Kenneth Drake, from Chatham, Kent, was jailed today after pleading guilty to submitting false VAT repayment claims to HMRC.
It is important to minimise your tax liabilities during what is a difficult time.
George Bull of accountancy concern Baker Tilly notes that VAT rates are rising across Europe.
As expected, the Finance Act 2012 has
brought about a sea change in the way capital allowances and tax relief on
plant and machinery investment works.
HMRC is targeting occupations that accept payments in cash as a means of avoiding tax.
Following a number of high-profile scandals concerning tax avoidance accountants and financial advisors are in the spotlight.
Ibrahim Aziz of Numerion Associates explains how companies can avoid overpaying their tax liability.
It is usually easy to tell whether or not you are an employee.
George Bull, senior tax partner and David Heaton, tax partner at Baker Tilly give us their take on complexities surrounding PAYE and NIC taxation.
Schedule 36 notices: the power to obtain information and raise penalties
Yesterday's Budget speech failed to highlight impending changes to the power of HMRC's data-gathering powers.
George Bull, senior tax partner at finance firm Baker Tilly has claimed 'the detail won't matter' in tomorrow's Budget announcement.
Accountancy firm RSM Tenon has come up with a number of issues which will feature in this year's budget on Wednesday.
Two men accused on smuggling illicit wine into the UK have been jailed for excise duty and VAT evasion.
Ravi Raval of small business specialist Taxclaim
Accountants explains the ins and outs.