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HMRC crackdown pushes tax evasion prosecutions up by a third

Mortgage Solutions | 13 Oct 2014

The number of people being pursued through the courts for tax evasion has risen by almost a third in the last year, as HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) steps up its efforts to close the UK's £35bn tax gap.


Sharp rise in Stamp Duty receipts

The amount of revenue generated by Stamp Duty has risen dramatically against last year, figures from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have shown.

Mortgage Solutions | 21 Aug 2014

Beckham joins celebs facing £520m bill over tax schemes

Business executives and sport stars - among them David Beckham - have been warned they must pay HM Revenue and Customs more than £520m after a government crackdown on tax avoidance schemes.

Mortgage Solutions | 09 Jul 2014

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HM Revenue and Customs

Experts predict high profile bankruptcies as tax avoiders lose fight to delay paying bills

Celebrity tax scheme promoters have failed to stop the Revenue forcing their clients to pay their bills up front. Experts predict a wave of high-profile bankruptcies.

Mortgage Solutions | 23 Jun 2014

Thousands more families to face IHT bills this year

Thousands more families will be required to pay inheritance tax (IHT) this year as an improving economy and rising house prices pull them above the threshold, according to figures.

Mortgage Solutions | 16 Jun 2014
HM Revenue and Customs

Tax system flaws leave professionals paying 60%

Many professionals are paying an income tax rate of 60% as a result of a little-understood policy introduced by the last government which affects more than 500,000 people, a leading economist has warned.

Mortgage Solutions | 14 May 2014
Empty pockets

Commercial property owners may miss out on millions in tax relief

Commercial property owners claimed over £52m in capital allowance tax relief last year, research from a tax specialist firm has shown.

Mortgage Solutions | 01 Apr 2014

Inheritance tax will make £800m more than expected, says OBR

The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) has revised its calculation of how much inheritance tax will be paid between now and 2018 by £800m, just three months after it last issued the figures.

Mortgage Solutions | 25 Mar 2014

Buy to let - the natural successor to annuities?

Buy-to-let property may not be the obvious choice for investors looking for an alternative to annuities under the new flexible pension rules.

Mortgage Solutions | 21 Mar 2014

Budget 2014: Osborne unveils tax avoidance crackdown

Chancellor George Osborne stepped up his clamp down on tax avoidance for individuals and corporations by giving HMRC tougher powers to tackle non-compliance with the rules.

Mortgage Solutions | 19 Mar 2014

Budget 2014: Osborne confirms 'far reaching' pension reforms

The Chancellor has announced far reaching reforms to pensions in his fifth Budget speech and said "no one will have to buy an annuity" in the future.

Mortgage Solutions | 19 Mar 2014

Budget 2014: Ten predictions

Chancellor George Osborne is set to deliver his fifth annual Budget to Parliament. The UK economy is recovering but still faces challenges, so what can we expect this time around?

Mortgage Solutions | 19 Mar 2014
George Osborne

Osborne set to deliver Budget in support of 'resilient economy'

The Chancellor is to set out his plans to bolster and support a "resilient UK economy" later today, with the aim of boosting economic security at the heart of his Budget speech.

Mortgage Solutions | 19 Mar 2014

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