tax avoidance

Britain will “lead the world” in implementing this autumn's reforms designed to modernise the international tax system, George Osborne told the Conservative party conference yesterday.

An Irish accountant received an 18-month jail sentence, with the final 12 months suspended, for charges including fraudulent evasion of tax and failing to lodge VAT returns.

Earlier this week the union representing most HMRC staff claimed that tax evasion is costing more than £80bn a year, an estimate dismissed by HMRC.

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A £2.5bn tax package will fund a transformed NHS with “time to care”, Ed Miliband has told the Labour Party conference.

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A new estimate of the UK’s tax gap is “flawed and muddled”, according to HMRC.

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The OECD’s first recommendations for action to tackle “base erosion and profit shifting” (BEPS), released today, are the “building blocks” for an internationally agreed and co-ordinated respons

Tax reliefs are a necessary part of any tax system and play a significant role in defining the scope of tax, HM Treasury has said in response to the Public Accounts Committee’s finding in June that

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Go-Ahead, the bus and rail operator, has become the first FTSE 350 company to be awarded the Fair Tax Mark, an accreditation scheme devised by a team of tax campaigners led by Richard Murphy.

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This fourth and final article in the AccountingWEB series summarising the key measures in Finance Act 201

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Early indications are that businesses wishing to bid for government contracts are “very mindful” of the need to be tax compliant, according to a review of the government’s new tax and procureme

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