Tax specialists have warned that planned changes to schemes designed to encourage investment in small and growing businesses could deter some investors from taking advantage of the reliefs. The warning came from the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) following plans
Surprise summer Budget on way
1 Jun 2015
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has announced there will be a surprise second Budget in July. Following the Conservative victory in the 7 May general election, he confirmed on 16 May that there would be a summer Budget on
HMRC updates ‘phishing’ guidance
4 May 2015
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has updated its guidance on the way it contacts customers to help them recognise “phishing” emails.
HMRC brings in £513bn tax haul
4 May 2015
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has revealed that it collected £513.5 billion in tax in the 2014-15 financial year.
Single corporation tax rate takes effect
2 Apr 2015
Businesses are reminded that from 1 April 2015, one single unified rate of corporation tax of 20 per cent applies.