VAT

Peers issue warning on MTD

23 Nov 18

House of Lords committee report raises concerns.

HMRC extends MTD for VAT pilot

17 Oct 18

Pilot scheme now open to companies and sole traders.

HMRC confirms ‘soft landing’ for MTD

31 Jul 18

Digital linking requirements will be eased for 2019/20.

HMRC approves 18 MTD software suppliers

16 Jul 18

Intuit, Sage and Xero all gain the Revenue’s approval.

‘Raise the VAT threshold to stimulate SME growth’, IPSE says

07 Jun 18

Response as VAT consultation draws to a close.

New rules to tackle VAT evasion

19 Mar 18

Online marketplaces held accountable for VAT compliance.

Government launches VAT review

14 Mar 18

£85,000 threshold may hold back small business growth.

Simplified VAT system outlined

09 Nov 17

Business group welcomes report as ‘long overdue’.

VAT flat rate changes could see higher costs for firms

21 Feb 17

Proposed changes to the VAT flat rate scheme could see higher costs for smaller firms.

Fuel advisory rates update

31 May 16

Fuel advisory rates that apply for company cars changed as of 1 June 2016.

VAT MOSS consultation launched

05 Oct 15

A public consultation has been launched by the European Commission to improve VAT for cross-border e-commerce transactions in the European Union.

Brits unaware of overseas tax rebates

15 Jul 15

Failing to claim tax rebates on overseas purchases is costing British holidaymakers millions each year, according to research by Direct Line.

Government plans unveiled in Queen's Speech

28 May 15

The government has revealed its legislative goals for the next Parliament in the Queen's Speech. Here's a summary of the key bills affecting businesses.

HMRC underestimates EU VAT impact

22 Apr 15

HMRC miscalculated the number of small firms affected by the new EU VAT rules by more than 10,000%, according to a report by Enterprise Nation.

Tax changes from 1 April

01 Apr 15

A host of new tax changes affecting businesses and individuals have come into effect on 1 April. Here is a quick breakdown of the changes and how they may affect you.

Scotland tax devolution legislation published

29 Jan 15

Draft legislation that will see the devolution of tax powers to Scotland has been published by the UK government.

SMEs hindered by complex tax system, says business group

30 Sep 13

Half of small businesses spend between two and eight hours each month trying to understand and calculate their taxes and complete their returns, a survey by the Federation of Small Businesses has found.

Prioritise VAT fraud and online trading risks, report tells HMRC

03 Jul 13

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) needs to do more to tackle VAT fraud and the emerging threat of losses from online trading, a report by the National Audit Office (NAO) has advised.

CBI publishes tax principles for businesses

08 May 13

A statement of principles that sets out steps UK businesses should take in order to improve the transparency and understanding of their tax affairs has been published by the Confederation of British Industry.

SMEs 'fear' returns and the taxman, says report

09 Jul 12

Small businesses worry about filling in tax returns correctly and dealing with HMRC, according to a report carried out for the tax authority.

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