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Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) deadline fast approaching for Financial Institutions

Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) deadline fast approaching for Financial Institutions

The deadline for submitting Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) returns for the year ended 31 December 2016 is 31 May 2017.

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Videos and webinars about tax credits

Videos and webinars about tax credits

Get help and support from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) with your tax credits.

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HMRC launches a new way to report income and expenses online

HMRC launches a new way to report income and expenses online

HMRC is making it easier for customers to get their tax right.

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Spring pay bump for Britain’s workers as tax changes come into effect

Spring pay bump for Britain’s workers as tax changes come into effect

Millions of workers will benefit from increases to the Personal Allowance and Higher Rate Threshold on 6 April.

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British businesses boosted by tax changes coming into effect in April

British businesses boosted by tax changes coming into effect in April

This month, a number of new tax changes come into effect, benefiting millions of businesses across the UK.

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HMRC launch criminal investigation into global financial institution

HMRC launch criminal investigation into global financial institution

Yesterday HMRC, alongside our international partners, launched an investigation for suspected tax evasion and money laundering by a global financial institution.

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The Valuation Office Agency's online business rates service

The Valuation Office Agency's online business rates service

Service availability and alternative arrangements for making 2010 business rates appeals.

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Finance Bill 2017 legislates new tax changes

Finance Bill 2017 legislates new tax changes

Finance Bill 2017 introduces measures to make the tax system fairer while modernising it for the digital age.

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OTS welcomes new Tax Director

OTS welcomes new Tax Director

Paul Morton takes up post as the OTS's new Tax Director.

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Lifetime ISAs available from 6 April 2017

Lifetime ISAs available from 6 April 2017

The lifetime Individual Savings Account (ISA) is a longer term tax-free account that receives a government bonus. It'll be available from 6 April 2017.

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Office of Tax Simplification: Vacancies

Office of Tax Simplification: Vacancies

The Office of Tax Simplification is looking for people to join its team.

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HMRC and National Trading Standards agree to share information on estate agencies

HMRC and National Trading Standards agree to share information on estate agencies

New procedures will streamline co-operation and ease the flow of information.

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Voice ID showcases latest digital development for HMRC customers

Voice ID showcases latest digital development for HMRC customers

HMRC is making it faster and simpler for customers to confirm their identity to access its services, however they choose to do it.

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Lifetime ISA and Help to Save: boost for savers as key schemes become law

Lifetime ISA and Help to Save: boost for savers as key schemes become law

The Lifetime ISA will be available for young adults from April 2017 as the Savings (Government Contributions) Bill receives Royal Assent. The Help to Save scheme to help people on low incomes will be available from 2018.

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Tax helpline to support people affected by severe weather and flooding

Tax helpline to support people affected by severe weather and flooding

HMRC offers telephone helpline for anyone affected by severe weather or floods.

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New Year brings in new penalties for enablers of offshore tax evasion

New Year brings in new penalties for enablers of offshore tax evasion

The raft of measures will create a level playing field for the vast majority of people and businesses who play fair and pay what is due.

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Avoid and report internet scams and phishing

Avoid and report internet scams and phishing

Find out how to avoid scam emails and how to report fraudsters claiming to be from the VOA.

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Avoid and report internet scams and phishing

Avoid and report internet scams and phishing

Find out how to avoid scam emails and how to report fraudsters claiming to be from the VOA.

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HMRC tackles online VAT fraud in time for Christmas

HMRC tackles online VAT fraud in time for Christmas

New powers announced in March 2016 have seen 7,185 internet retailers come forward to register for VAT.

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New fiscal framework provides long term financial security for Wales

New fiscal framework provides long term financial security for Wales

Wales was today (Monday December 19th) guaranteed long term financial security in a milestone agreement between the UK and Welsh Governments.

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HMRC and international regulatory colleagues meet with major money services businesses

HMRC and international regulatory colleagues meet with major money services businesses

International conference addressed issues around anti-money laundering, countering the financing of terrorism, and other financial crimes.

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Proposed Scottish rates of Income Tax for 2017 to 2018

Proposed Scottish rates of Income Tax for 2017 to 2018

Proposed changes announced to the Scottish rates of Income Tax, that will come into effect from 6 April 2017.

