Results 1–20 of 3004 for tax avoidance

Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (18 Jan 2017)

Stopping aggressive tax avoidance – Lord Harries of Pentregarth. Oral questions

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Finance: Tax Justice (16 Jan 2017)

Máirtín Ó Muilleoir: ...agat fosta as na beannachtaí. Tá súil agam go mbeimid beirt arais am éigin sa todhchaí nuair a bhéas cothrom na Féinne ar fail anseo agus lá níos gile. I think the greatest example of how tax justice and fairness was got wrong was the vulture funds. Of course, the NAMA vulture fund was the most egregious example of a fund that came in,...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Tax Avoidance (16 Jan 2017)

Charles Walker: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether tax planning schemes entered into before 2 November 2004 are covered by the anti-avoidance measures conducted in the 2004 Finance Act.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Self-Employed: Tax Avoidance (16 Jan 2017)

Gregory Campbell: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what progress has been made on implementing recent changes to legislation on IR35 with regard to intermediaries.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Tax Avoidance (16 Jan 2017)

Charles Walker: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if HM Revenue and Customs will make it its policy not to use accelerated payment notices when court proceedings relating to a case remain open.

Savings (Government Contributions) Bill - Second Reading (12 Jan 2017)

Lord Tunnicliffe: ...are complementary, but pension experts do not share that confidence. Indeed, in the case of one or two pension experts, particularly the noble Baroness, Lady Altmann, that is something of an understatement. We must avoid adding to the already complex quagmire that is the pensions landscape. These proposals came out of a government consultation on reforming pensions tax relief in July 2015,...

NHS and Social Care Funding (11 Jan 2017)

Huw Merriman: ...planned or through A&E, to being able to reside beforehand and afterwards at home or in a care home, we need to find the most efficient and dignified way to treat and look after people. We must avoid using one treatment centre as a default option—that is not the best option either for the individual or for the public purse—because it is the only one available owing to...

Commonwealth Development Corporation Bill: Condition for exercise of power to increase limit: analysis of use of separate financial centres (10 Jan 2017)

Rory Stewart: ...frequently, but that should be for ICAI, not for statutory legislation of this House. Moving on to offshore financial centres, it is important to understand that we do not put our money through tax havens if, by that, one means that the CDC is ever attempting to avoid tax or to conceal its activities. The CDC is not involved in that. The CDC invests only in offshore financial centres that...

Soft Drinks Industry Levy: Funding for Sport in Schools — [Sir David Amess in the Chair] (10 Jan 2017)

Mike Kane: ...for Sunderland Central (Julie Elliott) and by the hon. Member for Totnes (Dr Wollaston), who chairs the Health Committee: some areas do not have such a strong civil society and they need a leg-up from Government through the hypothecation of taxes. We have seen a link between the scale of poverty and obesity in children, in particular. The Government recognise that but have taken away the...

HMRC Estate (10 Jan 2017)

John Martin McDonnell: ...;s plans to close 170 offices. We on the Opposition Benches have warned consistently that the Government’s proposals will have a detrimental impact on HMRC’s ability to provide advice and to tackle tax evasion and tax avoidance. The NAO report confirms our fears. First, it called the original office closure plan unrealistic. The estimates of the costs of the move increased by...

Scottish Parliament: Protection and Promotion of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (European Union) (10 Jan 2017)

Neil Findlay: ...of capital, it is a neoliberal policy that was designed by and for big business in order to maximise profit. That is what it is about. Capital is free to move to where it can benefit from low or no taxes and the cheapest labour costs, and people often follow to take up insecure and low-paid work. We then see competition in our communities for jobs, housing, school places and other public...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: EU Countries: Tax Avoidance (21 Dec 2016)

Lord Harries of Pentregarth: ...Government, in the light of the appeal in Luxembourg of Antoine Deltour against his conviction in June for theft, what steps they are taking to protect whistleblowers who expose companies’ aggressive tax avoidance schemes when those schemes are organised in conjunction with the governments of other EU member states.

Scottish Parliament: Illegal Puppy Trade (21 Dec 2016)

Emma Harper: ...; the other 90 per cent are imported or rescued, or come from unlicensed breeders. It is estimated that illegal trafficking could be worth between £100 million and £300 million annually. It is a tax-avoidance, cash economy. Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs has a special task force addressing the trade. I have learned that many hundreds, or even thousands, of puppies are...

Leasehold and Commonhold Reform: Christmas Adjournment (20 Dec 2016)

Simon Burns: Liverpool Street. Jam tomorrow is great, but we need more jam today because my constituents are having to put up with too much disruption. Without wanting to rub it in, they pay quite a lot of their taxed income for the pleasure—if that is the right word—of travelling down to London to work, so I want several things. There is considerable engineering work at the moment,...

European Council 2016 (19 Dec 2016)

Nigel Mills: Did the Prime Minister have any discussions with her counterparts on how quickly the EU can make progress on tackling multinational tax avoidance and particularly on when the EU will go ahead with country-by-country reporting, which we took the powers for in this year’s Finance Bill?

Double Taxation Treaties (Developing Countries) Bill (16 Dec 2016)

Jane Ellison: ...economies and reduce their reliance on aid in a range of ways. Last year—I am particularly proud of this because it involves HMRC working closely with DFID—we committed to doubling the funding for tax projects in developing countries through the Addis tax initiative. HMRC has set up a specialist tax capacity-building unit, which deploys staff to developing countries to provide...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Tax Evasion (16 Dec 2016)

Richard Fuller: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many tax avoidance cases HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has settled prior to litigation in each of the last five years; and how many of those cases were settled (a) wholly or (b) in part in HMRC's favour.

Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2016 - Motion to Regret (15 Dec 2016)

Lord Rosser: ...: start of section. The information on this page has been removed as it is for internal Home Office use only”. Then, right at the foot of that page, the same text appears again. It is no wonder that the committee chose to draw attention to that state of affairs. The report goes on: “The Minister’s letter of 5 December provides some information about the meaning of...

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Football: Tax Avoidance (15 Dec 2016)

Charlie Elphicke: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what recent discussions her Department has had with football authorities on tax avoidance by football clubs, managers and players.

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