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TAXguides provide practical guidance to practitioners on important developments to tax practice and policy.

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2018 TAXguides

TAXguide 13/18: IHT on overseas property

Finance (No 2) Act 2017 introduced significant changes to the taxation of foreign domiciliaries. In TAXguide 13/18 ICAEW, STEP, the CIOT and the Law Society have published questions and draft suggested answers to highlight and consider areas of uncertainty in the statutory provisions covering the extension of inheritance tax (IHT). Read a summary here and download the full guide.

TAXguide 12/18: Charities tax

In this TAXguide Paul Bater discusses developments concerning the direct and indirect tax treatment of charitable and other non-profit making organisations, including the latest in charitable giving.

TAXguide 11/18: the settlements legislation

In TAXguide 11/18 Sarah Godfrey explores the settlements legislation and what it means for the family business, the Arctic Systems case and HMRC’s views of the rules as they currently apply.

TAXguide 10/18: IR35 contract reviews

In TAXguide 10/18 Kate Cottrell explains the process required to perform an IR35 contract review, problem areas to watch out for, details of HMRC’s free service and what the implications are when things go wrong. Read a summary here, Tax Faculty members can download the full guide.

TAXguide 09/18: simple assessment

In TAXguide 09/18 Caroline Miskin explains what a simple assessment is and how HMRC is using them to reduce the number of taxpayers from self assessment. Read a summary here, Tax Faculty members can download the full guide.

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2017 TAXguides

TAXguide 23/17: VAT MOSS


In TAXguide 23/17, Neil Gaskell explains the changes introduced on 1 January 2015 to the VAT rules for business to consumer supplies of digital services within the EU. Read a summary here, Tax Faculty members can download the full guide.

TAXguide 22/17: TAAR very much


In TAXguide 22/17, Pete Miller answers a selection of the key questions raised by viewers of the Tax Faculty webinar ‘TAAR very much reconstructions and winding up’’, broadcast on 1 December 2017. Read a summary here, Tax Faculty members can download the full guide.

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Tax guides published before 2017:

The list below contains all tax guides that remain relevant and accurate. Those guides that are not listed below have been withdrawn and archived. If you would like to review an archived guide please get in touch: taxfac@icaew.com.


Professional Conduct in Relation to Taxation (PCRT): guidance applicable from 1 March 2017 on how members in tax should act in difficult situations. For guidance prior to 01 March 2017 see TAXGUIDE 01/15



Company distributions - transactions in securities regime and liquidation distributions targeted anti-avoidance rule



Transactions in Securities: Company Distributions

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