Helen Thornley

Helen Thornley

Helen Thornley MA (Cantab) joined the Association of Taxation Technicians in July 2017 after ten years in practice specialising in private client work. Based in Cumbria, she writes about the interesting aspects of taxes both ancient and modern.

The latest updates on the UK Property Reporting Service.

21 September 2022

Whilst the government’s ‘Ten Point Plan for a Green Revolution’ policy paper sets out its ten priority strategic aims for the UK to move towards net zero, it is not always so straightforward to find out via gov.uk if there are associated tax incentives or taxes that seek to change polluting behaviour that need to be considered.

22 August 2022

The CIOT and ATT both responded to the recent consultation by HMRC on reducing the reporting requirements for low-income trusts and estates.

22 August 2022

ATT and CIOT have received answers from HMRC to some of their concerns about capital gains tax on the UK Property Reporting Service.

The LITRG, CIOT and ATT made a joint submission to an inquiry by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Financial Education for Young People into the barriers facing schools as they deliver financial education.

The Office of Tax Simplification is reviewing aspects of property income taxation that are complex and hard to get right. CIOT, LITRG and ATT have responded to the call for evidence.

21 June 2022

ATT and CIOT are continuing to meet with HMRC to raise concerns and issues affecting the UK Property Reporting Service.

The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group, CIOT and ATT have each met with the Office of Tax Simplification to discuss their Review of Simplification scoping document ( tinyurl.com/3vdex8fm ).