If you thought tax was supposed to be getting simpler think again. From 1 April 2018 (and unfortunately this is no joke) SDLT will be abolished in Wales and replaced with land transaction tax (LTT) or ‘Deddf Tref Trafodia dau Tir’ as it is known locally.
Today saw the Chancellor Philip Hammond deliver his first Spring Statement. At only 25 minutes long there were none of the usual tax or spending announcements, instead only a response to economic forecasts from the Office for Budget Responsibility, along with notice of various consultations on future changes.
Christa Ackroyd, who presented BBC’s Look North programme in Yorkshire from 2001 to 2013, has lost a hearing at the First Tier Tax Tribunal (FTT) regarding her engagement with the BBC through her personal service company, Christa Ackroyd Media Limited (CAM).
Are you an employer who has opted to payroll some or all of your employees’ benefits in kind? There is a new reporting requirement coming that you need to be aware of.
On 29 January 2018 Chancellor Philip Hammond wrote to the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) instructing them to carry out a review into the regime surrounding UK Inheritance Tax.
Can VAT charged on an asset that gives rise to non-taxable income be reclaimed by the purchaser? In Frank A Smart & Sons Ltd  CSIH 77 the trader thought it could, however HMRC did not.
Prior to this weekend just gone, HMRC stated that over three million people had still not filed their return, which represents almost a third of those required to submit returns.
The withdrawal of the concession means that the onward charge by profit-making clubs of the affiliation fee will be liable to VAT at 20% unless it meets the conditions of a genuine disbursement.
A hybrid mismatch occurs in circumstances where the tax treatment of financial instruments, entities or transfer arrangements varies between territories.
With 31 January looming, the season of bogus emails tempting you with the offer of a tax refund is upon us again.