EU divided over radical tax reforms targeting tech giants

Corporate Tax EU divided over radical tax reforms targeting tech giants

4y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

EU divided over radical tax reforms targeting tech...

The EU is deeply divided over how to increase the tax take from tech giants such as Google, Apple and Amazon, who have recently come under fire for be...

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‘Improve rather than lose’ disincorporation relief, tax body urges

Administration ‘Improve rather than lose’ disincorporation relief, tax body urges

5y Austin Clark, Editor

‘Improve rather than lose’ disincorporation relief...

Introduced in April 2013, fewer than 50 claims had been made by March 2016 for this little used tax Read More...

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How to educate your clients about tax avoidance

Corporate Tax How to educate your clients about tax avoidance

5y Clear Books | Sponsored

How to educate your clients about tax avoidance

To avoid falling foul of HMRC's tax crackdown, small businesses now have to be much more vigilant when it comes to tax matters, and it's an ideal oppo...

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CGT clampdown nets HMRC £124m – but could lead to increase in use of avoidance schemes

Corporate Tax CGT clampdown nets HMRC £124m – but could lead to increase in use of avoidance schemes

5y Austin Clark, Editor

CGT clampdown nets HMRC £124m – but could lead to ...

Law firm warns that HMRC focus on entrepreneur’s relief could prompt increase in avoidance scheme usage Read More...

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‘Google tax’ nets HMRC £281m

Corporate Tax ‘Google tax’ nets HMRC £281m

5y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

‘Google tax’ nets HMRC £281m

Diverted profits tax revenue collected by HMRC in 2016-17 totalled £281m, leaping from £31m collected in the previous year, according to data released...

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Should I incorporate my buy-to-let business?

Corporate Tax Should I incorporate my buy-to-let business?

5y Emma Rawson

Should I incorporate my buy-to-let business?

Emma Rawson, technical officer with the Association of Taxation Technicians, looks at the pros and cons of incorporation Read More...

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R&D incentives: How businesses can reap the rewards of innovation

Corporate Tax R&D incentives: How businesses can reap the rewards of innovation

5y Sam Swansborough

R&D incentives: How businesses can reap the re...

Only 10% of eligible business in the UK currently claim R&D tax relief. So, which business qualify for R&D tax credits, and what does a succes...

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OTS report: Corporation tax should follow accounts

Corporate Tax OTS report: Corporation tax should follow accounts

5y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

OTS report: Corporation tax should follow accounts

The report suggests a wide range of reforms focussed on bringing together corporation tax and accounts, including creating five year roadmap for CT re...

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Does the Taylor Review sufficiently address the gig economy?

Corporate Tax Does the Taylor Review sufficiently address the gig economy?

5y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

Does the Taylor Review sufficiently address the gi...

The findings of the Taylor Review have now been published, closely looking at employment law, employment tax and how current regulations should adapt ...

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HMRC tax evasion assistance requests double in five years

Corporate Tax HMRC tax evasion assistance requests double in five years

5y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

HMRC tax evasion assistance requests double in fiv...

In 2012, HMRC made 591 requests to foreign governments. In 2016, this number stood at 1096, a 7% increase on 1025 requests made in 2015 Read More...

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Q&A with the Financial Secretary to the Treasury

Corporate Tax Q&A with the Financial Secretary to the Treasury

5y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

Q&A with the Financial Secretary to the Treasu...

Accountancy Age speaks to Mel Stride, the new Financial Secretary to the Treasury, about Making Tax Digital, what to expect from the Summer Finance Bi...

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Guide to the UK corporate tax system

Corporate Tax Guide to the UK corporate tax system

5y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

Guide to the UK corporate tax system

Welcome to the Accountancy Age guide to the UK's corporate tax system. The guide provides a detailed overview of the regime, including rates, incentiv...

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Tax planning: Don’t count on the status quo

Corporate Tax Tax planning: Don’t count on the status quo

5y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

Tax planning: Don’t count on the status quo

Without a clear mandate to proceed, the government’s position could become untenable – potentially leading to a change of government, and tax policy R...

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Brexit: What's next for VAT?

Corporate Tax Brexit: What's next for VAT?

5y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

Brexit: What's next for VAT?

Brexit negotiations have now begun, and the clock is ticking until the UK leaves the EU on 29 March 2019. But, what does this all mean for the UK's VA...

