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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

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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

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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

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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

News

Europe to investigate Apple’s tax affairs

European Commission to investigate Apple over its European tax affairs

11 Jun 2014

News

Pfizer a tax risk, warns AstraZeneca chief executive

AstraZeneca CEO Pascal Soriot in warning over Pfizer's tax strategy

16 May 2014

News

UK Uncut warns Vodafone over ‘unpaid tax’

Telecoms group dismisses activists' claims as "myths and falsehoods"

16 May 2014

News

FTSE 100 disclosing more tax information

Step change in number of FTSE 100 companies making tax disclosures, PwC report finds

15 May 2014

News

Tax risk growing worldwide, finds EY

Companies perceive greater tax risk from various sources over the coming two years

13 May 2014

News

More hostile takeovers ‘likely’ as UK tax regime attracts businesses

Practitioners predict more takeover attempts from overseas businesses as they seek to establish UK tax base

12 May 2014

News

Caffe Nero’s tax affairs attract criticism

Caffe Nero criticised over corporate tax affairs

08 May 2014

Analysis

Transfer pricing: a necessary evil?

Transfer pricing has received a great deal of bad press recently, but it is a useful tool for international businesses, says Lucas Bastin

23 Apr 2014

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