Reforms to allow shareholders a say on executive pay

21 Jun 12

Reforms affecting the way top executives are paid are to be brought forward, the Government has announced.

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Tax avoidance: Consultation on general anti-abuse rule launched

14 Jun 12

The Government has launched a consultation on a new general anti-abuse rule (GAAR) designed to tackle what it terms 'artificial and abusive tax avoidance schemes'.

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Online tax and Government spending calculator launched

28 May 12

A new online tax calculator enabling individuals to work out how much tax they pay, and how the Government spends it, has been launched by HMRC.

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HMRC launches new helpline and improved tax services for the bereaved

23 May 12

HMRC is to improve the quality of its contact processes and provide extra support for those who have suffered bereavement from this month, it has confirmed.

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Millions of taxpayers in line for early tax refund

14 May 12

HMRC has confirmed that more than three million tax refunds are to be sent out as of next week - two months earlier than previous years - due to an earlier review of the amount of tax paid for 2011/12 via the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.

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