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Revenue pledges to keep narrowing the gap between tax due and tax collected.

Revenue ready with an automatic fixed penalty, even if there is no tax to pay.

Measures to make sure tax owed is tax paid are bearing fruit – Alexander.

Fixed compensation for the slow-to-get paid could be a reality as soon as next year.

The clock is ticking for the disclosure of unpaid and unregistered VAT.

HMRC tipped to unveil ‘honesty-inducing’ tax returns – and a cash prize. 

A growing number of small suppliers suggest ‘head in the sand’ is better than credit checking.

'Three years’ accounts to get a mortgage is proving too tall an order, too often.'

Unprecedented opportunity, says HMRC getting paid to probe for income anomalies.

Money experts investing other people’s cash are losing confidence in stocks and shares.

Survival of tax deferral scheme, and many small businesses, is in doubt.

Chancellor sounds closer to cutting income tax for top earners.

‘Successive failings and widespread problems at HMRC paints a disturbing picture.’

Limping in with £1,000 mostly returns a nasty surprise unless the small print says otherwise.

Credit expert says the government’s plan to tackle lax payers falls short.

An unprecedented number of Britons are lawfully sheltering their savings from HMRC.

Revenue says sorry to half a million taxpayers and grants a 30-day grace period.

Maude tells state IT contractors to pay well within 30 days to avoid blacklisting.

Cheques bounce back from the brink following ‘listening’ by the banks.

Small companies still bearing too much of the UK’s weighty tax burden - IoD

State IT contractors told to pass prompt payment down the supply chain, or else.  

Savers reminded of their right to shake off pitiful interest rates.

‘Drawn out’ tax compliance checks should be no more, at least in 10 locations from June.

Revenue tries the carrot and stick approach to recoup £7bn from ‘law-breakers’.

‘Worrying’ rise in the number of self-employed traders going to the wall.

Survey: property & ISAs are the preferred means to save for contracting’s end.

Fate of cheques far from sealed, as a new inquiry into their pros and cons begins.

Revenue takes aim at workers who retain tax while continuing to dispute a liability.

The contentious spot-check initiative on company records is being trialled as Test & Learn.

Advisors to self-employed say their clients will benefit from state pension reforms.

Helpful to contractors, a concession to cancel unfair tax demands is now in force.

Revenue’s IT upgrade shortens the advantage of filing your VAT return online.

Revenue urged to rethink its plan to spot-check 50,000 small companies. 

For better or worse, simpler ways to keep up with tax and accounting appear incoming.

OTS: Firms want an end to the income tax and national insurance mismatch.

Single-person firms face heftier penalties, up to £3,000, for lax book-keeping.

Sole trading vs limited company tips for a contractor worried about failure.

Letters sent to 12,000 self-employed people suspected of tax fraud.

Government accused of dealing an avoidable ‘blow to small businesses.’ 

Sweetest ISA deals for almost a year – and the allowance hasn’t even gone up yet.

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