Taxpayers seeking telephone advice from HM Revenue and Customs faced an increase in costs by around 50% and a collapse of customer service following staff cuts, auditors have said.
Wealthy people are getting away with tax evasion because of a failure by HMRC to devise a strategy to deal with fraud, parliament’s spending watchdog has concluded.
The U.K. Supreme Court ruled that Deutsche Bank and UBS must pay taxes on two banker bonuses plans, saying the firms exploited loopholes to avoid payments in a decision that will affect a number of similar arrangements.
HM Revenue and Customs says it has halved the size of the UK’s illicit cigarette market and cut that for illicit hand-rolling tobacco by a third.
Royal Bank of Scotland enjoyed tax breaks and deferrals amounting to an estimated £1bn after financing the film distribution rights to a string of blockbusters including Troy, Batman Begins and two of the Harry Potter series.
Labour’s John McDonnell has challenged George Osborne to be “open and transparent” about his personal income, as the shadow chancellor published his tax return.
A senior government minister has admitted the tax settlement between Google and the UK government “was not a glorious moment”.
Google could be forced to pay more UK tax by the EU after officials confirmed they will look into complaints from the SNP and Labour that the tech giant’s £130m settlement amounted to special treatment.
Glasgow Rangers midfielder Ryan Jack is injured at the moment.
Kalvin Phillips was linked with moves away from Leeds United in the summer transfer window
Erik Lamela scored for Tottenham Hotspur against Crystal Palace.
Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce says that he wanted Virgil van Dijk for Hull City when the Liverpool defender was on the books of Celtic.
The Reds midfielder was in great form once again as Jurgen Klopp's charges picked up another victory in the Anfield clash.
Ryan Kent wanted to play Premier League football for Liverpool - but he has joined Scottish Premiership title chasers Rangers instead for £7m.
Premier League outfit Everton were offered the chance to sign Memphis Depay from Ligue 1 high-flyers Lyon in the summer transfer window.
Neil Lennon’s Celtic reportedly wanted Tottenham Hotspur’s Victor Wanyama in the summer transfer window.
Glasgow Rangers full-back Jon Flanagan is injured at the moment.
Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham Hotspur will face Crystal Palace this afternoon.
The £100 immediate fine for filing a late tax return will be replaced by a driving licence-style points system.
The Democratic Unionist party has launched a scathing attack on Brussels and Dublin politicians accusing them of trying to use Northern Ireland to “blackmail” Brexit negotiators in London.
Preparations to leave the EU have already cost the government half a billion pounds and will lead the headcount in Whitehall to balloon by at least 8,000 workers by the end of next year, the government has admitted.