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Accountants seek advice on HMRC powers.

There has been a massive increase in accountants consulting experts about HM Revenue & Customs’ powers to access filed tax returns.

Accountants welcome the Office for Tax Simplification

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has welcomed the establishment of the Office for Tax Simplification (OTS) but says the government needs to do more to ensure that UK tax policy caters to the needs of small businesses.

IR35 included in business taxes simplification review

The Chancellor, George Osborne, has signalled his intention to reform Britain's over-complex tax system with the creation of a new panel of experts charged with making the regime less complex.

HMRC 'Dash for Cash'

Orange & Gold understands that HMRC inspectors are being tasked to bring in as much money as possible

IR35 and personal service companies

The HM Treasury Budget Report confirms the Governments commitment to a review of IR35 and small business tax and will release further details shortly

Emergency Budget Tuesday 22nd June 2010

Emergency Budget is on Tuesday. George Osborne has declared the date of his first Budget, Tuesday 22 June 2010. Find out how the budget will affect UK contractors and the likely VAT changes.

Equal treatment for agency workers

The UK Government has finalised regulations giving agency workers and freelance contractors, the same rights to equal pay and working conditions that permanent employees have.