Press releases

 


Commenting on today’s UK - EU conditional agreement on terms for a transition period after Brexit, Alan McLintock, Chair of CIOT’s Indirect Taxes Sub-committee, said:

The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) has welcomed the Government announcement during a House of Commons debate that the tax and National Insurance relief offered through childcare vouchers would remain available to new applicants for a further six months.

Campaigners for taxpayers on low incomes have given a cautious welcome to a call for evidence launched today on ways in which online platforms could act as intermediaries between their users and HMRC by enabling users to understand and comply with their tax obligations.

The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) has welcomed today’s updated position paper from the Government on corporate tax and the digital economy. The CIOT is supportive of government attempts to review what activities constitute value-creation, but believes any changes should be introduced through international negotiation.

The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) in Scotland has welcomed the Chancellor sticking to his plan and delivering a streamlined spring statement.

The Chartered Institute of Taxation has welcomed today’s call for evidence from the Treasury on the VAT registration threshold.

The Chartered Institute of Taxation has welcomed today’s limited spring statement as a significant step towards more considered and more effective tax policy-making.

The LITRG is calling for a change to planned regulations to prevent carers being disadvantaged in the tax system when supporting adults who self fund their care.

Commenting on the report, ‘Responsible tax: New rules for Brexit Britain?’, published today (Wednesday 21st February) by the thinktank CoVi, CIOT Tax Policy Director John Cullinane said:

The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) in Scotland has renewed its call for the introduction of an annual Scottish Finance Bill to improve public and parliamentary scrutiny of the devolved taxes.