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One fifth of micro-businesses oblivious of Making Tax Digital (MTD) plans
The government’s Making Tax Digital (MTD) plan is completely new information to one fifth of micro-businesses in the UK, research
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HMRC lost £16bn in tax fraud last year
A staggering £16bn was lost through tax fraud last year, despite HMRC recovering £5bn through its Fraud Investigation Service (FIS).
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Tax
HMRC warned to toughen up on the super-rich over tax
HM Revenue and Customs is giving preferential treatment to Britain’s wealthiest and failing to follow up on outstanding tax bills
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Accountancy
Accountancy body warns to complete self-assessment tax return early
Last year, there were 823,000 tax returns submitted on the final two days of January, and the accountancy body ICAEW
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HMRC staff face being relocated after plans to close offices unveiled
Long-term plans by HMRC to replace 170 offices with 13 larger regional centres, in an attempt to save money, could
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Accountants
ACCA outlines main priorities for accountancy profession in 2017
A list of priorities for the year ahead has been published by the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA), which
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Tax
Overdue corporation tax reaches £1.8bn
Online business finance supermarket Funding Options has found that unpaid corporation tax has risen from £1.5bn to £1.8bn in the
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“Serious concerns” over HMRC’s digital plans
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has voiced serious fears around the digital plans of HMRC. The PAC’s concerns over multiple
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ACCA
Accountants looking to swap practice for industry
According to research from Careersinaudit.com, many accountants are wanting to make the switch from practice to commerce, and from commerce
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tax
Research declares Making Tax Digital plans ‘unrealistic’
The accountancy profession has criticised the government once again over its plans to impose mandatory digital tax returns every quarter.
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