Large Corporate

Technical
1 February 2018

The CIOT has responded to HMRC’s recent consultation document which considered how their Business Risk Review (BRR) approach can be improved so it can continue to support a shift in large business tax compliance behaviours and provide greater clarity and confidence for large businesses.

Technical
1 January 2018

The CIOT and ATT have met with the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) to discuss the potential impact of replacing capital allowances with a deduction for accounting depreciation

Technical
1 November 2017

The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) has published a call for evidence regarding whether using accounts depreciation to provide relief for capital expenditure instead of capital allowances would simplify the preparation of corporation tax and income tax computations

Technical

The CIOT commented on the draft legislation published in July 2017 in relation to non-doms and substantial shareholding exemption (SSE); these provisions are now incorporated into Finance (No 2) Bill 2017 published on 8 September 2017. In addition, the draft legislation published in July reflected a change that the CIOT had recommended in relation to hybrid mismatch arrangements. The Finance (No 2) Bill 2017 also reflects a change to SSE rules which addresses the concern we raised.

Technical
1 September 2017

The CIOT would welcome your comments on HMT’s consultation on ‘patient capital’ which is defined as ‘long-term investment in innovative firms led by ambitious entrepreneurs who want to build large-scale businesses’. This includes consideration of many tax reliefs which play a role in promoting entrepreneurship including EIS, SEIS, VCTs, Entrepreneurs’ Relief and Business Property Relief.

Technial
1 July 2017

In March 2017 the government published a consultation document which considers proposals to bring non-resident companies within the charge to corporation tax in respect of income arising from UK real property and also gains which are currently taxed as non-resident CGT gains (NRCGT gains). The CIOT commented that we would prefer to see a strategic review of property taxation and that further work should be done on the Exchequer and economic impact of the proposals before any decision is taken.

Technical
1 May 2017

The government is consulting on proposals to move certain non-resident companies from the income tax regime into the corporation tax regime.

Technical
1 March 2017

In addition to raising concerns around some aspects of the detail of the proposed new rules, the CIOT tackled the implementation of the new rules for a corporate interest restriction, saying that the legislation has been rushed through without sufficient time for full consideration.

Technical
1 March 2017

The proposed new rules reforming the treatment of corporation tax losses go beyond the stated policy aim and place unnecessary burdens on taxpayers.

Technical
1 October 2016

The CIOT responded to a call for evidence issued by the European and External Relations Committee of the Scottish Parliament, called to support its inquiry into the implications for Scotland’s relationship with the EU after the referendum on 23 June.