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Starbucks relocates European headquarters to UK

Starbucks to move European HQ to Chiswick

17 Apr 2014

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News

Corporate tax underpayment drops

Figures suggest HMRC's campaign against tax avoidance has seen companies eschew avoidance arrangments

14 Apr 2014

News

Rio Tinto CFO raises fears of cost of new tax rules

Rio Tinto CFO concerned about compliance costs associated with new regulatory initiatives around worldwide tax reporting

18 Mar 2014

News

Government at odds with PAC over tax gap

Government dismisses various Public Accounts Committee recommendations over tax gap and HMRC operations

04 Mar 2014

News

FTSE 100 corporation tax contribution down £2bn

Overall tax contribution from large companies rises despite fall in profits, survey by influential group of FDs finds

30 Jan 2014

News

Labour's tax plan labelled as 'economic vandalism'

Labour's proposed restoration of the 50p top rate of tax has drawn widespread criticism from business

27 Jan 2014

News

Real-time PAYE eased again for micro businesses

RTI easement to be extended for micro employers until 2016

09 Dec 2013

Analysis

Corporate tax affairs lead to new round of controversy

There is once again trouble on the horizon as questions are asked about the tax affairs of Vodafone and Starbucks, writes Calum Fuller

25 Nov 2013

Analysis

Miliband’s tax policies divide advisers

Business and tax advisers dubious over Miliband's proposed tax policies after pledged cut in business rates and freeze in corporation tax

27 Sep 2013

Analysis

Tax avoidance “not legal duty”, according to law firm

There is no duty for companies to mitigate tax bills for shareholders’ benefit, says law firm Farrer & Co, reports Calum Fuller

24 Sep 2013

Feature

Benefits tax “overhaul” needed

The tax treatment of employee benefits is "ripe for overhaul", but will it happen? asks Calum Fuller

24 Sep 2013

News

Vodafone may have no UK tax liability on impending Verizon sale

An £84bn disposal of 45% in US network could see just $5bn global tax bill

03 Sep 2013

News

OTS employee benefits review: Taxation 'ripe for overhaul'

Office of Tax Simplification calls for radical overhaul of employee benefits tax and administration rules

13 Aug 2013

News

CBI urges business to steer clear of tax abuse

The CBI releases a list of tax principles for British business to operate within

09 May 2013

Analysis

Real-time PAYE underway in biggest shake-up to income tax since 1994

Real-time information, which will be the biggest shake-up to income tax for 70 years, is now underway, writes Calum Fuller

23 Apr 2013

Analysis

Purchasing power handed to government under new procurement rules

The government wants to use its buying power to change the behaviour of companies in relation to tax avoidance, writes Heather Self

23 Apr 2013

Feature

Taxing it to the competition: How tax competitive the UK really is

Britain has the most competitive corporation tax regime in the G20. But is it so attractive when other forms of taxation are increasing? asks Calum Fuller

23 Apr 2013

News

Simplified corporation tax welcome, says CIoT

"Harmonising" corporate tax rates will lead to fewer companies planning their affairs artificially

04 Apr 2013

Analysis

Top five issues for FDs following the 2013 Budget

Jonathan Hornby, managing director at Alvarez & Marsal Taxand UK, identifies the top five issues for finance directors following the 2013 Budget

22 Mar 2013

Opinion

Budget 2013: Dour or defining? Or both?

Calum Fuller takes a look at the likely comings and goings in this week's 2013 Budget

20 Mar 2013

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