This webinar from the Tax Faculty provides a round up of all the measures that are under review and subject to consultation, and how the faculty will be responding.
Practical guidance and support on tax disclosure around the world including, DAC 6 and the OECD’s mandatory disclosure regime.
Guidance on Aggressive tax avoidance schemes – what you need to bear in mind
PCRT sets out the principles and standards of behaviour that all members, affiliates and students must follow in their tax work.
Appeals, disputes and investigations
Complaints about HMRC received by the independent Adjudicator fell in 2021/22 but remain above pre-pandemic levels. ICAEW’s Tax Faculty summarises the annual report.
Guidance clarifies when subsequent claims might be accepted following a First-tier Tribunal decision.
How cases will be allocated before the First-tier Tribunal is changing from 1 June 2022. ICAEW’s Tax Faculty explains the changes.
Guidance on HMRC's ADR process, which provides businesses and individuals with an alternative way of resolving tax disputes. ADR was initially trialled for small and medium enterprises and individual customers only, but has now been made available to larger and more complex businesses too.
Finance Act 2022 received Royal Assent on 24 February 2022, bringing into law various tax measures with effect from that date, including a package of measures designed to tackle promoters of tax avoidance schemes.
Mark McLaughlin points out some important exceptions from the inheritance tax gifts with reservation anti-avoidance provisions affecting gifts.
HMRC can issue notices to transfer tax liabilities of companies and limited liability partnerships to directors, shadow directors and other individuals connected with managing the business
ICAEW reported that payment of some R&D tax credits have been stopped while HMRC investigated some concerning claims. HMRC has now provided further details relating to this campaign.
The European Commission has issued a stakeholder consultation on options for addressing the role of enablers that contribute to tax evasion and aggressive tax planning.
Companies or partnerships can be found guilty of a criminal charge, where someone associated with that business has facilitated tax evasion, and where they have not done enough to prevent this from occurring.
HMRC figures released for the pandemic period of 2020/21 show the tax gap held steady at 5.1% in percentage terms, but fell by £2bn in real terms as theoretical tax liabilities fell. ICAEW’s Tax Faculty looks at the key data.
ICAEW’s Tax Faculty summarises some essential reading for employers and payroll agents.
HMRC has published a fact sheet on MTD VAT penalties, filling a gap in the information available on gov.uk.
Highlights from the broader tax news for the week ending 11 May 2022, including: late payment interest rate increase; guidance on changes to VAT penalties and VAT interest charges; revocation of recognised status for Moscow Stock Exchange; a GAAR Advisory Panel Opinion; exclusivity clauses in employment contracts; and HMRC’s Residential Property Developer Tax Manual.
Highlights from the broader tax news for the week ending 23 March 2022, including: guidance on plastic packaging tax that has the force of law; increased interest rates for late payment of tax; and a tax-geared penalty for failure to comply with an information notice.
Bloomsbury Core Accounting and Tax Service
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A chapter on HMRC powers in relation to serial tax avoiders.
Guide to the growing breadth of HMRC powers and the increasingly complex penalty regime for non-compliance.
A chapter on HMRC powers in relation to disclosure of tax avoidance schemes (DOTAS) rules.
A chapter on HMRC powers in relation to tax penalties.