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Lessons to be learned from corporation tax data 10 years on from financial crisis
George Bull

14 September 2018

Statistics released by HMRC this morning provide important insights into the health of corporate UK. The figures show corporation tax receipts in 2017/18 are at a record high at £56.2 billion, which is 11 per cent higher than in 2016/17.

US tax reform promises little for individuals but much for companies
George Bull

25 April 2017

While individual income taxes are the biggest single component in US government funding, most attention is focused on the likely scale of cuts in US corporate income taxes. Will a reformed US tax system spark the biggest cash movement in the history of the world?

Lessons for UK from Swiss tax referendum
George Bull

15 February 2017

Swiss voters recently rejected their government’s proposals to clamp down on corporate tax avoidance. What’s going on and what are the lessons for the UK?

Autumn Statement 2016 - May and Trump head-to-head over corporate tax rates?
George Bull

22 November 2016

The Prime Minister’s speech at the CBI this week has shed further light on what we can expect from tomorrow’s Autumn Statement.

RSM comments on 25 per cent increase in capital gains tax collected
George Bull

27 October 2016

Figures released today by HMRC show that the capital gains tax take increased to £6.9bn for the 2014/15 tax year compared to £5.5bn for 2013/14, a 24.6 per cent increase.

How will tax policy support Theresa May’s clampdown on boardroom pay?
George Bull

13 July 2016

Theresa May has stated her intention to reduce corporate excesses as part of a broader initiative to develop a fairer form of capitalism. So what role will tax policy play in helping to achieve this objective?

RSM calls for roadmap for Brexit changes
George Bull

06 July 2016

With so much uncertainty following the Brexit vote, we call on the Chancellor to provide a more complete roadmap for future tax changes, emphasising not only putative tax cuts but also any compensating tax increases which may be necessary.

Business taxes to remain low, personal taxes to rise after referendum?
George Bull

29 June 2016

Following the confirmation by the Chancellor of the Exchequer that there will be no immediate 'Emergency Budget' following the referendum result, there are nevertheless some clues as to the likely short-term changes in the UK tax system.

What would a world without tax havens look like?
George Bull

09 May 2016

To coincide with start of the UK Government’s anti-corruption summit in London this week, Oxfam has coordinated a letter from 300 leading economists warning world leaders that there is no economic justification for allowing tax havens. So could the result be a tax haven-free utopia, or is it more a case of ‘be careful what you wish for’?

Tax evasion - is a criminal offence for companies the answer?
George Bull

12 April 2016

This week, the Prime Minister announced that the Government is bringing forward plans to introduce a criminal offence for corporations that fail to stop their staff facilitating tax evasion. So will this be an effective measure or is it a knee-jerk reaction that’s destined to fail?