Corporation tax

Chancellor sets 2011 Budget date

Next year’s Budget will be delivered on 23 March.

Government promises plans for growth

The government has outlined plans for £200 billion of investment in infrastructure projects in the UK as part of a strategy for economic growth and recovery.

Comprehensive Spending Review: business reaction

The response of the business community to the spending review was largely positive, acknowledging the requirement to tackle the budget deficit.

Call for more competitive corporation tax

A leading business group has argued that the UK’s tax system must be made more competitive in order to keep and attract firms.

Tax gap widens

The amount of uncollected tax rose in the last financial year.

Pre-Budget Report to be 'dropped'

The government is likely to axe this year’s pre-Budget Report, according to press reports.

HMRC offers extra guidance on accounts filing programme

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has published additional guidance on how firms can best adopt the new compulsory format for filing company accounts online.

Tax changes may lead to rise in incorporations

Increasing numbers of sole traders may switch to limited company status as a result of the tax rates announced in the emergency Budget.

Tax system to be simplified

The UK tax system is be streamlined and made simpler in an effort to boost levels of investment in business, the government has announced.

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