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Tax Code Doubled to 10 Million Words Under Conservatives

The tax code has doubled in size to about 10* million words since the Conservatives came to power in 2010, according to the Centre For Policy Studies. Give or take the odd ½ words I would not argue with 10 … Continue reading

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Top Rate of Tax to be Reduced in Budget ?

The Chancellor has claimed figures show a rise in the tax-take form top earners since he reduced the top rate of income tax from 50% down to 45%. The Shadow Chancellor claims the figures have been distorted and calls them … Continue reading

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Treasury Autumn Statement Wednesday 25th November

  • The Chancellor of the Exchequer will deliver the government’s autumn statement to Parliament on Wednesday 25 November 2015. • The autumn statement sets the spending agenda, which in turn shapes the HMRC tax policy for the budget next … Continue reading

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George Osborne Re-Appointed as Chancellor of the Exchequer

Following the election George Osborne has been re-appointed as Chancellor of the Exchequer, along with a promotion to First Minister of State. This should mean a broad continuation of the current tax regime set by the Treasury for HMRC to … Continue reading

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A Budget ‘Google Tax’ ?

The usual pre-budget speculation includes a suggestion that the Chancellor will introduce a special ‘Google tax’ on internet and technology companies, normally US, that somehow arrange to hardly ever make a UK taxable profit on vast UK sales. It has … Continue reading

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Draft Finance Bill 2015 Published

Draft Finance Bill 2015 Published The Treasury has published the draft Finance Bill 2015, following the Autumn Statement last week by the Chancellor. Technical consultations are open, closing generally on 4th February 2015. Eamon McNicholas Tax Barrister, Accountant http://www.EamonMcNicholas.com

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Chancellor’s Autumn Statement 3rd December

The Treasury have announced the date of the Chancellor’s autumn statement as Wednesday 3rd December 2014. The autumn statement is the government’s update on the economy and it’s tax plans, partly based on forecasts form the Office for Budget Responsibility. New … Continue reading

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