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What is the view from business on the coalition government’s tax policies, and what should be the tax priorities for the new government? We report views from 75 in-house tax directors and heads of tax, in response to a recent Tax Journal / Pinsent Masons survey

Liesl Fichardt reports on findings from a recent survey examining industry views on the competitiveness of the UK tax regime, reputational risk, disputes and HMRC practices

Roy Millman and Tom Duffy examine the challenges facing the in-house tax function and its relationship with the rest of the company.

How can the tax director cope with the seemingly impossible task of choosing between three equally unpleasant outcomes: becoming uncompetitive, failing to satisfy regulations and offending the moral judgement of the general community?

Card image Jennie Rimmer, Tony Beare, Paul Morton

Tony Beare considers the impact on the City. Plus, below, in-house Budget views from Jennie Rimmer and Paul Morton.

Card image Janis Webster, Jennie Rimmer, Helen Blenkinsop, Mark Edwards, Simon Burke, Rob Clayton

Simon Burke (Legal & General), Rob Clayton (RSA Insurance), Mark Edwards (Lloyd’s of London), Jennie Rimmer (Apsen Re) and Janis Webster (Brit Insurance) discuss some of the main challenges facing the insurance sector and the role of the in-house tax function. Helen Blenkinsop reports.

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