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Tax news

The latest updates on the UK tax system

Tax news in brief 24 April 2024

Highlights from the broader tax news for the week ending 24 April 2024, including: HMRC guidance on the tax rules for travel costs for flexible and hybrid workers; an update on how to obtain details of overlap profits; a new option for complaining about HMRC; and updated VAT road fuel scale charges.


How to respond to an HMRC information request

Is HMRC entitled to the information it has requested about your client? In the first of a series of articles on managing risk, solicitor Karen Eckstein outlines the factors to consider.

Construction industry scheme continues to grow

HMRC data suggests there has been a significant increase in construction industry scheme receipts. Howard Royse looks at the reasons why and considers the future of the scheme.

Ways to tackle tax threshold unfairness

Patricia Mock and Sally Campbell, co-authors with Bill Dodwell of a recent Tax Law Review Committee discussion paper, consider a range of principles to help inform future tax policy.

Time to think about ATED?

Ahead of the next ATED deadline on 30 April 2024, Stephen Relf explains why more of us may need to engage with ATED, identifies some problem areas to look out for and asks if ATED is still fit for purpose.


MTDtalk April 2024

The latest information and guidance on Making Tax Digital income tax self assessment (MTD ITSA) from the Tax Faculty.

Expanding the cash basis

This webinar from the Tax Faculty will run through the basics of the cash basis and what is changing from 6 April 2024

Payroll and Rewards Update 2024

This webinar from the Tax Faculty will provide an update on all the recent and upcoming changes to payroll, rewards and employment taxes in 2024/25.


ICAEW REP 021-24 Transparency of land ownership involving trusts

A representation dated 23 February 2024 to a consultation published by the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC), on behalf of and jointly with His Majesty’s Treasury (HMT), His Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and the Department for Business and Trade (DBT) on 27 December 2023.

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.