One of the reforms to the tax system in recent years has been to render the use of trusts for tax purposes largely pointless if not actually disadvantageous, expla
Since John Swinney, the Scottish government’s finance secretary announced plans for a new tax collecting agency, Revenue Scotland and plans for separate Stamp Duty and landfill tax reg
The government has delayed a consultation on options to integrate the operation of income tax and National Insurance Contributions (NICs).
Treasury minister David Gauke this week promised to “lift the lid on tax” by transforming “the customer experience of the personal tax system”, but risked the wrath of tax advisers by refusing to c
Two New Zealand software houses have taken up contrary positions on the tax and reporting reforms planned for small UK companies.
John Haylock, the practice performance manager for BankLink, draws parallels between proposals to simplify reporting requirements and tax calculations for small businesses in Europe and the UK
After five years of research and countless consultations and conferences, the Institute for Fiscal Studies concluded that the UK tax system is “inefficient, overly complex and frequently unfair”.
The Scottish government could destabilise public finances if Corporation Tax powers are devolved, according to the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS).
Small business taxation requires urgent review if the UK manufacturing sector is to help rebuild the economy, according to a new report.
One in five large UK businesses would consider relocating abroad because of the tax system in this country, according to a study commissioned by HMRC.