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Business owners’ views on tax sought

Businesses are being invited to share their views about which parts of the tax system are particularly complex and hard to get right and to offer suggestions for im

Small businesses get less value out of corporation tax reduction relief Patent Box than larger companies

New statistics released by HMRC have revealed a steady increase in the number of claims for Patent Box tax relief but generating much greater value for claimants si

More businesses getting tax breaks for R&D investment HMRC records show

More businesses are claiming for tax credits for spending made on research and development with SMEs proportionally taking greater advantage of the benefit.

Businesses need to be ready for Making Tax Digital but is HMRC?

Businesses large and small need to be up to speed with requirements to file tax records digital which are being phased in by HMRC.

THE ADVISER HOUR BY GROWTHINVEST – 27 September – Estate Planning Special

For financial advisers looking for expert analysis and comment on tax efficient and alternative investments, the second series of the GrowthInvest Adviser Hour cont

Government announces new measures to boost funding for small businesses

New laws to arm small businesses against unfair contracts that stop them raising money from unpaid invoices have been put to Parliament which will make it easier fo

End of tax payer compensation for delayed VAT refunds is a concern

The proposed scrapping of compensation for delays to the payment of VAT refunds by HMRC is unfair and likely to harm affected business’ cash flows, according to The


Corporate tax rates continue to fall internationally

Countries have used recent tax reforms to lower taxes on businesses and individuals, with a view to boosting investment, consumption and labour market participation

Entrepreneurs' Relief should be scrapped to pay for the NHS

Entrepreneurs’ Relief is expensive, ineffective, and regressive – and the government should scrap it as it looks for ways to fund its £20bn NHS pledge, according to

Better data sharing with HMRC could solve off payroll rules problems

Inadequacies and incorrect taxation under the public sector off payroll rules could be avoided when applied to the private sector by better data sharing with HMRC,

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