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Supreme Court rules against football bosses' tax scheme

by Jack Gilbert on Apr 14, 2016 at 10:52

Investors including Alex Ferguson and Sven-Göran Eriksson face huge tax bills after Supreme Court rules against Eclipse 35 scheme.

Government drops 'granny flat' stamp duty hike

by Charles Walmsley on Apr 12, 2016 at 08:57

The government has dropped proposals which would have seen so-called ‘granny flats’ hit by a 3% stamp duty rise.

Cameron defends UK tax havens after Panama scandal

by Charles Walmsley on Apr 12, 2016 at 08:51

Prime Minister David Cameron has defended overseas territories and crown dependencies after Panama Papers leak.

Government defies banks on corporate tax evasion law

by William Robins on Apr 11, 2016 at 10:11

A new criminal offence will be created for companies which fail to stop their staff facilitating tax evasion, the prime minister has announced.

Cameron defends inheritance tax 'gifts'

by William Robins on Apr 11, 2016 at 09:15

PM to defend what he regards as legitimate inheritance tax planning as Labour presses its attack following publication of his tax return. 

Trustees warn pension money disappearing offshore

by Jack Gilbert on Apr 11, 2016 at 08:00

Offshore funds are at the heart of the latest wave of pension scams, say trustees tasked with recovering members’ money.

FCA orders City firms to investigate links to Panama law firm

by Justin Cash on Apr 08, 2016 at 09:01

City regulator has given financial firms until the end of next week to disclose any links to firm at centre of 'Panama Papers' leak.

Treasury set for windfall as dividend payments brought forward

by William Robins on Apr 06, 2016 at 12:18

A flurry of last-minute dividend payments ahead of new tax rules will boost Treasury coffers by billions.

‘A rat ate my tax return’: 10 terrible excuses sent to HMRC

by Alex Steger on Jan 15, 2016 at 15:29

With the deadline for submitting tax-returns approaching, HM Revenue & Customs reveals the worst excuses it has heard.

FCA bottles bank battle but Tyrie stays silent

by Justin Cash on Jan 05, 2016 at 11:54

City regulator halts inquiries into banks and HSBC but Andrew Tyrie, outspoken Treasury Select Committee chair, says nothing.

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