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Osborne Wrongly Boasted Of Raking In Billions More From Tax Dodgers

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne faces political embarrassment after HM Revenue and Customs apologised for wrongly estimating how much money it was getting in additiona...

How Quickly Does an Accelerated Payment of Tax Notice Have to Be Paid?

Simon Concannon | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK
Simon Concannon

You've seen the headlines about Jimmy Carr, Gary Barlow and other celebrities (see the headlines from the Telegraph above and Independent below). This is all part of HMRC's tax avoidance clampdown.

Bad News, The Taxman May Not Have Taxed You Enough

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK Politics

Millions of workers face having to give money back to the government after inadvertently paying the wrong amount of tax. Mistakes by HM Revenue and...

An Englishman's Home Is His Castle... But We're Under Siege!

Adam Rickitt | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK
Adam Rickitt

You struggle, scrimp and save, and battle against all the odds to somehow obtain that illusive dream of homeownership...your very own piece of Britain. But as a nation we are under siege, surrounded by an invading army waiting to steal away that which we worked so hard to achieve. This grim hoard hails from the land of HMRC and its army is inheritance tax...

Taxman's Power To Raid Your Bank Account 'Unacceptable', Warn MPs

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne's new powers allowing the taxman to raid Britons' bank accounts for money that officials believe is owed without a court order has been...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Can GB Save GB?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Friday 9 May 2014... 1) CAN GB SAVE GB? Gordon Brown is back. The Times has the story: "Gordon B...

Taxman 'Judge And Jury' On Taking Money Direct From Your Account

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 08.05.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne's plan to let the taxman search thousands of Britons' bank accounts for unpaid taxes has drawn concern from experts for its lack of ove...

MPs Fear Osborne's Powers To Take Your Money May Go Too Far

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne's new plan to let the taxman take money direct from people's bank accounts for unpaid taxes will be examined by MPs amid mounting fears...

Osborne's Plan To Raid Your Bank Account Could Be Illegal

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne's new plan to let the taxman raid Britons' bank accounts for money that officials believe is owed to the state is "extremely worrying a...

Osborne Defends Power To Take Money Direct From Your Bank Account

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne has been forced to defend plans to let the taxman go into Britons' bank accounts for money believed to be owed in unpaid taxes after MP...

Osborne Can Now Take Money Direct From Your Bank Account

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne has given HMRC the power to delve into Britons' bank accounts for money that officials think is owed in unpaid taxes, in a move which c...

Composing a Career - Work Placements in the Music Industry

Mark Featherstone-Witty | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Mark Featherstone-Witty

It was announced recently that HMRC plans to crack down heavily on music companies found to be exploiting interns. While on the surface this sounds like good news, it could in fact create problems for some young people looking to gain experience in this industry.

How Much Did Cable Charge You To Train His Team For TV?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Politics

Vince Cable has spent nearly £11,000 since 2010 on media training for his junior ministers at the Department for Business and two senior civil servan...

Taxing Times For Strip Club Dancers

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK

A tax dispute between five London strip clubs and HM Revenue and Customs has led to a judge revealing details of a table dancers' "code of conduct". ...

Here's 10 Amazing Excuses For Doing Your Taxes Late

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Brits may find doing their taxes deathly boring, but they have much more fun inventing excuses for why their tax return is late. HMRC's director ge...

Lucy Sherriff

Lib Dem MP Advertises For 3-12 Months Unpaid Intern, No Expenses Paid

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 13.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A Liberal Democrat MP is advertising an unpaid internship for up to 12 months despite the party's campaign to pay interns the national minimum wage. ...

HMRC To Investigate Intern Pay

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Businesses advertising for interns are to be investigated by the government who will check whether the companies are paying the correct minimum wage. ...

Probate and Other Fairly Pointless Pieces of Paperwork

Beth Phillips | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Phillips

Today, four months and four days since Dunc died, I have finally received the Grant of Representation (Probate) in the post. Four months and five days ago, I didn't even know that such a thing existed, let alone the hoops that one is required to jump through in order to obtain it.

Uncollected Tax Costs Every Household £1,370, Councils Say

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 15.08.2013 | UK Politics

Government tax collectors could rake in a further £20 billion per year if they matched the tax collection rates of local councils, the Local Governme...

MPs Urge Tax Man To Investigate Google

PA | Posted 13.06.2013 | UK

Google's "brazen" explanation for its tax affairs is "deeply unconvincing" and makes "absolutely no sense", according to a report from a influential c...

HMRC Thought This Takeaway Owed £1bn In Tax..

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.05.2013 | UK

Amazon reportedly paid just £2.4m in 2012, Starbucks is set to pay around £20m over two years, but a takeaway owner in Manchester was given the shoc...

HMRC 'Failures' Costing Billions In Lost Taxes

PA | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK

Billions of pounds of taxpayers' money is being lost because of the failure of HM Revenue and Customs to clamp down effectively on fraud and error, MP...

Sun Journalist And HMRC Press Officer Charged With Misconduct

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK

A Sun journalist and a press officer for Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs will be charged with conspiracy to commit misconduct in public office over ...

Why Are HMRC Workers To Go On Strike?

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK

Thousands of Revenue and Customs workers will go on strike tomorrow in the latest phase of months of industrial action by civil servants in a row over...

'Catastrophic Leadership Failure' Civil Servant Promoted To £180,000 Job

Posted 25.03.2013 | UK

An influential group of MPs has launched a scathing attack against the head of Britain's tax office for her "catastrophic leadership failure" when she...