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International tax

How is taxation evolving as we emerge from crisis planning and into recovery?

Don't miss out on our daily summary of the actions governments are taking to combat the impact of the virus on their populations and the global economy. We also produce daily summaries of the actions that regulators are taking and how global business and markets are recovering from the pandemic.

Can NIC’s history tell us its future?


National insurance has come a long way since it was first introduced 110 years ago. Has it strayed too far from its original purpose, or does it need to go further?

Mitigating against exclusion as digitalisation transforms tax


COVID-19 is likely to further spur the global trend towards tax digitalisation. David Lyford-Smith from ICAEW’s Tech Faculty considers changes that will help automate processes to make them more efficient and points to ongoing challenges, such as digital exclusion.

Lessons from Ireland on changing the tax year


If the UK’s tax system is to grasp the opportunities of digitalisation and simplification, it needs to consider moving the start of the tax year. ICAEW Insights spoke to Dr Brian Keegan from Chartered Accountants Ireland about how the Irish navigated the change in 2002.

What COVID-19 means for the future of tax


With the pandemic increasing pressure on public finances, could this prompt overdue discussions on tax reform? ICAEW's Head of Tax Frank Haskew and independent adviser Martin Wheatcroft reflect on recent announcements and challenges facing the Chancellor.

Tax post COVID: an international view


The pandemic has presented governments with opportunities to reform their tax systems and introduce incentives to encourage investment and post-pandemic growth.

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