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Taxation - incorporating the Finance Act 2008

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Taxation - incorporating the Finance Act 2008
Peter Rowes, Richard Andrews & Alan Combs

ISBN 978-1-9062-0104-3
Published August 2008


This comprehensive and popular annual textbook provides students of UK taxation with a thorough knowledge of:

• Income tax
• Corporation tax
• Capital gains tax
• Inheritance tax
• Value added tax

The book provides numerous illustrative examples of the practical operation of statute and case law and provides a wide variety of end-of-chapter questions for self learning.

The book is aimed at students studying for both University degree programmes incorporating courses in UK taxation and also students studying tax courses for professional qualifications in accounting, banking, management and taxation. Past exam questions, with solutions, are provided in the text from the ACCA, CIMA and CIOT examinations.

In this new edition -

This edition has been updated for all those provisions of the 2008 Finance Act that relate to the tax year 2008/09. In particular, it incorporates all the new personal tax rates, allowances and reliefs, together with changes for self employed businesses, employment tax rule changes, new flat rate of CGT and VAT changes.

Author's information -

Peter Rowes BSc(Econ), FCA, ATII is a Chartered Accountant specialising in taxation. He formerly lectured at the University of Wolverhampton and worked in practice as a tax specialist for many years. Richard Andrews BA(Hons), MSc, FCCA is Lecturer in Accounting at the University of Hull and Alan Combs BA, MSc, FCCA is Senior Lecturer in Accounting at Leeds Metropolitan University.

Lecturer's materials -

A lecturer pack to support this title is available to adopting lecturers of this book. Please contact us at rowes@fiscalpublications.com for further details.

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