Business Tax

Businesses get guidance on corporate giving

The government has issued a new guide detailing the tax incentives open to businesses that make donations to charities.

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HMRC announces 'light touch' approach to VAT rate change

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has said that it will apply a ‘light touch’ if businesses make mistakes on their returns following the forthcoming change in the standard rate of VAT.

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Start-again firms 'facing' VAT bills

Businesses that start up gain after they have collapsed are, in some cases, being met with demands for significant up-front VAT payments, it has been claimed.

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New air taxes come on stream

The cost of flying has risen after the introduction of the first of two new sets of air duty.

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Don't cut spending at expense of business support, says FPB

The government should not reduce its support for businesses when it comes to deciding where public spending cuts must be made but should do more to ease the tax burden on smaller firms.

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Business tax rises will 'push up' unemployment

The government has been urged not to impose additional taxes on smaller businesses.

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Think-tank proposes green taxes to combat climate change

The UK’s tax system requires £150 billion worth of green taxes if the country is to play its part in curbing carbon emissions, it has been argued.

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Tax changes would help support economic recovery

The Chancellor has been urged ahead of his pre-Budget Report to introduce changes to the tax system as a way of helping to stimulate economic growth.

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