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European Commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker, gave new impetus to his call for a move towards allowing qualified majority voting on certain tax matters in his annual ‘state of the union’ address to the EU Parliament on 12 September.

19 September 2018

HMRC has updated its short guide, ‘Restriction on corporation tax relief for interest deductions’, with more information for companies and groups which deduct more than £2m a year in interest and other financing costs, on calculating their ‘...

19 September 2018

The number of businesses that say they are ‘very confident’ of meeting the making tax digital (MTD) deadline has only marginally increased (from 4% to 6%) in the last three months, according to a survey carried out by EY.

19 September 2018

Help-to-save accounts became available to all eligible individuals from 12 September 2018. This follows a trial which opened in January to a controlled group of savers.

19 September 2018

The European Commission has published the latest in its series of ‘stakeholder’ notices setting out its view of the consequences of UK withdrawal in the area of customs and taxation.

19 September 2018

The Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Act 2018 received Royal Assent on 13 September. The Act allows the government to create a standalone customs regime when the UK leaves the EU and provides for amendment of existing VAT and excise legislation.

19 September 2018

The European Commission has found that the non-taxation of certain McDonald's profits in Luxembourg did not lead to illegal state aid, as it is in line with national tax laws and the Luxembourg/United States double taxation treaty.

19 September 2018

The OECD’s centre for tax policy and administration has published a brochure highlighting its key work areas for 2018/19.

19 September 2018
19 September 2018

The House of Lords Economic affairs Finance Bill sub-committee invites written contributions by 1 October 2018 for its inquiry on the draft Finance Bill 2019, including HMRC’s progress on making tax digital (MTD).

19 September 2018

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