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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.