The G7 group of industrialised nations have agreed to take joint action against tax evasion and avoidance.
There has been a spate of professional negligence claims against the promoters of tax avoidance schemes after a clampdown on "aggressive" avoidance by HMRC,
The way HMRC negotiates tax deals with big businesses has come under renewed scrutiny after it was reported that the government was paid £4.5bn from just four "swe
The Romans were inexplicably keen on the god Janus, best known for facing both ways at once (actually not so inexplicable as a god for an imperial power – the abil
Following the latest diatribe from Margaret Hodge and her public accounts committee, AccountingWEB editor John Stokdyk thinks accountants should pay closer attention to the arguments.
HMRC has finally published guidance on the General Anti-Abuse Rule (GAAR) which forms part of the government's ongoing attempt to tackle abusive avoidance.
The upper tribunal has disallowed a loss made by Land Securities, which was to be offset against its tax liability, generated through a tax avoidance scheme by a s
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has committed to dealing with the issue of base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) in a
HMRC has successfully challenged a tax avoidance scheme to allow wealthy people to pay little or no tax on their income, in a court ruling that it said will protec