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1 December 2018

In October, a number of ATT members took part in research sessions to help HMRC design digital forms that meet the needs of agents.

Technical
1 December 2018

HMRC has been running a private pilot for Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT since April 2018 with privately invited clients of software developers that were going through testing. Once the private pilot interface was tested thoroughly and further functionality delivered, HMRC were able to open the pilot publicly, although they have taken decisions to limit entry initially as well as delay MTD for VAT mandation for certain complex businesses. HMRC have also started writing directly to businesses to tell them about MTD.

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1 December 2018

LITRG published a summary of the Budget announcements that affect those on low to modest incomes, explaining the effects of some of them.

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1 December 2018

The Treasury Committee has opened its inquiry in the Budget, and the CIOT has scored various Budget announcements against the Treasury Committee’s principles of tax policy. How well did it score? Read on to find out.

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1 December 2018

CIOT representatives met with the Financial Secretary to the Treasury, Mel Stride, in October to discuss a number of issues of concern to the Institute, primarily Making Tax Digital (MTD), Working Together and HMRC conduct.

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1 December 2018

This month, in our series of articles about the CIOT’s technical sub-committees, CIOT Technical Officer Kate Willis outlines the work of the Property Taxes Sub-Committee.

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1 November 2018

LITRG agree with Ofcom’s assessment of harm and proposals for reform

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1 November 2018

The CIOT responded to a Scottish Government consultation on the implementation of several Barclay review group recommendations for the reform of the Scottish non-domestic rates system.

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1 November 2018

The CIOT blog page is another way that the Institute fulfils its charitable education objectives

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The ATT, CIOT and LITRG have responded to a call for evidence by the House of Lords Economic Affairs Finance Bill Sub-Committee on HMRC powers and Making Tax Digital