Corporate Taxes


The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) respond to the HMRC call for evidence on Modernisation of the stamp taxes on shares framework.

The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) respond to the Treasury Committee inquiry Tax after coronavirus.

Normal politics were on hold at the online Conservative Party Conference, with shortened speeches and curtailed policy debate. The Chancellor committed himself to putting the “overwhelming might of the British state” at the service of struggling businesses and workers, but said that the books would need to be balanced eventually. On the fringe, and in media interviews and reports, there are clues as to which taxes are likely to rise. 

The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) respond to the HMT consultation The scope of qualifying expenditures for R&D Tax Credits.

Labour’s online ‘alternative to a conference’ saw debates on taxing wealth, business taxes and job protection programmes, but little in the way of policy development, as the new leadership plays it safe and focuses its efforts on holding the government to account.

MPs on the House of Commons Treasury Committee questioned tax experts from CIOT, ICAEW and ICAS as part of their Tax after Coronavirus inquiry from 9.30-11.30 on Tuesday 15 September. A live blog of the hearing appears below.  

The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) is calling for a rethink of plans for large businesses to notify HMRC if they adopt an uncertain tax treatment. The CIOT says the proposal is unclear, unfair and will lead to onerous demands on affected businesses.

The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) respond to the HMRC consultation document on Notification of uncertain tax treatment by large businesses.

In a guest blog, Jason Collins, chair of the CIOT's new Climate Change Working Group, looks at what role tax might play in delivering a zero carbon Britain

MPs are considering amendments and new clauses tabled to the Finance Bill, relating to tax reliefs and easements and support measures in response to coronavirus. After report stage third reading debate will take place.