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Practical support for businesses affected by Carillion liquidation

Practical support for businesses affected by Carillion liquidation

HMRC outlines support for affected businesses

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Tax is changing in Wales

Tax is changing in Wales

The Welsh Government and the National Assembly for Wales will become responsible for some of the taxes paid in Wales in April 2018.

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New tax consultation timetable published today

New tax consultation timetable published today

The updated guidance sets out how the consultation process will work when there is just one fiscal event each year – an Autumn Budget.

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X Factor charity song 2017: Chancellor to donate VAT to children’s charities

X Factor charity song 2017: Chancellor to donate VAT to children’s charities

The Chancellor announced today that VAT collected on sales for the X Factor winner’s charity song will be donated to children’s charities.

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Finance Bill 2017 18 legislates for Autumn Budget tax changes

Finance Bill 2017 18 legislates for Autumn Budget tax changes

The Finance Bill takes steps to help young people with the cost of living, crack down on tax avoidance and evasion, and protect the environment.

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Taxation (Cross border Trade) Bill introduced in Parliament

Taxation (Cross border Trade) Bill introduced in Parliament

The Bill will lay the foundations for the UK’s standalone customs regime.

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Trusts Registration Service registration deadline for new trusts extended

Trusts Registration Service registration deadline for new trusts extended

The deadline for new trusts to register is now 5 January 2018.

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OTS's first review of VAT triggers debate

OTS's first review of VAT triggers debate

The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) report, published today, offers a range of proposals for simplifying the tax.

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Bank of England increases interest rate to 0.5%

Bank of England increases interest rate to 0.5%

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

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Unpaid tax at record low

Unpaid tax at record low

'Tax gap' fell to 6% in 2015 to 2016 as government cracks down on avoidance, evasion and non-compliance.

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HMRC to recruit a Second Permanent Secretary

HMRC to recruit a Second Permanent Secretary

Decision made following the announcement of Edward Troup’s retirement at the end of 2017

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Crackdown on illegal waste sites

Crackdown on illegal waste sites

The government is cracking down on illegal waste sites, making rogue operators liable for landfill tax.

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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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Finance Bill legislates for remaining tax changes

Finance Bill legislates for remaining tax changes

'A fair tax system is a key part of our plan to build a fairer society', says Mel Stride, Financial Secretary.

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HMRC confirms country by country reporting format for multinationals

HMRC confirms country by country reporting format for multinationals

New guidance sets out process for multinationals in line with OECD requirements.

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New Director Generals to head HMRC’s Customer Services and Customer Compliance Groups

New Director Generals to head HMRC’s Customer Services and Customer Compliance Groups

Two new Director Generals have been appointed to lead the Customer Services and Customer Compliance Groups, following the departures of Ruth Owen and Jennie Granger in June

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New Chief Executive appointed to lead Valuation Office Agency

New Chief Executive appointed to lead Valuation Office Agency

Melissa Tatton has been appointed on promotion to head up the Valuation Office Agency.

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New Chief Executive appointed to lead Valuation Office Agency

New Chief Executive appointed to lead Valuation Office Agency

Melissa Tatton has been appointed on promotion to head up the Valuation Office Agency.

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Creative sector receives record boost of £700 million pounds

Creative sector receives record boost of £700 million pounds

From TV Series "The Crown" to independent theatre productions and video games, the 2016-17 tax relief supported work across the UK's creative industries.

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Next steps on the Finance Bill and Making Tax Digital

Next steps on the Finance Bill and Making Tax Digital

Ministers confirm a new timetable for Making Tax Digital.

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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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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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