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HMRC Slammed For Failing Desperate And Suicidal Contractors

A lobby group looking after the interests of contractors and freelance workers is criticising HM Revenue & Customs for ignoring a plea to set...

HMRC Needs To Do More To Stem Tax Avoidance

HM Revenue & Customs should concentrate on trawling data to catch persistent tax evaders rather than punish taxpayers who make mistakes with ever more...

Do Britain’s Missing Tax Billions Really Exist?

Britain has a £33 billion tax gap - but does the imagined amount of missing money really exist? HM Revenue & Customs estimates the tax...

Expats Must Not Fall Foul Of New Tax Avoidance Measures

Expats on foreign assignments who remain British taxpayers should consider tough new tax avoidance rules about to take effect if they have undeclared cash...

Countries That Have Signed Up To FATCA

Agree or disagree with the Foreign Account Taxation Compliance Act (FATCA), the tax network between America and more than 100 other countries is going...

Rebel Tories Force Tax Haven U-Turn On UK Government

British government has had to make a policy U-turn after dilly-dallying over lifting the veil of secrecy from tax havens. The Foreign Office had promised...

HMRC’s Supercomputer Is Snooping On You

If you are subject of a dreaded inquiry from the tax man, rest assured the probe into your financial affairs is not random. HM Revenue...

Tax Man Tackles Soccer Clubs And Stars For Alleged Avoidance

The tax man is probing the financial affairs of 180 football stars at 51 English Premier League and Football League clubs in an inquiry...

Shakira Tax Case Is A Warning For Expats In Spain

Most expats might think they have little in common with international singing superstar Shakira - but if you are an expat in Spain you...

Expat Landlords Urged To Catch Up With Tax

If you are a British expat letting out a home while living overseas, you could be in for a nasty tax shock. HM Revenue &...

HMRC Intimidates Taxpayers Into Paying Up

Threatening to take taxpayers to court if they dispute HM Revenue & Customs rulings has helped boost the self-assessment tax take by £1.4 billion. Extra...

EU To Publish ‘Vampire’ Tax Haven Blacklist

The European Union is preparing a black list of tax havens that help wealthy ‘vampires’ avoid paying taxes. EU finance chief Pierre Moscovici says rich...

Tax Avoidance Firm Loses ‘HMRC Approved’ Ad Challenge

A ruling from advertising watchdogs that carrying the HM Revenue & Customs on advertising materials is misleading leaves the way open for government departments...

Corporate Tax Loopholes Closed By Landmark Agreement

Ministers from 76 countries have queued up to sign a landmark treaty that will stop multinational organisations from evading tax by shifting their earnings...

Tax Hike For Offshore Pensions Slammed As Unfair

Financial campaigners have slammed government plans to make people living in the UK pay more tax on benefits paid from offshore pensions as unfair. The...

FATCA List – April 1, 2017

Almost 4,000 financial institutions signed up to the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act in March. FATCA demands the financial institutions tell the IRS about...

Pension Savers Caught Claiming Too Much Tax Relief

Thousands of retirement savers face financial penalties because they are claiming too much tax relief on the money they pay into pensions. HM Revenue and...

FATCA List – March 1, 2017

More than 3,000 financial institutions signed up to the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act. The controversial act demands the financial institutions tell the IRS...

Boris Johnson Among Thousands Handing Back US Passports

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was among the record number of American-born citizens handing back their passports last year. The latest Federal Register shows 5,411...

Is HMRC Helping The Rich Avoid Paying Tax?

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) helplines are obviously anything but – unless you are a wealthy taxpayer. Anyone who has had to call HMRC for...