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    1. April 24, 2015

      Second home owners targeted by Lib Dems

      Owners of second homes would be in line for higher council tax bills under Liberal Democrat proposals to stem rural house...

    2. April 22, 2015

      SNP corporate tax proposal could lower rates across UK

      A Scottish National party push to control business taxes would potentially cut corporation tax revenues in Scotland and the...

    1. April 21, 2015

      Scotland warned of substantial tax rises

      Scotland would need to make “substantial” tax rises or spending cuts if it won full control over taxation and spending, a...

    2. April 19, 2015

      Parties form consensus on tax avoidance crackdown

      Business is braced for a slew of new anti-avoidance measures after the UK general election next month as politicians compete...

    3. April 19, 2015

      FT City Network: Support for Labour’s non-dom reforms

      There is clear appetite for reform of the UK’s “non-domicile” tax system among some of the City of London’s elite, giving...

    4. April 19, 2015

      FT City Network — transcript: ‘How important are non-doms to London?

      With less than a month to go until the UK general election, immigration and tax have emerged as two of the key points of...

    5. April 17, 2015

      The politicians intent on pillaging your pension

      The Green party proposed an eye-catching policy for high earning London home­owners with large pension savings this week. It...

    6. April 14, 2015

      Tory ‘tax free minimum wage’ plans to cost £3.7bn

      Conservative plans to push up the income tax personal allowance to at least £12,500 by 2020 — and legislate for a “tax free...

    7. April 13, 2015

      Esher and Walton residents top average earnings table

      As Chelsea sit proudly at the summit of the Premier League, the team’s footballers are partly responsible for another...

    8. April 12, 2015

      Comment: The tax prize that no government dares claim

      In an ideal world, politicians would not have to sit around debating ways to take more money off people. But we don’t live...

    9. April 12, 2015

      Lib Dems dilute plans for tax raid on wealthy UK homes

      Nick Clegg said on Sunday that the Liberal Democrats had watered down plans for a tax raid on wealthy homeowners, as the...

    10. April 10, 2015

      Non-dom reforms could be ‘tipping point’ for wealthy foreigners

      Labour’s pledge to reform non-domicile rules promises to significantly alter the tax equation for wealthy foreign residents...

    11. April 10, 2015

      Older savers and couples to benefit from new tax reliefs

      Low earners will now pay less tax on their savings income as a number of new reliefs, many of which were announced in last...

    12. April 8, 2015

      Sturgeon vows to push for control of Scottish finances

      Nicola Sturgeon has pledged that she would use increased clout in Westminster to push for fiscal autonomy for Scotland “as...

    13. April 8, 2015

      Doubts raised over costing of non-dom rule changes

      Labour will scrap the non-dom rules that exempt thousands of British residents from UK tax on their offshore income without...

    14. April 8, 2015

      The battle for Britain’s most reckless tax pledge

      Britain’s politicians are battling to win the award for 2015 party with the silliest and most dangerous tax commitments....

    15. April 8, 2015

      Ed Balls had warned non-dom changes could lose money

      Labour’s plan to scrap Britain’s 200-year-old “non-domicile” rule ran into trouble on Wednesday after it emerged that Ed...

    16. April 8, 2015

      Voters back tax rise to fund NHS, poll shows

      Most voters would be prepared to pay more in income tax if it was earmarked for spending on the National Health Service,...

    17. April 8, 2015

      Labour’s non-dom tax move is a gamble for economy, experts warn

      Labour’s promise to scrap the regime that allows wealthy foreign residents to pay limited tax represents a gamble for the UK...

    18. April 7, 2015

      Labour pledges to end non-dom tax loophole

      Britain’s 200-year-old “non-domicile” regime, a tax rule exploited by wealthy executives, Russian oligarchs and the jet-set,...

    19. April 7, 2015

      Has 200-year-old tax loophole met its Waterloo?

      Labour wants to abolish the non-dom tax status. What is it and who will be affected? The rules for “non-doms” — or...

    20. April 7, 2015

      Polite indifference is the City’s best riposte to Mili’s non-dom bomb

      It’s funny what you can inherit down the male line — anything from a squint to a chunk of Berkshire. A Briton can even...

    21. April 7, 2015

      Labour and Tories trade blows over plans for ‘secret’ tax rises

      The Conservative and Labour parties on Monday ushered in the new tax year by trading blows over each other’s “secret plans”...

    22. April 6, 2015

      A fiscal fix for a peculiarly flawed property market

      The British property market is both alluring to foreign investors and peculiarly dysfunctional. One of the flaws at its...

    23. April 6, 2015

      Osborne refuses to rule out income tax cut for high earners

      George Osborne refused four times on Sunday to rule out a cut in the top rate of income tax to 40p in the next parliament,...

    24. April 5, 2015

      Million face 60% UK income tax ‘trap’

      More than 1m UK taxpayers are expected to be caught in an income tax “trap” in less than four years, whereby those earning...

    25. March 30, 2015

      Cameron aims to reboot Tories’ stumbling start to election fight

      David Cameron will travel to Buckingham Palace on Monday to notify the Queen of the dissolution of parliament, as he seeks...

    26. March 29, 2015

      City offices and West End shops face steep rise in business rates

      Shops in London’s West End — particularly those in Bond Street — are set to be the big losers from the revaluation of...

    27. March 27, 2015

      Tax havens told to drop opposition to UK call for central register

      Leading offshore financial centres have been told to rethink their opposition to David Cameron’s demand that they create a...

    28. March 27, 2015

      Chart that tells a story — savings allowance

      What does this show? This chart illustrates how the Institute for Fiscal Studies, an independent think-tank, forecasts the...

    29. March 26, 2015

      Pre-election tax pledges fraught with political hazards

      This week, the two main parties made big promises about not raising taxes if they win on May 7. The past five general...

    30. March 26, 2015

      MPs call for radical reduction in use of UK tax relief

      The Treasury often shows a “worrying lack of curiosity” about the cost of tax reliefs, according to MPs who have called for...

    31. March 25, 2015

      UK joins international crackdown on digital tax avoiders

      The UK has joined an Australia-led initiative aimed at cracking down on digital companies that shift their profits to tax...

    32. March 25, 2015

      Record £1.4 bn investment in Enterprise Investment Schemes

      Investors poured a record £1.4bn into the UK’s enterprise investment scheme (EIS) last year, according to official figures...

    33. March 25, 2015

      David Cameron promises not to raise VAT

      David Cameron has unexpectedly ruled out raising Value Added Tax after the election, delighting his own party and catching...

    34. March 24, 2015

      Finance bill under fire as it is rushed through parliament

      The biggest ever pre-election finance bill was published on Tuesday, paving the way for the new diverted profits tax — a...

    35. March 24, 2015

      Hodge calls for change to ‘non-dom’ rules

      MPs took a swipe at “non-dom” rules on Monday, saying the tax privileges available to foreigners living in Britain allow...

    36. March 23, 2015

      Labour promises not to increase VAT

      Ed Balls will on Tuesday pledge that a Labour government would not raise VAT, in an attempt to highlight the shadow...

    37. March 20, 2015

      Chart that tells a story — income tax rates

      What does this show? It’s the overall rate of income tax paid on annual gross salaries by UK taxpayers between the 1990/91...

    38. March 19, 2015

      Treasury rejects regulation clamp on UK tax advisers

      The Treasury has rejected MPs’ arguments that the tax industry “cannot be trusted to regulate itself” and has called on...

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