What does Simplification mean?

Bill Dodwell considers the meaning of simplification in tax

The Office of Tax Simplification held a conference on 28 February, to discuss its current programme of work, where it might go next, and look back at some of its activities since formation in 2010. The conference was chaired by Angela Knight, who has just stepped down as OTS chair, as Kathryn Cearns takes over from 18 March.