You’re wrong m'lawd.
Lord Lawson thinks companies should partly be taxed on their sales. He's very wrong.
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As millions of people file their tax returns, HMRC is struggling to come across as fair.
But for how long?
How tax authorities decide to treat virtual currencies like bitcoin may determine whether they thrive or die.
Pulling apart the European crisis response.
"First, do no harm". It's not clear that European countries even got that right as they navigated their way through the aftermath.
US tax law in three pages? Good luck!
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The Republican presidential candidate wants to whittle the tax code down to three pages – from 74,000 in laws and interpretations. Is it possible?
Independent traders in Crickhowell are moving their businesses 'offshore' to avoid paying tax. Here's how.
Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison’s recent comment was easy to misinterpret but ultimately correct.
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It would be easy to misinterpret a recent comment by federal Treasurer Scott Morrison as meaning that states and territories generate 90% of all revenue collected in Australia. That's not the case.
Cameron concerned for the poor.
David Cameron dismissed the idea of a tax on sugary drinks, but perhaps he should have listened to the experts.
Treasurer Scott Morrison says he wants a ‘better tax system with a better mix’.
The tax mix switch logic the government seems to be pursuing is unlikely to have the desired effect.
Guiyu, China: where electronic goods go to die.
Splitting the Goods and Services Tax in two, and taxing goods at a higher rate, would help to reflect the extra environmental damage done by products that are bought and later thrown in the rubbish.
Starbucks and Fiat must each pay up to €30m in tax repayments after the EU competition commissioner, Margarethe Vestager, ruled deals they made with the Netherlands and Luxembourg counted as unlawful state…
A few changes in South Africa’s tax administration will have a huge impact on business.
South Africa has sent a strong signal against tax evasion and is planning to introduce a carbon tax. There are also incentives for employers keen on taking inexperienced job seekers.
The government has compromised on Family Tax Benefit measures from the 2014 budget that failed to pass the Senate.
The government’s revised Family Tax Benefit proposals will still have some significant negative impacts on low-income families, but they are not as regressive as the 2014 budget.
You are now three times less likely to win the big prize. So why don't we run for the hills?
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has indicated that changes to superannuation are on the table.
Submissions to the government's taxation white paper show support for reducing concessions for superannuation but with no clear agreement on how to do this.
Australia’s tax and transfer system is highly progressive and benefits more people than is generally acknowledged.
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The Productivity Commission has just released a timely new working paper that sheds light on how Australia’s tax and transfer system functions to distribute income across the population both at a point…
Not all the measures listed fit the definition of a tax.
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The Opposition is fond of saying that the government has imposed 17 new or increased taxes. Is that right?
Treasurer Joe Hockey addresses a forum of Tax Institute and Chartered Accountants from Australia and New Zealand, on Monday.
Treasurer Joe Hockey has delivered yet another address saying income tax cuts must be given. That gets him an easy headline but tells us very little about the government’s plans. Hockey has also given…
Treasurers have agreed the GST should be levied on overseas purchases, but working out how to collect it is another matter.
The Australian Government's plan to make offshore companies collect and pass on GST has thrown up more questions than answers.
Is Britain offering enough protection for its diverse pool of small businesses?
A new Tory government, but true-blue business owners might be feeling short-changed.