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In this issue, Tony Monger looks at the Senior Accounting Officer regime, Neil Warren reviews the 2019 First-tier Tribunal case, Iain Wright explores macro and micro policy and Sarah Bradford considers the tax treatment of employees working from home.
In this issue, Angela Clegg gives her views on HMRC’s use of the nudge theory, Wendy Nicholls and David Green assess the Organisation for Economic Operation and Development’s workplan and Gary Millner explains how tax charities can help banish the nightmares of tax.
In this issue, Kathryn Cearns OBE talks to journalist Caroline Biebuyck about the challenges in creating a more straightforward tax system, Bryan Crawford considers the actions that taxpayers should be taking when it comes to buildings allowances and Caroline Miskin explains Making Tax Digital for VAT’s recordkeeping requirements.
In this issue, Tina Riches considers HMRC’s updated view on tax avoidance schemes, Anita Monteith considers what lies over the horizon for Making Tax Digital, Julie Butler looks at how to treat wayleaves and Sarah Bradford explores the tax treatment of travel expenses incurred by employees in a range of situations.
This TAXguide explains our current understanding of the new off-payroll working rules beginning on 06 April 2020 and their implementation.
Following the publication of TAXguide 04/19 ENTREPRENEURS’ RELIEF: Clarification of the new ‘5% proceeds test’ inserted by Finance Act 2019 - questions on scope of the new provisions along with HMRC responses, further questions have arisen on the Finance Act 2019 entrepreneurs’ relief legislation.
Guidance for those providing tax services in the United Kingdom, on the prevention of money laundering and the countering of terrorist financing.
This TAXguide will cover the key changes to the capital allowances regime since Tax Practice supplement 21 on the subject in September 2008.
This TAXguide looks at the charge to tax on benefits and expenses, associated exemptions and deductions and, where a tax charge arises, the calculation of the taxable amount. It also examines the reporting obligations which result from the provision of expenses and benefits, and also at ways in which this burden can be reduced.
Webinars, videos and podcasts
This webinar addresses the practical issues raised by the introduction of the Finance Act 2019, including challenges for tax advisers, how firms are approaching compliance and an overview of the challenges for tax payers.
This webinar considers the changes introduced in Finance Act 2019, practical issues concerning options, and the ongoing problems regarding the definition of ordinary share capital and what is a personal company.
In this webinar we are joined by the Office of Tax Simplification to discuss the OTS document which sets out the scope of a new project around simplifying the tax reporting and payment arrangements for the self-employed and landlords of private residential property.
As HMRC continues to tackle tax evasion and avoidance, it has an ever-expanding range of powers and procedures at its disposal. Tax investigations experts John Cassidy and Hayley Ives explain the latest compliance developments, both in the UK and the international arena.
A response dated 10 October 2019 to a consultation in particular the draft guidance and legislation published by HMRC on 22 July 2019.
A response dated 8 October 2019 to a consultation published by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy on 19 July 2019.
A response dated 9 October 2019 to a consultation published by the Department of Work & Pensions and Department of Health and Social Care on 18 July 2019.
Tax topics for today
Taxing business properties form an important part of the tax base for many countries, but they are often complex and in an increasingly online world can be irrelevant to an organisation’s turnover. The time has come to overhaul business property tax systems and here ICAEW outlines the options.
Is hypothecation - assigning particular tax revenues to a specific public policy goal - a good thing? Read Ian Young's article presenting the facts and then decide.
Anita Monteith of ICAEW’s Tax Faculty explains how to account for trades in the sharing economy, specifically how tax and national insurance work in the gig economy