Tax Man is a longstanding term denoting a collector of taxes. The word can also be used with no spaces as ‘taxman’.

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Boo! Don’t be spooked by Your Taxes this Halloween

We love the thrill of being scared and startled by ghosts, witches, and vampires, especially at Halloween. While many enjoy the fear and excitement associated with this horror-filled holiday, don't let your taxes and financial future bring such a fright this Halloween.

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Tax Return Cancellation – No More Tax Returns? Let’s Party!

Chancellor George Osborne announced last week that he was planning to scrap the annual tax return to simplify the process of paying tax for thousands of self-employed workers.

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HMRC to Shut Down All Enquiry Centres

All 281 of HMRC’s enquiry centres are to close by 2014. The centres give face to face advice to around two and a half million tax payers and their closures will affect 1,300 jobs.

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Is the Taxman Strapped for Cash?

You may have seen some stories in the news this week that HMRC have scaled back their winding up orders in recent months, with experts declaring the reason to be lack of cash to pay for insolvency services, as opposed to the taxman finding an unexpected compassionate streak.

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The Steedman Column – A Tax Stuffing

Tracy Emin, one of the leading lights of the Brit-Art movement reportedly quit the country in early 2009, with the famous quote 'Stuff your 50% tax, I’m taking my tent to France'.

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The Big Tax Debate

The Big Tax Debate – Ricky Steedman was on the panel at the Edinburgh University “Bollocks to Poverty Society” Big Tax Debate.

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Tax Avoiders to be Named and Shamed

Wealthy people who use aggressive tax avoidance schemes will be “named and shamed” under plans by Treasury Minister David Gauke.

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Tax Helpline – A Quarter of Tax Helpline Calls Go Unanswered

Around a quarter of all taxpayers calls to HMRC help lines go answered, with no guidelines being in place to advise callers how long they may have to wait.

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Ricky Steedman Involved in Debate Over Committee’s HMRC Report with Rt Hon Margaret Hodge MP

Ricky Steedman Involved in Debate Over Committee's HMRC Report with Rt Hon Margaret Hodge MP.

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HMRC Skills Development Criticised

The tax office is unaware how it is spending money on training and development, the National Audit Office (NAO) has said.

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