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New UK Shadow Chancellor steps in global debate on tax

  • Author: Franchesca Hashemi
  • Published: 29 Sep 2015

The newly appointed UK Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has proposed a series of tax reforms in an effort to balance the books, in the back drop of.... read more

Greek profession at a standstill as Grexit looms

  • Published: 26 May 2015

As Greece is immersed in seemingly unfruitful negotiations with its creditors, the accounting sector finds itself trapped in a motionless market.... read more

Big Four tax competition awards bestowed on university students

  • Author: Isabella Grotto
  • Published: 16 Feb 2015

PwC UK has split the top prize for its student tax reform competition, awarding each of the two winners, Richard Cha and Jamie Parker £10,000.... read more

CPA condemns PwC UK for enabling "industrial scale" tax avoidance

  • Author: Isabella Grotto
  • Published: 6 Feb 2015

The UK Parliament's Committee of Public Accounts (CPA) has condemned PwC UK for "the promotion of tax avoidance on an industrial scale", urging.... read more

Businesses sceptical of OECD BEPS project

  • Author: Isabella Grotto
  • Published: 15 Dec 2014

Businesses across the world are sceptical about the success of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD)'s Base Erosion.... read more

As PwC grilled over Lux Leaks by UK gov't fresh cases emerge

  • Author: Isabella Grotto
  • Published: 11 Dec 2014

PwC has come under fire from MPs at a public accounts committee (PAC) meeting in the House of Commons this week over its role in allegedly "selling.... read more

Leaked documents show aggressive tax planning practices in Luxembourg

  • Author: Isabella Grotto
  • Published: 6 Nov 2014

An investigation into tax planning in Luxembourg by a group of European journalists, published today by UK newspaper the Guardian, has uncovered.... read more

International tax agreement welcomed but worries over implementation linger

  • Author: Isabella Grotto
  • Published: 4 Nov 2014

The signing of a multilateral competent authority agreement enabling automatic tax exchange by 51 jurisdictions worldwide has been heralded by.... read more

US Treasury tackles tax inversion

  • Author: Isabella Grotto
  • Published: 1 Oct 2014

The US Department of the Treasury (Treasury Department) and the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) have announced a series of new rules to prevent.... read more

OECD tax avoidance recommendations: talking the big talk or game changer?

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 18 Sep 2014

Accounting firms and professional bodies have reacted cautiously to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) release of.... read more

Despite debate UK tax regime remains attractive for business: KPMG

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 3 Dec 2013

Britain maintains its ranking as most attractive tax regime for businesses but gap with rival jurisdictions such as Luxembourg and Ireland is.... read more

French football strike looms

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 31 Oct 2013

The French president Holland is currently in discussions with a delegation of football clubs owners to discuss a new tax, which is likely to hit.... read more

RSM launches tax training program

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 11 Oct 2013

RSM has started the RSM ITAX Academy, a two year programme to provide the network’s leaders in international tax with technical and client advisory.... read more

News analysis: G8 agree new tax regime

  • Author: Charles Wheeldon
  • Published: 19 Jun 2013

G8 leaders have agreed on further transparency on sharing tax information. They will establish automatic exchange of information between tax.... read more

Big Four reputation harmed by tax avoidance: PAC

  • Author: Charles Wheeldon
  • Published: 13 Jun 2013

The reputation of big UK accountancy firms has suffered because of their substantial role in advising clients how to avoid tax, according to the UK.... read more

Transfer pricing adjustments US tax professionals priority

  • Published: 7 Jun 2013

According to a survey carried out by KPMG US, the potential federal business tax reforms and the "rigorous pursuit" of transfer pricing adjustments.... read more

Kreston International admits Indian firm

  • Published: 30 May 2013

Kreston International has admitted India based Kalani & Co to its global accounting network.. read more

Crowe Horwath appoints US partners and directors

  • Author: IAB
  • Published: 2 May 2013

Crowe Horwath US has elected Joe Macina as audit partner in its New York office.. read more

Tax avoidance a lost battle says PAC

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 26 Apr 2013

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is fighting a “battle it cannot win” against tax avoidance, due to the influence of Big Four firms on the UK tax.... read more

IAB 2013 Winners revealed

  • Author: IAB
  • Published: 15 Mar 2013

KPMG, Grant Thornton and MSI Global Alliance were among the winners of the 2013 International Accounting Bulletin Awards.. read more

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