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The Tax area has information and guidance on technical and practical tax matters. There are links to events, the latest tax news and the Tax Faculty’s publications, including helpsheets, webinars and Tax representations.

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Tax Faculty

Access to content including the Referral scheme, Guidance notes, webinars and TAXline.


Tax Faculty

About ICAEW's Tax Faculty including governance, constitution, premium content, annual general meeting and committees.


TAXline is our monthly magazine for members. It provides planning points from a wide range of contributors. It includes detailed briefings on specific topics, book and product reviews and faculty news and events. Each month's editorial is available to all.


TAXguides are published by ICAEW Tax Faculty to provide practical guidance to members on important developments to tax practice and policy.

Tax Faculty schemes

Schemes for Tax Faculty members: referral scheme; joint advisory scheme; valuations advice scheme; and special advocacy scheme.

Tax news

Access to Tax news site and forum.


Latest news

Read the latest news articles written by the ICAEW Tax Faculty and share your views with fellow members.

Tax Faculty Events

Stay up-to-date with the fast moving world of tax by attending our events.

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Updated guidance on how tax advisers and agents should act in difficult situations.

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Professional conduct in relation to taxation (PCRT)

ICAEW, along with other leading UK accountancy and tax bodies, published an update to PCRT (Professional Conduct in Relation to Taxation) on 1 November 2016. It supports the key role members play in helping clients and businesses comply with their tax obligations and their broader responsibilities to society.

Working with HMRC

Help for tax advisers – useful ICAEW and HMRC contacts and links, all in one place.


TAXtools 2: HMRC toolkits

HMRC has produced toolkits to provide guidance on areas of error frequently seen in tax returns. These toolkits set out the steps that you can take to reduce those errors. In this ICAEW Tax Faculty guide we list the available toolkits and provide further information and guidance about how they may be used.

TAXtools 3: Paying tax

This ICAEW Tax Faculty guide summarises the different methods of paying tax over to HMRC. It is not intended to cover other means of paying tax such as coding adjustments. It also touches briefly on what taxpayers can do if they cannot pay.

TAXtools 4: Making complaints

You may sometimes find yourself in the position of having to make a complaint to or about HMRC. ICAEW Tax Faculty has produced this guide to help you through this process.

TAXguide 10/17: Tax rates, allowances and reliefs

This guide (formerly known as TAXtools 5) provides a summary of key tax rates, allowances and reliefs for 2016/17 and 2017/18. It includes information relevant for members both in practice and in business in an easy-to-use format.

Making Tax Digital

Guidance and analysis from ICAEW experts on HMRC's Making Tax Digital programme

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Budget analysis

Read the Tax Faculty's summary of the tax announcements in the last Budget.

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TAXguide 06/17- Budget Report

Technical managers from ICAEW Tax Faculty provide a summary of all the new announcements relating to tax in the Spring Budget of 2017, covering: Making Tax Digital; business and company tax; personal and employment taxes; pensions and savings; VAT and duties; avoidance, evasion and compliance.


Guidance on the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, US legislation with UK implications.

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FATCA is a piece of US legislation which seeks to ensure that that country’s citizens are fully disclosing their worldwide income to the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Tax representations

Our responses to consultation exercises by revenue departments as Tax reps.

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Towards a better tax system

Thought leadership: challenges of designing and implementing changes to tax systems.


Towards a Better Tax System

The need to improve tax systems is as great as ever, and there is growing international debate about what works best for taxpayers as a whole.

Library & Information Service

Handpicked resources on topics on tax, including treaties and tax by country guides.

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The ICAEW Library & Information Service holds an extensive collection of online and print material on tax.