General Features

The VAT album - historical tax
Historical tax
1 June 2016

Helen Thornley looks at the taxation of recorded music and the introduction of VAT in the UK

Moving on - accessing tax advice
Accessing tax advice
1 June 2016

After 15 years at the helm of TaxAid, Rosina Pullman is stepping down and handing on the baton. In this article she reflects on some of the people she has met and who TaxAid has helped

Pausing to reflect – Making Tax Digital
Making Tax Digital
1 June 2016

Anthony Thomas suggests that the Making Tax Digital agenda needs further consideration before successful implementation

2016 CTA address
2016 CTA address
1 June 2016

On 10 May 2016, Professor Judith Freedman gave the 2016 CTA Address on the topic of ‘restoring trust’

Technical
1 June 2016

The revised guidance on letters of engagement for tax practitioners was published on 11 April 2016.

Springtime in Cambridge – CIOT Spring Conference
CIOT Spring Conference
1 May 2016

Mike Truman reports on the latest CIOT residential conference

Budget review
Budget 2016
1 April 2016

Bill Dodwell sifts through the detail of last month’s Budget

Tax Policy
Tax Policy
1 March 2016

Helen Thornley reflects on the extremes that taxpayers went through to try to change tax policy

Tax at University
Tax at University
1 March 2016

Andy Lymer explains why universities play an important role in the development of tax professionals

Tax Mountain
Legislation
1 March 2016

Patrick King considers how to cope with the abundance of the UK tax code