Taxation

Taxation is a fast-moving, wide-ranging and common concern for all business people in the UK. We look at the intricacies of taxation for different types of business from sole traders to large organisations. Our blog articles about tax tackle the latest developments in the fields of taxation and tax accountancy with help and advice from our ex-HMRC tax consultants.

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Taxation Posts

HMRC Paper Chase Brings Loss of Face

Half a million people have not been sent tax reminders due to HMRC running out of paper.

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Tax Office Blamed By MPs For Gaffes

The Treasury Select Committee has held Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) responsible for intolerable deficiencies in fundamental services in a scathing report.

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New HM Revenue & Customs Task Forces to Tackle Tax Evaders

We look at the new task forces set up by HMRC to tackle income tax evasion in local areas.

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Tax Office Staff to Strike

HMRC staff are going on a strike this week as a protest against policy on sick pay. The PCS union is calling on its 50,000 members to walkout at 16:00 on June 7, with members to come in to work late at 10:00 the following day and taking two hours for lunch.

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Treasury Loses out on £16 billion of Unpaid Tax

Up to £16 billion of unpaid tax has been missed by the Treasury according to a new in depth report. More than half a million companies disappeared last year without paying any tax and in most cases not filing accounting.

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Offshore Bank Account Tax Disclosure

Offshore Bank Account Tax Disclosure is commonly understood to be a grey area in HMRC's handling of people with offshore bank accounting.

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Government Boosted By Bumper Tax Receipts

The biggest government financial surplus for more than 2 years has been recorded as healthy income tax receipts last month swelled the treasury’s coffers.

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Tax cuts impossible says Prime Minister

As the government presses ahead with its deficit reduction strategy, Prime Minister David Cameron has ruled out significant tax cuts.

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High Tax Awaits High Earners

Nearly a million people face soaring rates of tax as the government’s deficit reduction plan continues this spring.

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£900 Million Tax Crackdown Planned

£900 million will be spent by the Treasury in an attempt to clampdown on tax evasion, chief secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander has revealed.

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