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Javid called to explain bonus - 15 March 2016

Sajid Javid has come under increasing pressure to explain how he benefitted from a scheme used by Deutsche Bank to …

More over-70s pay top rate tax - 4 March 2016

More people in their seventies earn enough to pay higher-rate income tax than those in their thirties, according to new …

Homebuyers stretching whilst housebuilders report record results - 26 February 2016

Homebuyers stretching means to climb property ladder Data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders shows that in the second half …

Business owners are reluctant to take dividend - 22 February 2016

New data has shown that only 3% of SMEs in Scotland are planning to pay themselves a special dividend ahead …

Fair taxes - 18 February 2016

The Standard’s Anthony Hilton considers whether tax policy corresponds with the idea of “intergenerational fairness.” He notes that the present …

Crowdfunding benefits - 16 February 2016

Matthew Lynn in the Telegraph argues that crowdfunding is ultimately beneficial to the economy, in spite of some recent high-profile …

EC to probe McDonald’s tax arrangements with Luxembourg - 7 December 2015

The European Commission is to investigate McDonald’s over a tax arrangement with Luxembourg. It is not known what aspect of …

Celebrities sue over tax advice - 25 November 2015

Dozens of wealthy investors are preparing a £100m class action against their former legal advisers, arguing they were victims of …