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Tate brothers chased for £2.8m tax bill

Tate brothers chased for £2.8m tax bill

Devon and Cornwall Police have brought a civil claim against the controversial Tate brothers over untaxed earnings of £21m Andrew Tate and Tristan Tate currently reside in Romania where they were detained for other charges by the British and Romanian government, but...

Jeremy Vine challenges HMRC over IR35 tax dispute

Jeremy Vine challenges HMRC over IR35 tax dispute

BBC presenter Jeremy Vine is set to go to the tax tribunal over an IR35 dispute with HMRC over his employment status when working for the broadcaster During the mid 2010s, Vine was being paid through his limited company, but HMRC said he should have been classed as an...

HMRC worker wins harassment case over ‘hostile’ office

HMRC worker wins harassment case over ‘hostile’ office

An HMRC customer service worker has won a case at the employment tribunal over a complaint of harassment with judges finding work environment was ‘hostile and intimidating’ Ms H Toure worked at HMRC as a customer service consultant and administrative officer at HMRC’s...

HMRC launches VAT registration estimator

HMRC launches VAT registration estimator

HMRC has launched a digital tool to help businesses estimate what registering for VAT means for them under the raised £90k threshold The VAT Registration Estimator has been developed after feedback from small businesses suggested an online tool would be helpful to...

Air passenger duty soars to £3.85bn

Air passenger duty soars to £3.85bn

The aviation sector has bounced back after huge setbacks through the pandemic as the total receipts from air passenger duty (APD) return to pre-pandemic levels Total receipts from passenger tax have hit £3.85bn, up by £664m in 2023-24, a climb of 21% compared to the...

Taxes to rise regardless of who enters No.10

Taxes to rise regardless of who enters No.10

As both the Labour Party and the Conservative Party have pledged not to increase income tax it is likely the vast majority of people will experience tax hikes anyway Due to the unlikeliness of tax thresholds moving no matter who occupies No.10 post 4 July, it has been...

HMRC loses £47k tax dispute with Devon manor owner

HMRC loses £47k tax dispute with Devon manor owner

The owner of a 16th-century Grade II listed manor house has beaten HMRC at tribunal over a bill for £47k in extra stamp duty in a 'highly marginal' decision The case at the First Tier Tribunal (FTT) centred around a dispute with HMRC over whether part of the...

Labour to block school fee VAT loophole

Labour to block school fee VAT loophole

Many parents sending their children to private school would be looking to pay the fees in full for future school years to save costs but Labour has a plan for this If Labour were to win on 4 July it is likely that there will be anti-forestalling legislation put in...

Company car use accelerated by EV tax breaks

Company car use accelerated by EV tax breaks

Favourable tax breaks for companies giving staff electric vehicles (EVs) have caused a surge in take up of electric options, with a 76% jump in EVs since 2022 The total number of company cars reached 760,000 in 2023, up by 40,000 from the previous year, with nearly a...