Property Taxes


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. 

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.

The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) respond to the HM Treasury call for evidence Business Rates Review.

The Chartered Institute of Taxtion (CIOT) comments on the draft legislation on SDLT: increased rates for non-resident transactions.

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) respond to the HMRC consultation document on Notification of uncertain tax treatment by large businesses.

The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) sent a letter to HMRC regarding Stamp Duty Land Tax – Acquisition by house-building company from individual acquiring new dwelling (Finance Act 2003 section 58A and Schedule 6A).

The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) has welcomed the launch of a fundamental review of Business Rates in England. The Government published a call for evidence today following an initial announcement at Budget 2020.

The Stamp Duty Land Tax (Temporary Relief) Bill passed through the House of Commons on Monday of this week. The Bill ensures that anyone buying a main home for under £500,000 before the end of March next year will pay no stamp duty.