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Taxes and the Constitution


The notion that taxes are unconstitutional and not mentioned in the US Constitution is, like most propaganda, not true. It isn’t even a little white lie, it’s a great big whopper. 445 more words

25-28 February 2016: GGI ITPG winter meeting High level tax meeting in Barcelona

By Oliver Biernat and Carlos Frühbeck

All tax experts at GGI member firms are cordially invited by the GGI International Taxation Practice Group to its famed winter meeting. 1,034 more words

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The Autumn Statement / Spending Review – Construction Industry highlights at a glance

  • £1 billion of loans to be released to “unblock large housing developments on sites in Manchester and Leeds and across the country”
  • Housing revenue account borrowing limit to be increased by £300m…
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Autumn Statement 2015: yet more surprises from the Chancellor

Perhaps the biggest surprise this year came in the form of Mr Osborne’s U-turn on tax credit cuts. His plans set out in the Summer Budget proved unpopular both inside and outside parliament and his U-turn on Wednesday was largely welcomed. 256 more words


Christmas Parties and Gifts!

With Christmas fast approaching, a reminder of the tax implications of Christmas parties and gifts provided to staff.

A Christmas party for your employees is considered entertaining, but there is a tax exemption for employee entertaining that applies to ‘annual parties’, which are open to all staff. 97 more words

Tax Tips

Achievement unlocked: building my emergency fund

In the 11 years that I’ve been working, I finally got to save a 6-month emergency fund.

In my case, my target was to save six times my monthly salary: should I find myself out of work, I will have six months to find a new job before I panic. 957 more words


Bogus Solihull MBC 'Council Tax rebate' caller

An elderly Solihull resident has been contacted by a woman claiming to be from Solihull MBC Council Tax team offering a ‘rebate’ on her council tax. 63 more words