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Chancellor waives VAT on Jo Cox charity single

Chancellor waives VAT on Jo Cox charity single

VAT on sales of the Christmas single in memory of late MP Jo Cox will be donated to charity, the Chancellor has announced.

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HMRC anti money laundering supervision goes online

HMRC anti money laundering supervision goes online

Find out about online registration and renewal for HMRC’s anti-money laundering supervision.

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OTS legislation goes live

OTS legislation goes live

OTS gains wider remit with the triggering of legislation in Finance Act 2016

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Finance Bill 2017: government legislates for new tax changes

Finance Bill 2017: government legislates for new tax changes

Finance Bill 2017 continues the government’s commitment to tackle tax evasion and avoidance and support business through the tax system.

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7 things you need to know about the new Budget timetable

7 things you need to know about the new Budget timetable

At the Autumn Statement, the Chancellor announced that the government will move to a single major fiscal event each year.

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Taskforce launches criminal and civil investigations into Panama Papers

Taskforce launches criminal and civil investigations into Panama Papers

The Chancellor of the Exchequer and the Home Secretary have updated the House on the Panama Taskforce

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Office of Tax Simplification announces Paul Morton as new Tax Director

Office of Tax Simplification announces Paul Morton as new Tax Director

Paul Morton's appointment will "increase the ability of the OTS to build on its achievements in simplifying the tax system".

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UK and Colombia sign double taxation agreement

UK and Colombia sign double taxation agreement

The double taxation agreement will support greater trade, investment and tax cooperation between the two countries.

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Jim Harra appointed as HMRC’s new Tax Assurance Commissioner

Jim Harra appointed as HMRC’s new Tax Assurance Commissioner

Jim Harra replaces HMRC's Executive Chair Edward Troup in the role

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HMRC protects more than £900 million through 10th win against NT Advisors

HMRC protects more than £900 million through 10th win against NT Advisors

HM Revenue and Customs has won its tenth successive win against tax avoidance schemes promoted by NT Advisors.

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More than 5 million customers are using HMRC’s Personal Tax Account

More than 5 million customers are using HMRC’s Personal Tax Account

The five millionth customer has signed up to the Personal Tax Account, marking a major milestone in the ongoing development of HMRC’s digital services.

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Changes to HMRC Corporation Tax forms

Changes to HMRC Corporation Tax forms

From 19 September 2016 you'll see some changes to our Corporation Tax forms.

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Parents reminded to update children’s details as exam results revealed

Parents reminded to update children’s details as exam results revealed

If you’re a parent and receiving Child Benefit, you need to inform HM Revenue and Customs of your child’s educational status before 31 August.

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Office of Tax Simplification: new board members announced

Office of Tax Simplification: new board members announced

The new additions will bring "valuable skills, expertise and experience" says OTS chair.

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Webinars and events for Making Tax Digital

Webinars and events for Making Tax Digital

Information on how to find out more about the Making Tax Digital reforms.

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HMRC wins blockbuster tax avoidance cases

HMRC wins blockbuster tax avoidance cases

HM Revenue and Customs has won two major tax avoidance battles worth more than £820 million in tax owed and interest.

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Changes to how we value some non domestic properties with more than one occupier

Changes to how we value some non domestic properties with more than one occupier

Find out how you could be affected.

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Bank of England cuts Bank Rate to 0.25%

Bank of England cuts Bank Rate to 0.25%

HMRC interest rates for late payments will be revised following Bank of England interest rate cut.

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Update on country by country regulations

Update on country by country regulations

A clarification that partnerships are included as reporting entities.

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Tax Free Childcare: Top things childcare providers should know

Tax Free Childcare: Top things childcare providers should know

Top things childcare providers need to know about Tax-Free Childcare.

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Changes to tax relief for residential landlords

Changes to tax relief for residential landlords

The tax relief that landlords of residential properties get for finance costs will be restricted to the basic rate of Income Tax, this will be phased in from April 2017.

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OTS Tax Director awarded CBE in Queen’s Birthday honours

OTS Tax Director awarded CBE in Queen’s Birthday honours

OTS recognised in the Queen's Birthday honours

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OTS looks to recruit senior policy advisors

OTS looks to recruit senior policy advisors

OTS invites applications for posts

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