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The House of Commons Treasury Committee held a hearing on Tuesday 20 October into employment taxes, as part of their Tax after Coronavirus inquiry. Witnesses were Bill Dodwell, Judith Freedman and representatives of the CBI and IPSE.

The House of Commons Treasury Committee held a hearing on Wednesday 7 October into the future of VAT, as part of their Tax after Coronavirus inquiry. They also questioned the Office of Budget Responsibility as part of the same inquiry.

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 House of Commons Treasury Committee has launched a new inquiry called ‘Tax after coronavirus’. The inquiry was launched by commitee chair Mel Stride and his fellow committee member Angela Eagle at an online event hosted by CIOT earlier today.

MPs on the Treasury Committee questioned a minister and two of the Treasury’s most senior civil servants in the latest session of its inquiry into the economic impact of coronavirus, held on Wednesday 29 April.

Liveblog on Treasury Sub-committee evidence session with CIOT President Ray McCann. The session is part of the “conduct of tax enquiries and resolution of tax disputes” inquiry and covered current employment taxes issues, including the disguised remuneration loan charge and IR35 reform.

The House of Commons Treasury Committee has questioned senior HMRC officials on the organisation's annual report and accounts - a general hearing on a range of aspects of HMRC's work, including planning for Brexit, the 2019 loan charge and IR35.

The Treasury Committee has held its first evidence session as part of its inquiry into VAT as part of its wider work on Securing the Tax Base. Discussion covered VAT after Brexit, regulation of online marketplaces such as Amazon, the Uber business model, VAT planning by NHS trusts, the scale of the tax gap, Making Tax Digital and VAT, tackling VAT errors, VAT support for small businesses and VAT boundary issues.

The Government has responded to recommendations from the House of Commons Treasury Committee on Childcare, which were heavily influenced by the CIOT’s Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG).

The Treasury Select Committee has held its first hearing as part of its inquiry into the conduct of tax enquiries and resolution of tax disputes. Witnesses included Victoria Todd of the CIOT's Low Incomes Tax Reform Group and (in a personal capacity) CIOT Council member Keith Gordon. This liveblog was updated through the hearing.