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‘We won’t pay normal UK tax until 2017’ – Starbucks CEO

Starbucks UK CEO warns coffee house won't pay corporation tax until it returns to profit in 2017

04 Dec 2014

HMRC on Whitehall

News

HMRC’s corporation tax yield up 25%

A combination of lower corporation tax and increased aggression from HMRC has seen a significant rise in yields

01 Dec 2014

Opinion

Fighting BEPS: more is needed

eing challenged for adopting aggressive tax planning is well deserved; being challenged for keeping abreast of business trends is simply unacceptable

18 Nov 2014

News

CBI: Cut employee’s National Insurance and up free childcare

Employee's National Insurance threshold should rise to £10,500, the CBI claims

10 Nov 2014

News

Business rates self-defeating, claims ex-Sainsbury's King

Former Sainsbury's chief executive Justin King recommends reform of locally-levied tax rates, as part of a more agile tax system

31 Oct 2014

News

Vodafone move for Spanish operator Ono marred by fraud allegations

British telecoms network allegedly unaware of tax fraud investigation at time of deal

27 Oct 2014

Feature

Tax landscape shifts for multinationals

The OECD’s moves to impinge on tax avoidance by multinationals could have a profound effect on their finance functions, writes Calum Fuller

24 Oct 2014

News

SSE first FTSE 100 firm to adopt Fair Tax Mark

FTSE 100 energy firm SSE granted Fair Tax Mark after making alterations to the way it reports its liabilities

21 Oct 2014

Opinion

Leader: CFOs must prepare for a more devolved UK

CFOs must consider the potential for all four of the UK nations to set different tax rules and implement separate business environments

23 Sep 2014

News

Greene King to appeal tax scheme ruling

Pub chain and brewer outlines plans to continue court action over tax structure

12 Aug 2014

Analysis

Doubtful country-by-country tax disclosures will become norm

Barclays leads the way in first country-by-country report, but widespread adoption remains unlikely, finds Calum Fuller

11 Aug 2014

News

Aviva CFO planning to cut insurer's tax bill

Aviva CFO suggests the insurer has paid too much UK tax because of its debt structure

08 Aug 2014

News

Walgreens abandons UK tax base plans as pressure tells

After soul-searching - and advice from tax advisers - Walgreens ditches plan to shift tax base to UK post-Boots takeover

07 Aug 2014

News

US hedge fund latest to line up tax inversion move

Hedge fund Marcato has set its sights on a deal with Intercontinental Hotel Group to set up a UK tax base

05 Aug 2014

News

HMRC business record checks up 60%

HMRC steps up business records checks despite scaling down scope of operation

29 Jul 2014

News

Lidl publishes UK tax bill for first time

German supermarket Lidl reveals its UK tax contribution for first time

23 Jul 2014

News

US Treasury secretary in move to stop tax ‘inversion’

US Treasury secretary Jack Lew is seeking to invoke 'economic patriotism' in order to prevent further tax 'inversions'

16 Jul 2014

News

AbbVie closes in on Shire and UK tax base

Partly tax-motivated deal sees AbbVie acquire UK pharma company Shire

15 Jul 2014

News

Nando’s accused of using offshore tax avoidance structure

High street restaurant chain accused of complex, opaque offshore tax structure

11 Jul 2014

News

Barclays publishes first country-by-country report

Barclays' worldwide effective corporation tax rate 53%, disclosure shows

01 Jul 2014

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Latest Analysis

Slow and steady wins the IFRS 9 race

With a complex transition period ahead and the deadline for mandatory compliance set for 1 January 2018, financial services firms need to start thinking about the new standard now

Employment Appeal Tribunal alters holiday costs for employers

Employers will need to make provisions for increased costs in light of holiday pay ruling, writes John Harding

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