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The future of tax

As digital technologies transform the worlds of work and leisure, the UK government grapples with balancing the books while ensuring its tax system is fit for purpose. As HMRC launches its review of the system that underpins the tax system, we take a look at the pressing issues and challenges.

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Simplification and digitalisation

HMRC review reveals digital plan for the future of tax

  • Article
  • 28 Apr 2021
  • ICAEW Insights
The government’s fundamental review of the processes that underpin the UK’s tax system, makes it clear that to be fit for the future the system has to embrace and embed digital technologies at its very heart. Anita Monteith explains that change is coming.
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Taxation of work

Uber drivers are workers. What does that mean for tax and employment?

  • Article
  • 15 Apr 2021
  • ICAEW Insights
Earlier this year, the Supreme Court ruled on a landmark employment law case involving Uber. Mark Hammerton, partner at law firm Eversheds Sutherland, explores the fallout and what it means for tax.
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Simplification and digitalisation

What COVID-19 means for the future of tax

  • Article
  • 07 Apr 2021
  • ICAEW Insights
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.
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