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Does the taxman have you in his sights?

HMRC have started using super-computers to help target individuals and businesses for an in-depth investigation into their tax affairs. How safe do you feel from being investigated by HMRC and is there a way to avoid an investigation taking place? Download this article to find out more.

Company: Berg Kaprow Lewis | Published: 26 September 2014 | Business Area: Enforcement and Regulation

Rating: 13 people found this useful

The Q&A: Examining HMRC's change to COP 9

This article from Tax Journal examines HMRC’s change to COP 9, offering concise commentary on this change to HMRC policy. Tax Journal is renowned for its insightful opinion and cutting-edge analysis on business tax.

Company: Tolley | Published: 07 August 2014 | Business Area: Enforcement and Regulation

Rating: 2 people found this useful

How much is corporate fraud costing your organisation?

According to the Fraud Advisory Panel, deceptive practices cost the UK economy £38.4 billion, equating to £765 for every adult. This whitepaper studies 10 common examples of workplace fraud and highlights how your organisation can utilise 'forensic' techniques to combat rogue behaviour.

Company: Exchequer | Published: 20 May 2014 | Business Area: Business Intelligence

Rating: 4 people found this useful

Tax avoidance: The role of large accountancy firms

In 2012, the Committee of Public Accounts investigated why some multinational companies pay little corporation tax. Following concerns about the role of tax advisors, we took evidence from Deloitte, Ernst and Young, KPMG, and PwC to understand more about the nature of the tax advice they provide.

Company: Committee of Public Accounts | Published: 29 April 2013 | Business Area: Enforcement and Regulation

Rating: 2 people found this useful

VAT focus : November 2012

This two page article provides a round-up of recent VAT related developments in the UK. Topics covered: life after the First Tier Tribunal decision in Reed Employment Limited; MTIC fraud case; the VAT treatment of hot take-away sandwiches in the Subway decision.

Company: Smith and Williamson | Published: 20 November 2012 | Business Area: VAT and Sales Tax

Rating: 9 people found this useful

Interim Fraud Report 2012

In this report Experian outline the main fraud trends from the past six months and offer their insights into what is likely to emerge in the next few months. This includes insights in areas such as current and savings accounts, mortgages and automotive fraud. It makes for some sobering reading.

Company: Experian | Published: 19 October 2012 | Business Area: Security Solutions

Rating: 3 people found this useful

Pensions fraud risk survey report 2012

According to the National Fraud Authority, fraud costs the UK in general an estimated £73 billion every year*. The Baker Tilly Pensions Fraud Risk Survey 2012 reveals the incidence of fraud in UK pension schemes and shows how trustees and pension managers have responded to the risk.

Company: Baker Tilly | Published: 07 August 2012 | Business Area: Business Intelligence

Ensuring compliance with FFIEC 2011's security guidance

The FFIEC recently released a supplement to the 2005 “Authentication in an Internet Banking Environment” guidelines, which aim to protect internet banking customers from online fraud. This white paper from Trusteer looks at ways in which your business can achieve compliance with these guidelines... view abstract

Company: Trusteer | Published: 09 August 2011 | Business Area: Security Solutions

The resilience to fraud of the UK public sector

This report considers how well the UK Public Sector protects itself against fraud. It is the most comprehensive report of its type ever undertaken.

Company: PKF | Published: 06 June 2011 | Business Area: Public Sector

Evolution: A Rocky Recovery - Strategy & Forecasting

It is usually easier for outsiders to see and help overcome the challenges facing small or medium sized enterprises (SMEs). Often management teams are too close to problem issues and may, in some cases, be the problem themselves. Seeking timely advice and acting on it can sometimes make the vital... view abstract

Company: Baker Tilly | Published: 19 May 2011 | Business Area: Strategy

Rating: 7 people found this useful

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