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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.

Tax rates are creeping up across the EU member states

It will probably come as no surprise to learn that taxation rates are edging up in EU member states. Official data from the EU shows that VAT rates are increasing as are corporate and high earner’s personal income tax rates.

Will child benefit changes lead to more tax avoidance?

Accountants have said that the government’s proposed changes to child benefit regulations are seriously flawed and could turn out to be an operational disaster.

How can the government plug a £13 billion black hole?

Accountants and other drivers could soon find their motoring activities taxed in a different way if the government listens to proposals from the RAC.

Hampshire plumber receives suspended sentence for tax evasion

A plumber from Hampshire was recently given a four-month jail sentence, suspended for 12 months, after Southampton Crown Court found him guilty of tax evasion.

Wealthy French could be set to relocate to the UK

If you thought the top income tax rate in the UK was high, spare a thought for the high earners in France who could shortly be facing a whopping 75% tax bill.

How many civil servants are involved in tax avoidance?

Has the government become embroiled in a major tax avoidance scandal?

More than 4 million UK taxpayers now pay higher rate income tax

If you think your income tax bill has gone up recently, you’re not alone! According to the latest forecast from HMRC, 4.1 million UK taxpayers are now paying income tax at the higher rate.

How can Rangers FC resolve its problems with HMRC?

As I’m sure most accountants will be aware, Glasgow Rangers football club has got itself in a spot of bother with HMRC.

HMRC apologises to contact centre callers

The Revenue has issued an apology to callers who could not get an answer when they telephoned its contact centres following the Easter break.