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Scotland to receive income tax powers

by Daniel Grote on Nov 27, 2014 at 12:01

Commission tasked with shaping further devolution recommends Scotland be handed power to set rates and thresholds.

HMRC 'losing track' of tax relief costs and abuses

by William Robins on Nov 21, 2014 at 08:00

HMRC has lost track of millions of pounds worth of tax reliefs, says National Audit Office.

MPs: HMRC tax avoidance crackdown ‘unacceptably slow’

by Jun Merrett on Nov 18, 2014 at 09:30

MPs have criticised HMRC over its ‘unacceptably slow’ action against tax avoidance schemes.

Cameron vows to raise higher rate tax threshold

by Rosie Sells on Oct 01, 2014 at 16:03

The prime minister tells the Conservative party conference he will raise the threshold at which people start to pay 40% tax to £50,000 if re-elected.

Scotland may have to give tax breaks to wealthy 'non doms'

by Michelle McGagh on Sep 16, 2014 at 15:10

The need for investment would mean an independent Scotland might have to offer tax breaks to wealthy foreigners, a tax lawyer says.

Government plans crackdown on offshore tax evaders

by Rosie Sells on Aug 19, 2014 at 09:51

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is looking to make offshore tax evasion a criminal offence.

Government eyes £400m tax raid on expats

by Jun Merrett on Aug 12, 2014 at 09:20

The government is looking to cut the personal allowances of expats renting out their UK homes.

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