Business Tax

EU considers carbon tax for vehicles

The European Commission (EC) is investigating the feasibility of a carbon tax on road fuel in an effort to reduce emissions.

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Tax system could be more helpful to business

There is room to make the UK tax system more business-friendly, the Institute of Directors (IoD) has claimed.

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Make business rate relief automatic and extend lending scheme

The government has been called on to do everything it can to help business in the forthcoming pre-Budget Report.

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Companies House to run limited services during system change

Companies House has said that its services will be affected for a short period of time as it alters its systems to deal with the final implementation of the Companies Act 2006.

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More must be done to soften impact of business rates rise

Plans for curbing the effects of increases in business rates, due next April, are not sufficiently far-reaching, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) has said.

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Government to clamp down on tax non-compliance

The Treasury has signalled its intention to act against those who do not comply with the UK’s tax laws.

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Let business fuel the recovery, government told

Businesses must be given the freedom to create jobs and to drive the economy, a leading business group has said.

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HMRC announces harmonised interest rates

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has announced the new interest rates that will be charged for and paid on late and overpaid taxes.

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Tax system needs review to encourage innovation

The CBI has called on the government to re-examine the current tax system in an effort to underpin the UK’s reputation for developing intellectual property.

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HMRC denies change on R&D tax relief rules

HM Revenue and Customs has insisted that it has not altered its position on claims for research and development tax credits.

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