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Taxation Posts

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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HMRC Crackdown on the Fashion Industry

Fashion companies who use unpaid interns not being paid the national minimum wage will be targeted by HMRC.

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Tax Office Retargets Doctors and Dentists

HMRC are to send letters to medics and dentists this week in the next phase of its Tax Health Plan, which was originally launched in 2008 as an amnesty to unpaid tax.

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Cost of Tax Reforms

The government has not calculated how much money reforms to the personal tax system will cost, Exchequer secretary David Gauke has said.

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Revenue and Customs Office faces MPs’ Backlash

Commons committee tells cabinet secretary to act over 'out of control' civil servants.

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Reasonable Excuse Changes at HMRC

A rewrite of reasonable doubt policy for the late filing of self assessment tax returns seems imminent following a the opinion of a judge who may have influenced the HMRC stance on penalties.

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Australian MPs Pass Carbon Tax

This article in the Guardian explores the implications and political fallout from the introduction of the carbon tax.

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Short Term Tax Cuts Ruled Out

Chancellor George Osborne has ruled out tax cuts until the government are in a position to do so, he told delegates at the Conservative Party conference.

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£100 million Tax Break Planned for Small Firms

Chancellor George Osborne is set to announce a £100 million tax break for entrepreneurs who want to invest in the UK’s fastest growing businesses.

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50 Pence Tax Rate Could Raise £12.6 Billion

Government figures have revealed that the 50p top rate of tax could gain the treasury an additional £12.6 billion in tax take over the next five years.

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