British Overseas Territories: privacy vs transparency

Government pressure for greater financial transparency must also strike a delicate balance with the need for privacy

What are IFCs? Debunking the ‘tax haven’ myth

Stories of laundering cash through illegal tax havens hit the headlines, but they have nothing to do with recognised offshore financial centres

The complication of taxing robots

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Proposal of a robot tax to safeguard government revenue and provide for displace workers is not as straightforward as it may at first appear

Tax – Is the UK avoiding the real issue?

Public figures such as comedian Jimmy Carr have come under public scrutiny over their use of controversial, but legal, tax-avoidance schemes

With growing inequality, tax avoidance and evasion is a hot issue which the government has yet to fully address

Expert advice worth millions

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Generous tax credits are available to UK businesses undertaking research and development programmes, but without help many companies are not seeing the full benefit. It’s time that changed

Keeping problems at arm’s length

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Help is at hand to meet new requirements regulating intra-group finance

Taxing issue of politics and wealth

Taxing issues of politics and wealth

How wealthy individuals should be taxed has become a hot topic in the run-up to the general election

Tax: A gordian knot of vested interests

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Politicians have much to answer for in the current climate of concern over taxing the wealthy, says James Anderson, founder and editor-in-chief of PAM Insight