UK sales for 2013 surge to $5.6bn, bringing its corporation tax arrangements back into the spotlight
HM Revenue And Customs
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Taxing times: The politics of Ed Balls’s pledge to reintroduce the 50p rate may be sound. But the economics are not
Sunday 26 January 2014
The 50p rate simply does not bring in enough money to justify its own existence
Thursday 23 January 2014
Outlook If there's one thing you'll get accountants to agree with, it's that government pledges to recoup billions from tax avoiders are always massively overstated.
Saturday 11 January 2014
The deadline for filing your 2012-13 return is midnight on 31 January, otherwise you'll be fined
Tuesday 07 January 2014
HM Revenue and Customs reveals 10 most bizarre excuses for sending in a late return
Friday 03 January 2014
If you pay tax through self-assessment the deadline for online returns for the 2012-13 tax year is midnight on 31 January.
Exclusive: £1bn profit but not enough staff to keep the lights on – Company blamed for Christmas blackout mismanaged holiday rota and paid chief executive £1.7m salary
Tuesday 31 December 2013
MPs to demand inquiry into business that funnelled £135m dividend to Hong Kong owner
Take from the poor, but not the rich: Tax authorities accused of 'siding' with big business over small firms and individuals
Thursday 19 December 2013
HMRC ‘holds back’ from pursuing big avoiders, says Commons committee, and public pays the price
Friday 06 December 2013
Government departments will have to find a further £3bn of cuts over the next three years, in a move likely to result in further job cuts and programme closures.
Tuesday 03 December 2013
Tougher action is needed to enforce the national minimum wage and tackle rogue employers who refuse to pay the statutory rate, a new report has urged.
Monday 25 November 2013
RBS’s effect on firms ‘made me sick’, says Lawrence Tomlinson in report to the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills
Sunday 17 November 2013
International Development Secretary Justine Greening has hinted that the Government may look at reducing aid funding for countries that are not properly collecting taxes.
Monday 11 November 2013
Grieving relatives and crime victims are among millions of people forced to pay premium rates to ring government helplines, a parliamentary committee reported today.
Revealed: £4.7bn corporation tax lost through evasion and avoidance as Royal Mail is sold for £650m less than it is worth
Friday 11 October 2013
New figures show £1 in every £10 of corporation tax is spirited away from the taxman as HRMC does not count controversial schemes run by companies such as Google, Amazon and Starbucks
Friday 11 October 2013
Figure is £1 billion higher than in the previous period
Thursday 10 October 2013
MPs says Treasury is being cheated by firms that deliberately flood European markets
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Plebgate MP Andrew Mitchell called officer a 'little s**t', claim court documents 'exposing ex-Chief Whip's 'record of abusing police'
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
Hilary Mantel 'should be investigated by police' over Margaret Thatcher assassination story, says Lord Bell
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