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Increased digital reporting, the implementation of Pillar Two, potential further reforms to pensions tax... Bill Dodwell, former Tax Director of the Office of Tax Simplification, looks at what’s in store for tax in the year ahead.
Hindsight is a wonderful thing but where MTD is concerned, it is not too late to learn from what the recent NAO report reveals, writes Paul Aplin OBE.
Given the current restrictions on participation in the pilot programme, the timescale for launching MTD for income tax is now very challenging, writes Paul Aplin OBE.
Card image Hannah Manning, Sophie Lloyd, Laura Jackson

Hannah Manning, Sophie Lloyd and Laura Jackson (Travers Smith) consider how HMRC may use its new legislative power to automate certain functions.

Former ICAEW president Paul Aplin OBE looks at the government’s ten year strategy for HMRC’s digital services and administrative powers.

In the light of two recent surveys and HMRC’s evaluation, Paul Aplin OBE stakes stock of and considers the future for MTD.

Olga Bondar (Grant Thornton) considers the impending fundamental change to how VAT is to be reported.

An extended pilot phase allows for a better evaluation of MTD.

HMRC has published responses to the ‘making tax digital’ consultations. Tina Riches (Smith & Williamson) reviews the recent draft legislation.

Some positive steps forward, but concerns remain.