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Compliance
9 July 2014

HMRC Apologises For £1.9 Million Tax Error; Swiss Deal Brings In Far Less Than Expected

The head of HM Revenue and Customs has apologised to MPs for an error which led to tax officials...

Tax
4 July 2014

New HMRC Powers Could Lead To Increased Insolvencies

HM Revenue and Customs’ proposed new powers to force businesses and individuals who have used tax...

Tax
16 June 2014

HMRC Inheritance Tax Proposals Will Not Apply Retrospectively

HM Revenue and Customs has confirmed that new proposals for a single nil rate inheritance tax band...

Banking Crisis
28 May 2014

HMRC Adds Record £23.9 Billion Additional Tax Revenue To The UK Coffers

The Government crackdown on tax dodgers has brought in a record amount of additional tax revenue...

Compliance
29 April 2014

UK, Other Nations Sign Up To New Global Tax Information Exchange Pact

The UK, along with France, Germany, Italy and Spain have agreed to sign a new global standard on...

Tax
15 April 2014

UK Government Announces Tough New Penalties For Offshore Tax Evaders

The UK government has unveiled tough new measures that will make it easier to prosecute people that...

Tax
25 March 2014

HMRC Tightens Screws On People Accused Of Abusing Contractor, Freelance Rules

The UK tax authority increased by as many as four times in the space of one year the number of...

Surveys
18 March 2014

HMRC’s Clamp Down On Big Business Reduces Underpaid Tax

A clampdown by HM Revenue and Customs on the “misuse” of financial instruments by the UK’s...

Tax
6 March 2014

EXPERT VIEW: So Exactly How Does The UK's HMRC Catch Tax Evaders?

Fiona Fernie, partner in the tax investigations team at BDO, looks at how the UK authorities are...

Fund Management
7 February 2014

HMRC Drops Platform VAT Charges

HM Revenue and Customs has decided not to impose VAT on platform service charges following a...

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