VAT

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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EU trends show corporate and personal tax rates are on the up

21 May 12

The average standard VAT rates in the European Union's 27 countries have risen dramatically since 2008, a new report into taxation trends by the European Commission has found.

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Motorists tell Treasury to cut upcoming 3p fuel duty

29 Feb 12

Plans to increase fuel duty by 3p should be axed in order to boost the UK economy and create thousands of jobs, campaigning group Fair Fuel UK has told the Government.

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