Business tax news & advice

Carolyn McCall, CEO, easyJet

Carolyn McCall OBE: How to grow the economy by £16bn in three years

The CEO of easyJet writes exclusively on the tax the government could cut to create real growth

The City of London

Can London remain a world-leading city?

London First chief Baroness Jo Valentine on how to safeguard the capital’s competitiveness

tax

Infographic of the week: Corporation tax avoiders - the game

Who are the high scorers in the tax dodging game?

Michael Jordan

5 weirdest taxes of all time

Hollande’s dumb smartphone tax got us thinking about past follies

CEO of Pimlico Plumbers Charlie Mullins

Charlie Mullins: Tax avoidance has no place in the UK economy!

The Pimlico Plumbers boss gives out stink about large scale tax avoidance

starbucks protests

Is all the kerfuffle about Starbucks, Apple and Google tax payments justified?

Tue, 13 Nov 2012

UK director of world’s largest independent financial consultancy weighs in on the facts

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne holds up his red Ministerial Box outside 11 Downing Street

How to ensure you don't leave the taxman a gift when you die

Mon, 13 Aug 2012

Mike Fleming CTA. TEP.  Tax Director at Straughans Chartered Accountants reveals how to prepare your estate to reduce Inheritance Tax

How does London compare?

How tax is crippling us: London vs NYC, Paris, Hong Kong, Shanghai

Sun, 24 Jun 2012

Our comparison of take-home pay for UK expats exposes the threat London faces of a talent exodus

Jimmy Carr, looking shocked after his tax avoidance is revealed

Best Jimmy Carr tax avoidance jokes on Twitter

Thu, 21 Jun 2012

Jimmy, Jimmy, Jimmy. Obviously everyone has been hitting you back with lots of witty one-liners. Here are our favourites

House is sold in Fulham - James Max says stamp duty should be abolished

James Max: Abolish stamp duty now and the economy will grow

Mon, 11 Jun 2012

Stamp duty is strangling the economy argues LBC radio presenter James Max. We must abolish it now

Ken Livingstone and Ed Miliband

Sly! The 10 most popular tax avoidance schemes

Fri, 13 Apr 2012

With all this fuss about Ken and his tax affairs hitting headlines, we thought we’d give you the 10 most popular

George Osborne looking unsure

Osborne's plans to limit tax relief are just "red herrings"

Tue, 10 Apr 2012

George Osborne’s plans to get the rich to pay more tax are nothing more than “red herrings”, according to a London-based chartered financial planner.

Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp leaves Southwark Crown Court in London after being cleared of taking bungs in an offshore tax dodge.

HMRC is changing the way it looks at the wealthy. Do you have anything to hide?

Wed, 28 Mar 2012

From a shiny Ferrari to a holiday home in Hawaii, if the super-rich have evaded tax on their riches, now is the time to come clean warns KPMG’s Greg Limb

CEO of Pimlico Plumbers Charlie Mullins

Charlie Mullins: From 50p to mansion tax - a bad tax replaced with a barmy one?

Thu, 8 Mar 2012

The “Mansion Tax” is back on the agenda again and Charlie Mullins isn’t best pleased

Business leaders urge Osborne to scrap 50p tax rate

Thu, 1 Mar 2012

Chancellor George Osborne should scrap the 50p top rate of tax in the Budget because it is “damaging” the economy, according to a letter signed by more than 500 business leaders.

Businesspeople boxing

The debate: Should the 50p tax rate be abolished?

Sun, 16 Oct 2011

We challenge three eminent economists to fight their corners: should the UK’s highest tax rate be scrapped?

A London skyscraper being squeezed by a belt

The transport stealth tax squeezing London businesses

Fri, 2 Sep 2011

Infrastructure levies are sneaking up again. How much will companies have to fork out over the coming years?

Firms wanting to build new premises will benefit as business rates income is handed to councils

Business rates farce ends at last

Wed, 31 Aug 2011

Firms wanting to build new premises will benefit as business rates income is handed to councils

Treasure Islands - Nicholas Shaxon

Treasure Islands, by Nicholas Shaxson

Thu, 28 Jul 2011

Tax, boring? Not when Nicholas Shaxson is telling the tale. He kicks off his exposé of offshore centres with a 100 decibel tirade