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Tax news

The latest updates on the UK tax system

TAXline: May 2022

In this issue, Lindsey Wicks questions whether HMRC needs to look beyond digital record keeping, John Endacott provides case studies that examine the tests when starting a furnished holiday letting business and Richard Jones provides a high-level explanation of the proposed OECD rules.

TAXline: April 2022

In this issue, Julie Butler examines the tax rules and guidance around woodland carbon units, Neil Gaskell looks at why VAT is now due a major overhaul and Neil Warren gives practical examples of when supplies of services to an overseas customer are still subject to VAT.

TAXline: March 2022

In this issue, Anita Monteith considers how tax policy levers can affect the most polluting sectors, Angela Clegg outlines changes scheduled for April 2022 and Mark McLaughlin points out some important exceptions from the inheritance tax gifts with reservation rules.

TAXline: February 2022

In this issue, Graham Steele and Will Simpson take a deeper look at the Autumn Budget changes, Lindsey Wicks examines the industry around stamp duty land tax multiple dwellings relief claims and Andrew Cockman reviews the Court of Appeal decision in HMRC v Fisher [2021] EWCA Civ 1438.


TAXguide 02/22: Basis Period Reform

This TAXguide provides details of the reform to the taxation of unincorporated businesses introduced through FA 2022 to take effect from April 2024.

Basis period reform and estimated figures

This webinar from the Tax Faculty explains the potential options being explored by HMRC and reveals the results of a recent poll on the issue.

MTDtalk 2022

In this series of webinars the ICAEW Tax Faculty (Anita Monteith and Caroline Miskin) and guests will provide the latest information and guidance on MTD ITSA, covering topics such as choosing software, the progress of HMRC’s pilot, the practicalities of signing up and answer questions from businesses and practitioners.

IR35 : taking stock one year on

As HMRC ‘light touch’ IR35 compliance enforcement is set to end in April 2022 we take a timely look at the changes that were implemented a year ago. Our expert speaker Richard Maitland, Partner and specialist in employment tax at MHA will shares with us the key learnings from the previous 12 months.


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.

HMRC needs more resource to rebuild the UK's tax system

ICAEW welcomes HMRC’s vision of a more flexible and responsive tax system outlined in the Tax Administration Framework Review but warns that significant challenges, such as creating a single identifier for taxpayers and consolidation of tax systems, can only be met if HMRC is properly resourced.