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Accountancy organisations have had it with the Government

It’s usually quite a big deal when a major trade industry body has a row with the Government over policy, but it’s even more serious when two of them do!

Chronic large business underpayment to be put to bed by HMRC

Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs has finally had it with larger businesses getting away with murder when it comes to underpayment on their tax burdens.

Taxpayers lose big per annum, Chancellor strikes back

This week, it was revealed that taxpayers lose out on some £55 billion in tax avoidance, tax fraud, and simple error; the Chancellor wants that gap closed.

Tax evasion crackdowns: they don’t work, but HMRC won’t stop

I’m not here to say that tax evasion isn’t a problem in the UK right now, but HMRC is going the wrong way about it – and I’m not the only one that thinks so.

Accountants – and their clients – sought out

The accountancy sector is growing, whether it’s firms either looking for more clients or clients looking for more accountants!

Tax avoidance in spotlight once more, but not how you think

So here it is, plain as day: there’s way too much tax avoidance going on right now, but much of it is coming from within the Government if you can believe it!

Accountancy firms find themselves in hot water

It’s tough being an accountant these days in the UK – and it doesn’t help that accountancy firms seem to find themselves in serious hot water all too easily.

New Scottish ‘mansion tax’ under fire from financial experts

While Scotland’s finance secretary says that anyone purchasing a property in the country that costs less than £325,000 will benefit from a new tax scheme, the new so-called ‘mansion tax’ has been criticised by financial experts for raising the price on the most expensive properties in Scotland, it was recently reported.

HMRC brings in more tax, but it could have done better

HMRC has increased the amount of tax revenue it collects considerably over the last five years, but it could have brought in even more if it hadn’t reduced the number of people working in its compliance and enforcement teams.

HMRC qualifies who is Scottish for income tax purposes

HMRC has now published a technical note detailing the way it will deal with Income Tax in Scotland after the Scotland Bill received Royal Assent earlier this year.