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Business The General Anti-Abuse Rule (GAAR)

The all embracing legislation to resolve HMRC’s issues regarding tax avoidance?

Business Morgan Stanley scheme beaten

FTSE 100 company Land Securities has lost a court battle with HMRC over trying to cheat the UK out of £60 million.

Business Brothers lose slot machine gamble

Two brothers who refused to pay gaming duty have been sentenced to suspended prison terms, HMRC has said.

Business HMRC beats stamp duty scheme

HMRC has warned that time could be running thin for anyone attempting to use stamp duty land tax avoidance schemes.

Business Tax avoidance scheme beaten in court

A tax avoidance scheme which claimed to license newspaper mastheads has been defeated in court by HMRC.

Business Business records checks re-launched

HMRC has decided to re-launch business records checks following an extensive redesign of the system.

Business International arms smuggler jailed

An international arms dealer has been found guilty for illegally supplying ammunition to Nigeria from China.

Business Foreign companies face tax crackdown

David Cameron has demanded an investigation into large-scale tax avoidance enjoyed by international conglomerates.

Personal Second Vantis accountant found guilty

A second tax adviser working for Vantis Tax group has been jailed for his part in a £70 million tax fraud.

Business eBay also pays little UK tax

The online auction site is the latest in a string of US companies to pay virtually no corporation tax in the UK.