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1 July 2018

A joint survey of members has provided valuable insight for the ATT and CIOT responses to the call for evidence on the design of the VAT threshold.

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The ATT, CIOT and LITRG each separately responded to the government’s employment status consultation and urged the government to undertake a broader debate on the taxation of employment.

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The ATT and CIOT have responded to an HMRC consultation on the requirement for individuals and trustees to make a payment on account of CGT on the disposal of a residential property. The payment on account, together with a payment on account return, will be required within 30 days of completion.

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The ATT and CIOT have responded to a consultation on proposals to tackle avoidance schemes where profits of trades or professions are moved outside the charge to UK tax.

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The CIOT and ATT have responded to the HMT and HMRC consultation on changes to Entrepreneurs’ Relief intended to ensure that entrepreneurs are not discouraged from seeking finance to enable their companies to grow.

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1 July 2018

The CIOT recently responded to the Treasury’s consultation on the introduction of a new approved fund structure within the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS), with the possibility of additional incentives to attract investment. Such a fund structure would be focused on mainly investing in knowledge intensive companies.

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The CIOT has responded to both recent Inquiries established by the Treasury Sub-Committee, and LITRG responded to the second Inquiry. Our written responses will be published on our websites once an order to be published has been made by the Sub-Committee. We may also be called to provide oral evidence to the Sub-Committee in due course.

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CIOT, LITRG and ATT have all criticised the government’s proposal in its consultation document to introduce legislation to implement a new tax assessment time limit of 12 years in cases involving offshore matters: the case for such a large and broadly applied increase in the time limit has not been made.

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1 July 2018

The CIOT and ATT have responded to the Treasury Committee’s wide-ranging Inquiry into VAT. Our written responses are published on our websites and we may also be called to provide oral evidence to the Committee in due course.

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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.