HMRC Tax Recovery Plan Under Fire From MPs
10 May
2014
Written by Sam Allcock

HMRC Tax Recovery Plan Under Fire From MPs »

A new plan allowing HM Revenue and Customs to seize funds from personal bank accounts to recover unpaid taxes has come under Read more…

Swiss Finance Department Urges US Authorities to be Fair
4 May
2014
Written by Sam Allcock

Swiss Finance Department Urges US Authorities to be Fair »

Switzerland is urging American authorities to be “fair and balanced” when dealing with Swiss financial institutions accused of assisting US citizens evade Read more…

Fatca Compliance Problematic for Credit Unions
5 Feb
2014
Written by Sam Allcock

Fatca Compliance Problematic for Credit Unions »

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World Council of Credit Unions (Woccu) vice-president and chief counsel Michael Edwards believes that credit unions will face severe issues implementing the new Read more…

SMEs: VAT Cuts Would Benefit Our Businesses »

Small and medium-sized businesses across the country believe that they could see excellent results from a reduction in VAT. New research from Sage Read more…

G20 Plan Anti-Tax Fraud Information Network
7 Sep
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

G20 Plan Anti-Tax Fraud Information Network »

Members of the G20 are planning an international network of information designed to reduce tax evasion. The system will automatically share peoples’ Read more…

Vodafone’s Irish Tax Strategy Leads to Multi-Million Pound Settlement »

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Vodafone’s controversial tax strategy has made it a popular target for tax avoidance protestors. It’s also, according to current headlines, cost it Read more…

Tax Increases ‘Poison’, Claims Angela Merkel in Re-election Campaign
16 Aug
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

Tax Increases ‘Poison’, Claims Angela Merkel in Re-election Campaign »

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Seeking a successful result in the German elections this September, Angela Merkel has come out swinging at rumours that her administration will Read more…

HMRC’s ‘Most Wanted’ Tax Criminals List Fails to Generate Results
13 Aug
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

HMRC’s ‘Most Wanted’ Tax Criminals List Fails to Generate Results »

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In an effort to fight back against tax fraud, HMRC has spent the last twelve months in pursuit of the county’s twenty Read more…

HSBC Braches Shut After Tax Protesters Disrupt Business
22 Jul
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

HSBC Braches Shut After Tax Protesters Disrupt Business »

Global financial firm HSBC has been caught up in protests targeted at British firms avoiding their tax obligations. 13 HSBC branches were Read more…

US States Consider Introducing Online Shopping Taxes
19 Jul
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

US States Consider Introducing Online Shopping Taxes »

A conservative economist best known for his policy initiatives during the 1980s is spearheading a movement to tax online purchases in the Read more…