General Features

Technical
1 March 2018

The tax-free childcare roll-out completed on 14 February 2018. This article provides an update on the scheme and what it means for employer supported childcare schemes.

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People with hidden disabilities could soon be entitled to blue badge car parking permits under recent Department for Transport proposals . This could result in many more blue badges being issued and it seems as good a time as any to remind tax advisers of disabled people and/or their employers, that there are important tax reliefs that come with a blue badge.

Technical
1 March 2018

HMRC has recently published its post implementation review of the Real Time Information (RTI) system.

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New procedures have been put in place by HMRC to address agents’ security concerns where HMRC need to arrange a call back or when HMRC make an unexpected call to agents about their clients.

Technical
1 March 2018

The CIOT has commented on the Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Bill. Whilst commonly known as the ‘Customs Bill’, it also significantly impacts VAT and Excise law. The CIOT has strong concerns about the government’s approach and the wide use of delegated powers.

Technical
1 March 2018

The CIOT, ATT and LITRG submitted comments to the public bill committee to assist with the scrutiny of the Finance Bill

Technical
1 March 2018

In the first of a series of articles about the CIOT’s technical sub-committees, we review the work of the Management of Taxes (MOT) sub-committee and its two sub-groups.

Technical
1 February 2018

The CIOT and LITRG report back from the Air Departure Tax Stakeholder Forum, the Administrative Justice Working Group and on the Scottish Government’s Draft Budget for 2018/19.

Technical
1 January 2018

The CIOT reports back from the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax Forum and on the Scottish government’s income tax discussion paper.

Technical
1 January 2018

LITRG has responded to a technical consultation on draft secondary legislation relating to Help to Save accounts. The regulations follow on from earlier consultations on key aspects of the scheme.