Government must minimise burdens to business when implementing MTD, says ICAEW

Commenting on the Treasury Select Committee’s report and recommendations on ‘Making Tax Digital’ (MTD),  Frank Haskew, Head of  ICAEW Tax Faculty, said:  The Treasury Select...

ICAEW: EC needs to bring clarity to tax avoidance proposals

Responding to the draft package of Anti-Tax Avoidance measures from the European Commission, Ian Young, ICAEW Technical Manager, International Tax, said: We need a global tax...

Business leaders discuss the impact of VAT on businesses in the...

The long anticipated announcement came from the UAE Ministry of Finance about its plans to establish a corporate tax and VAT regime as part...

Sage launches simple tax return package for small accounting practices

Sage, supplier of integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, announced the launch of Corporation Tax Online, providing accounting professionals and practices with a simple...

Don’t be surprised to cough up more tax on company cars

The manipulation of diesel emissions tests by Volkswagen could potentially impact UK cars and have a knock-on effect on the taxation of company car...

ACCA: ‘Political Budget from Political Chancellor’

According to ACCA, this was a political Budget focused on a range of populist measures, as was to be expected this close to the...

ICAEW detailed response to 2014 Autumn Statement

Stamp duty changes  Frank Haskew, ICAEW Head of Tax Faculty, said: The abolishment of the slab system towards a progressive, income-tax style system is long overdue...

ACCA Comments on Autumn Statement

Chas Roy Chowdhury, ACCA's head of taxation: This is an 'investing' Autumn Statement, with no tax cuts, and with money pouring into the NHS, roads,...

Tax policy makers need to understand what they’re trying to achieve,...

Policymakers should clearly communicate the aim of each tax measure to enable taxpayers to understand what is expected of them and should publish clear...

Employment and Payroll Group launched by HMRC

The inaugural meeting of HMRC new stakeholder group, the Employment and Payroll Group (EPG), will be held on 4 December. The group will be made...

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