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Micro firms wait 100 days to get paid

Small businesses are increasingly being muscled out of their money.

Jul 23, 2008 | Money News

Taxman faces 'duty of care' question

Call for views on whether public bodies offer taxpayers enough redress.

Jul 21, 2008 | Money News

Taxman raises limit to self-correct VAT errors

More traders can fix faults in their VAT returns without disclosure.

Jul 9, 2008 | Money News

Self-employed get new allowances

Taxman lets tycoons who work from home offset 'fixed costs.'

Jun 23, 2008 | Money News

Tax evasion 'costs 1,000 lives a day'

'Those who help the super-rich avoid and evade tax are condemnable.'

May 14, 2008 | Money News

Taxman can inspect 'at-home' companies

Revenue is ready to visit ‘at-home’ entrepreneurs without warning.

Apr 1, 2008 | Money News

How to beat the credit crunch

Freelancers may need to act quickly to get onto or move up the housing ladder.

Apr 1, 2008 | Money News

Officials 'find fault with income-shifting laws'

Whitehall whispers suggest family business tax hasn’t got the Treasury's blessing.

Apr 1, 2008 | Money News

'Darling not into capital gains treats'

Chancellor tipped to take no more lectures on CGT.

Apr 1, 2008 | Money News

Darling 'in rethink on income shifting'

Chancellor expected to lighten family firms' tax burden.

Feb 26, 2008 | Money News

Family business tax to debut in the Budget

Next month the government will strip away the tax advantage of jointly-owned companies.

Feb 26, 2008 | Money News

'Taxman won't monitor CGT relief'

Keeping track of who's made a million at 10% isn’t on the Revenue’s to-do list.

Feb 4, 2008 | Money News

Darling's CGT twist may be unlawful

Chancellor is told: Don't be an 'irresponsible lawbreaker.'

Jan 30, 2008 | Money News

M&S consigns cheques to history

Old TVs, PC stores and now cheques face extinction.

Jan 30, 2008 | Money News

Darling reveals capital gains relief

Chancellor in tax U-turn, as CGT is cut from 18% to 10%, well sort of.

Jan 25, 2008 | Money News

Slump or just a more sane housing market?

The press don’t sell any extra copies by saying everything’s rosy in the garden and some recent headlines have been extremely alarmist.

Jan 16, 2008 | Money News

Fewer late payers rack up more debts

Firms moan about it less, but late payment is a growing problem.

Jan 14, 2008 | Money News

Tips for self-assessment as tax deadline looms

The UK’s leading chartered accountant advises 9million self-assessors how to avoid fines.

Jan 10, 2008 | Money News

CGT rise is ominous sign for enterprise

Stung by tax changes, business is apprehensive about 2008.

Jan 7, 2008 | Money News

Darling delays CGT treat for business

Chancellor reveals tax uncertainty will last into 2008.

Dec 17, 2007 | Money News

Firms 'rush' to sell-up before CGT rise

A stampede to avoid the tax grab is causing distortions.

Nov 26, 2007 | Money News

Revenue 'duty of care' isn't to all freelancers

For the first time HMRC owes a duty of care to a taxpayer (-singular).

Nov 19, 2007 | Money News

Wanted: Your ideas on simplifying tax

HMRC is ready to make VAT, corporation tax & avoidance law less complex.

Nov 7, 2007 | Money News

Taxman still failing VAT applicants

Not a single tax office has processed all of its VAT requests on time.

Nov 1, 2007 | Money News

Retirees in line for capital gains treat

Darling tipped to take less CGT off retiring business owners.

Oct 31, 2007 | Money News

Tories: small firms should get a tax cut

Companies with profits under £300,000 would be taxed less, says Osborne.

Oct 23, 2007 | Money News

Pre-Budget Report 2007 - Full Speech

Chancellor Alistair Darling delivers the 2007 Pre-Budget Report to the House of Commons.

Oct 9, 2007 | Money News

UK finance crisis: The impact on freelancers

IFA: Self-cert is among the fallout from Northern Rock’s crumbling.

Sep 25, 2007 | Money News

Small firms round the world face triple whammy on credit

US sub-prime mortgage crisis impacts on small companies.

Sep 11, 2007 | Money News

Time and the Taxman waiteth for no freelancer

Why you shouldn’t wait until he gets you to the other side to pay the ferryman.

Sep 5, 2007 | Money News