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Philip Hammond denies cottage transfer was to stay out of top tax rate

Philip Hammond denies cottage transfer was to stay out of top tax rate

Daily Mirror investigation alleges defence secretary could have been kept from top tax bracket by putting property in wife’s name. Read more…

Posted by admin - March 12, 2014 at 08:17

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Chris Moyles claimed to be a used car dealer in £1m tax avoidance scheme

Chris Moyles claimed to be a used car dealer in £1m tax avoidance scheme

Former BBC Radio 1 DJ apologises after tribunal judge rules he ran up paper losses in effort to cut tax bill. Read more…

Posted by admin - February 22, 2014 at 10:39

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Chancellor’s £9bn tax avoidance claims met with scepticism by campaigners

Chancellor’s £9bn tax avoidance claims met with scepticism by campaigners

Despite tougher measures listed in autumn statement, previous efforts have failed to raise Treasury receipts as expected. Read more…

Posted by admin - December 6, 2013 at 09:58

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HMRC chiefs face grilling by MPs over lost tax

HMRC chiefs face grilling by MPs over lost tax

Officials will be urged to prosecute more evaders as giant firms’ schemes left out of avoidance figures. Read more…

Posted by admin - October 28, 2013 at 09:43

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UK’s tax gap rises by £1bn to £35bn

UK’s tax gap rises by £1bn to £35bn

HMRC says increase in value of tax lost through non-payment and avoidance schemes reflects rise in VAT rate to 20%. Read more…

Posted by admin - October 12, 2013 at 10:43

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Google paid £11.6m in UK corporation tax last year

Google paid £11.6m in UK corporation tax last year

Search giant, which made global profits of £6.2bn in 2012, says it pays bulk of its tax where business originated – the US. Read more…

Posted by admin - September 30, 2013 at 18:11

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UK government should stand up to companies that underpay tax – report

UK government should stand up to companies that underpay tax – report

MPs’ committee finds Treasury and Cabinet Office are failing to get best value for taxpayers in dealings with firms. Read more…

Posted by admin - September 20, 2013 at 10:11

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Vodafone in multimillion tax deal over Irish office

Vodafone in multimillion tax deal over Irish office

Previously unreported settlement with HMRC came in wake of dispute over tax paid by subsidiary. Read more…

Posted by admin - August 19, 2013 at 09:14

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Lords say Amazon-style tax avoidance schemes must end

Lords say Amazon-style tax avoidance schemes must end

Economic affairs select committee wants more funding for HM Revenue & Customs to tackle well-funded corporations. Read more…

Posted by admin - July 31, 2013 at 14:30

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US blocks crackdown on tax avoidance by net firms like Google and Amazon

US blocks crackdown on tax avoidance by net firms like Google and Amazon

France fails to win backing for tough new international rules targeting online companies in run-up to G20 summit. Read more…

Posted by admin - July 14, 2013 at 19:54

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