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Webinar: General Election 2017 – What happens now?

Corporate Tax Webinar: General Election 2017 – What happens now?

5y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

Webinar: General Election 2017 – What happens now?

Join us exactly one year on from the Brexit referendum on 23 June at 10:30am for an Accountancy Age webinar in which we discuss what it all means for ...

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Making Tax Digital: What might HMRC’s penalties model look like?

Corporate Tax Making Tax Digital: What might HMRC’s penalties model look like?

5y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

Making Tax Digital: What might HMRC’s penalties mo...

The system of late submission and late payment penalties is due to go into effect in April 2019 after a year-long grace period Read More...

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DUP deal: What’s likely to be on the agenda?

Corporate Tax DUP deal: What’s likely to be on the agenda?

5y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

DUP deal: What’s likely to be on the agenda?

With Theresa May seeking the DUP's backing to form a minority government, what are the key issues likely to be on the agenda for the negotiations? Rea...

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Global tax avoidance convention set to be signed by over 60 jurisdictions

Corporate Tax Global tax avoidance convention set to be signed by over 60 jurisdictions

5y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

Global tax avoidance convention set to be signed b...

The convention is designed to implement a minimum standard to prevent against treaty abuse and strengthen mechanisms for dispute resolution Read More...

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Markets expected to respond positively to US policy changes

Corporate Tax Markets expected to respond positively to US policy changes

5y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

Markets expected to respond positively to US polic...

Markets can be expected to respond positively to US policy changes on the horizon, according to investment director at a boutique investment business ...

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Condensed Finance Bill provides opportunity to ‘rethink’ micro-enterprise allowances, says ATT

Corporate Tax Condensed Finance Bill provides opportunity to ‘rethink’ micro-enterprise allowances, says ATT

5y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

Condensed Finance Bill provides opportunity to ‘re...

The ATT had previously expressed concern that the legislation was overly complex and created unnecessary complications within the practical working of...

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Patent Box scheme saves businesses record high of £875m in corporation tax

Corporate Tax Patent Box scheme saves businesses record high of £875m in corporation tax

5y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

Patent Box scheme saves businesses record high of ...

Introduced in 2013 to encourage R&D investment, the scheme allows UK businesses to pay only 10% corporation tax on profits derived from any UK or ...

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Brexit knocks UK's appeal as business destination in KPMG rankings

Corporate Tax Brexit knocks UK's appeal as business destination in KPMG rankings

5y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

Brexit knocks UK's appeal as business destination ...

Yet, KPMG’s annual survey shows that the UK is still an attractive place to do business, despite falling in rankings in tax competitiveness and FDI ap...

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Lord Hollick on Making Tax Digital: Committee ‘puzzled’ by government’s cost estimates

Corporate Tax Lord Hollick on Making Tax Digital: Committee ‘puzzled’ by government’s cost estimates

5y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

Lord Hollick on Making Tax Digital: Committee ‘puz...

MTD cost estimates are not based on 'facts', and are 'disbelieved' by most small businesses and sole traders, says Lords committee chairman Read More...

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Are SMEs ready for Making Tax Digital?

Corporate Tax Are SMEs ready for Making Tax Digital?

5y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

Are SMEs ready for Making Tax Digital?

MTD represents 'the single most significant change to the UK’s system of taxation in recent times', says Knill James partner Nick Rawson. So, how prep...

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Spring Budget 2017: ‘Not a nice Budget for SMEs’

Corporate Tax Spring Budget 2017: ‘Not a nice Budget for SMEs’

5y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

Spring Budget 2017: ‘Not a nice Budget for SMEs’

The SME community voices concern about the chancellor's measures in the Spring Budget Read More...

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Top five takeaways from Spring Budget 2017

Corporate Tax Top five takeaways from Spring Budget 2017

5y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

Top five takeaways from Spring Budget 2017

Following chancellor Philip Hammond’s Spring Budget speech, we explore the key takeaways for businesses and individuals Read More...

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Spring Budget 2017: Making Tax Digital

Business Regulation Spring Budget 2017: Making Tax Digital

5y Shereen Ali, Deputy Editor

Spring Budget 2017: Making Tax Digital

Unincorporated businesses under the VAT threshold given an extra year to prepare before MTD becomes mandatory Read More...

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