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Breach of Taxpayer Confidentiality by HMRC

The Supreme Court in London held this week that HMRC broke their statutory and common law duty of confidentiality when spinning a tax story to the press. They had a duty under the Commissioners for Revenue & Customs Act 2005 … Continue reading

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Singapore Taxpayers File Tax Returns Earlier

Tax fans should be applauding the good citizens of Singapore. I hear that the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore, IRAS, is thrilled that 75% of taxpayers, that is, 4% more than last year, filed their tax returns by 1st April. … Continue reading

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Ireland & UK – Marker for Rebated Fuels – (boats)

Ireland and UK, following a joint evaluation, have agreed a new marker (chemicals & acids) for rebated fuel which will damage diesel engines and help prevent laundering and sale of the fuel for profit. I understand that Nicky Morgan, Economic … Continue reading

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1.9% Rise in German Tax Revenues

I must say that Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor, has put up a good show by making the German economy the pillar of her 3rd term campaign, with her “solid finances” and “strong economy” slogans, higher income tax revenues, wage … Continue reading

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