General Features

Technical
1 August 2018

The LITRG submitted a response to HM Treasury’s call for evidence on how digital technology is changing the way people make payments with a general transition away from cash to using digital payment methods. The call for evidence was very wide-ranging and LITRG only responded to questions which we have experience to answer such as on how the government could reduce tax evasion and the hidden economy.

Technical
1 August 2018

The CIOT has responded to the Charity Tax Commission’s call for evidence for a review of charity taxation and tax reliefs. In our response we focused on our objectives for the tax system, highlighting the complexity of many reliefs, their inconsistent application, and how they have not kept up with changes in how public services are delivered.

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1 August 2018

An update on the Treasury Committee’s inquiry on Childcare, including the interactions between the various schemes, following publication of the Government’s response to the Committee’s report.

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The CIOT, LITRG and ATT have responded to the Treasury Committee’s wide-ranging Inquiry into VAT and its Sub-Committee’s Inquiry into The conduct of tax enquiries and the resolution of tax disputes. In addition to our written responses we have also given oral evidence to the Committees

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Following a number of issues with the Trust Registration Service (TRS) in 2016-17, where are we for 2017-18 registrations?

Technical
1 August 2018

This month, in our series of articles about the CIOT technical sub-committees, Richard Wild outlines the work of the joint CIOT and ATT Working Together Sub-committee.

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This month, in our series of articles about the CIOT’s technical sub-committees, our Technical Officers Angela Fearnside and Jayne Simpson outline the work of the Indirect Taxes Sub-committee.

Technical
1 June 2018

The Welsh Revenue Authority (WRA) recently published its Charter of Standards and Values and their Corporate Plan for 2018-19 . The Charter was subject to a consultation which the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) responded to .

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1 June 2018

The CIOT submitted a response to the Scottish government’s consultation on an amendment to Land and Buildings Transaction Tax group relief. LITRG responded to the Scottish government’s consultation on draft regulations making provision in relation to Social Security appeals, in particular the draft rules of procedure.

Technical
1 June 2018

The CIOT and ATT have been working with ACCA, AAT and STEP on an update to the engagement letters guidance