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Tax campaigners are offering small businesses free advice to help them qualify for the Fair Tax Mark (FTM), the accreditation scheme re-launched earlier this year to a mixed reception from tax

HMRC has sent more disclosure notices to accounting and legal firms over the last year, according to law firm RPC.

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


MPs have warned that HMRC’s action against tax avoiders continues to be “unacceptably slow”, putting tax revenues at risk.


A Labour government would bring in tough penalties for people caught by the general anti-abuse rule, Ed Balls has announced.


A recent case was heard at the First-Tier Tribunal regarding the conflict between commercial decisions and tax avoidance motives (A Fisher, S Fisher, P Fisher  v HMRC).  It can clearly be

Leading tax experts have called on the government to settle a backlog of 65,000 tax avoidance schemes, as more evidence emerged that the “Hodge effect” is making HMRC staff reluctant to settle


Corporation tax is “remarkably volatile” and open to “manipulation”, and devolution may require a system of formulary apportionment of profits, a devolution expert has told MPs.

HMRC has published a list of ten things that a tax avoidance scheme promoter “won’t always tell you”, as the government seeks to highlight the “dangers” that people face when they sign up to a


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