Technical News

 


The Scottish Government is currently consulting on the Principles of a Local Discretionary Transient Visitor Levy or Tourist Tax. The consultation seeks to develop the Scottish Government’s understanding of the issues and concerns with regard to the introduction of a visitor levy (or tourist tax), including questions covering the design of the levy, compliance costs, the scope of local authority decision making and collection/enforcement issues.  The closing date for responses is 2 December and CIOT will be making a submission.

HMRC have asked us to draw attention to their following notice about forthcoming Talking Points meetings.

HMRC have released the September issue of the Stamp Taxes Newsletter

HMRC have asked us to draw attention to their following notice about forthcoming Talking Points meetings.

CIOT and ATT hosted a webinar for members which looked at what you need to be doing to comply with your AML obligations and how you might come across money laundering in practice.

HMRC have asked us to draw attention to their following notice about forthcoming Talking Points meetings.

HMRC have asked us to draw attention to their following notice about forthcoming Talking Points meetings.

HMRC has asked us to share the attached information in relation to “Help to Save”, which is an HMRC savings scheme for people on low incomes who are in receipt of Tax Credits or Universal Credit. It gives a bonus payment from the government of 50p for every £1 on savings paid into the account over a 4 year period.

The latest Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) bulletin was published on 21 August on the Revenue Scotland website. This bulletin sets out Revenue Scotland’s view and provides an update on its approach to daily penalties following a recent decision of the Upper Tribunal for Scotland (UTS). 

HMRC has provided us with an update in relation to its digital services.