VAT

Prioritise VAT fraud and online trading risks, report tells HMRC

03 Jul 13

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) needs to do more to tackle VAT fraud and the emerging threat of losses from online trading, a report by the National Audit Office (NAO) has advised.

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CBI publishes tax principles for businesses

08 May 13

A statement of principles that sets out steps UK businesses should take in order to improve the transparency and understanding of their tax affairs has been published by the Confederation of British Industry.

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SMEs 'fear' returns and the taxman, says report

09 Jul 12

Small businesses worry about filling in tax returns correctly and dealing with HMRC, according to a report carried out for the tax authority.

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3p rise in fuel duty is postponed

27 Jun 12

The Government has announced the 3p rise in fuel duty, planned for August, will not go ahead this year.

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Charities, pasties and caravans: Chancellor makes series of Budget U-turns

01 Jun 12

Chancellor George Osborne has dropped plans to limit the amount of tax relief on charitable giving, after listening to the concerns of charities.

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