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European Court Scorns UK Challenge to FTT

The European Court of Justice yesterday scornfully rejected the UK’s challenge to the basis of the Financial Transaction Tax (FTT). The UK got off to a bad start by recognising its legal challenge might be premature, as at this stage … Continue reading

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New 2015 FRSSE for Small Business

With all the talk about tax and the implications of the transition to New UK GAAP, FRS 101 vs. 102 and so on, the small enterprise can sometimes be overlooked. So a reminder that the new, July 2013 edition, Financial … Continue reading

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EU Transactions Tax to Cost UK £ Billions

The Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) being pushed by some EU countries could cost the UK £3.6 billion, research for the City of London estimates. Even with the UK outside any FTT zone the tax costs by driving down the value … Continue reading

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Doubts over European Financial Transaction Tax

A leaked internal European report doubts the legality of the proposed Financial Transaction Tax (“FTT”). The problem is said to be that the 11 countries in the FTT group would infringe on the taxation of countries outside the group, such … Continue reading

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Financial transactions tax in Europe given go-ahead

A Tobin tax! Here be dragons: hope they’ve thought it through. I could write on this subject all day…… http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-21138494 Eamon McNicholas Tax Barrister, Accountant http://www.EamonMcNicholas.com

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