VAT

EU trends show corporate and personal tax rates are on the up

The average standard VAT rates in the European Union's 27 countries have risen dramatically since 2008, a new report into taxation trends by the European Commission has found.

Motorists tell Treasury to cut upcoming 3p fuel duty

Plans to increase fuel duty by 3p should be axed in order to boost the UK economy and create thousands of jobs, campaigning group Fair Fuel UK has told the Government.

Chancellor faces increasing pressure for Budget tax-cuts

The Chancellor is facing mounting pressure from business groups and labour MPs to cut taxes in the upcoming Budget in order to stimulate economic growth and boost business.

Online VAT filing changes confirmed

HMRC has confirmed that from 1 April 2012, all VAT-registered businesses will have to send their VAT returns online and pay their VAT electronically.

Final call for VAT registration

HMRC has issued a final call for those taking part in the VAT Initiative to register for VAT by 31 December.

Are your records adequate? HMRC extends Business Record Checks

The number of checks carried out on the adequacy of small and medium sized enterprises' business records is set to increase.

Playing politics will not help the economy

Politicians must stop 'playing politics' and work together to come up with a credible plan for growth, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has warned.

HMRC gives VAT rule breakers registration deadline

VAT rule breakers have been given until 30 September to register to pay VAT.

Taxes help boost public finances

The public purse headed into the black last month despite the poor performance of the economy.

HMRC opens civil disorder hotline

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has set up a special helpline for those businesses affected by the riots that swept across several English cities.

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