prosecution, according to a Conservative MP.


It used to be one of the UK’s growth industries but now the tax avoidance industry may be in its twilight years because of new laws and greater powers for HM


The Chancellor’s Budget speech included an impassioned section on tax avoidance that also stirred up considerable controversy and concern among tax professionals as he signalled the introduction of

I am currently preparing a dissertation for my masters degree in Accounting and Finance at Manchester Metropolitan University, researching how HMRCs GAAR 'reasonable' test might apply to real life


The General Anti Abuse Rule (GAAR) was introduced in the Finance Act 2013 and takes effect from 17 July 2013.

Baker Tilly tax partner and former chairman of the ICAEW Tax Faculty,


HMRC has announced the appointment of six new panel members to its ge


BDO partners Colin Ives and Anna Jarrold, both specialising in private client services, examine the implications of HMRC's proposals to change tax rules for LLPs.