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The latest version of this notice has now been published. This notice cancels and replaces the previous version in June 2008.
Information about UK movements of special energy products (liquid petroleum gas) in excise duty suspension.
HM Revenue & Customs has published guidance about applying for help to check property and valuation details for the Annual Residential Property Tax.
Child Benefit statistics on Geographical and Small Area Data are now available.
The latest version of this notice has now been published. This notice cancels and replaces the previous version in August 2011.
A Protocol to the Double Taxation Agreement between the UK and China was signed in Beijing on 27 February 2013 by Sebastian Wood, HM Ambassador to Beijing and Mr. Wang Li, Deputy Head of the State Administration of Taxation of the People's Republic of China.
Draft regulations, Explanatory Memorandum and Impact Note have been published today in respect to changes to the time limits and higher rate provisions that apply to the payment of voluntary National Insurance contributions for those reaching State Pension age on or after 6 April 2017.
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) publish VAT Notes quarterly. They contain a summary of all recent changes to the VAT rules and announce any future changes.
These documents reflects the changes to Guardian's Allowance rates from April 2013.
The bi-monthly round up of the latest developments in tax, HMRC service and consultations for accountants and tax professionals and a section on the latest news and issues from the Working Together network.
Draft Loss of Tax Credit Regulations relating to loss of benefit sanctions coming in on 6 April 2013.
This document reflects the various tax credits rates and maximum amounts from April 2013.
Corporation Tax relief for the animation, high end TV and video games industries, ('creative industry tax credits') is available from 1 April 2013, as announced in the 2012 Budget.
This information pack which has been updated, acts as a basic guide for anyone wishing to import or export goods it is of great relevance to the trade.
A briefing note about the April 2013 changes to Air Passenger Duty (APD), and what this means for new APD operators affected by this change has been published.
HM Revenue & Customs has published advisory fuel rates to operate from 1 March 2013.
The latest version of this notice has now been published. This notice cancels and replaces the previous version in June 2011. Details of any changes to the previous version can be found in paragraph 1.2.
With the biggest overhaul to the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system in almost 70 years it is time for employers to get ready.
A man and woman from Enfield who fraudulently tried to claim almost £145,000 in Gift Aid have each been jailed for two years.
Type 17/18 guidance notes are published. You will not need to report NINOs for ordinary accounts opened after 5 April 2013 nor the proceeds of deeply discounted securities.
Personal Pensions tables (PEN1, PEN2, PEN2.1, PEN2.2 and PEN6) based on data from pension schemes are now available.
Subject to certain stringent conditions, anyone who has deliberately defaulted on their tax responsibilities will have their details published by HMRC. Today HMRC has published the first list of deliberate defaulters who meet those conditions.
Staff at the Collective Investment Schemes Centre have new telephone numbers as detailed on the updated web pages.
The pension savings annual allowance calculator has been amended.
Property Transaction completions with value £40,000 completed within the month of January 2013.
Tax and NICs receipts, information and analysis updates for the month of January.
Summary data for HM Revenue & Customs and the Valuation Office Agency workforce. The Oct 2012 to Dec 2012 data covers payroll staff by grade, non-payroll staff by type, headcount staff numbers, full-time equivalent staff numbers and staff costs.
For the first time businesses are being offered interactive support with their tax affairs by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).
Child Trust Fund - Total number of vouchers issued and accounts opened by parents.
HMRC has today signed an agreement with the Isle of Man which establishes a new disclosure facility. This will allow investors with accounts in the Isle of Man to come forward and settle outstanding tax liabilities.
The latest update to traditional Basic PAYE Tools is now available.
The latest version of this notice has now been published. This notice cancels and replaces the previous version in April 2012.
UK Overseas Trade Statistics for trade in goods with EU countries are released today for December 2012.
Order enacts an existing HMRC extra-statutory concession in relation to stamp duty and amends three others.
The list has now been updated to show to include the funds that have entered the Reporting Fund Regime as at 18 Febuary 2013.
Information about exporting goods has been updated. The revised content can be accessed via the 'Import & Export' link under 'businesses & corporations'.
Today is the last day for employers or agents to notify HMRC online that there's no employer annual return to make for year 2011/12. This online facility will be unavailable tomorrow and from 20 February 2013 can be used for 2012/13 only.
Issue 43 of the Employer Bulletin is now available. Aimed at Employers and Agents it contains important information and news about topics affecting the operation of payroll.
Summary data for HM Revenue & Customs and the Valuation Office Agency workforce now published. The September 2011 to September 2012 data covers payroll staff by grade, non-payroll staff by type, headcount staff numbers, full-time equivalent staff numbers and staff costs.
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has released the following information about hospitality received and business expenses incurred by HMRC Board Members.
HM Revenue & Customs has today published the latest information on Permanent Secretaries meetings with external organisations
The Climate Change Levy (Combined Heat and Power Stations) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 have been published. They cover the withdrawal of the CCL exemption for supplies of electricity generated in Combined Heat and Power Stations from 1 April 2013.
The minutes of the IR35 Forum of 22 January 2013 have been published.
A Notice giving guidance on the Air Passenger Duty (APD) annual accounting scheme being introduced from 1 April 2013 has been published.
HM Revenue & Customs has published interim guidance on the new tax regime for life insurance companies covering allocations of income, gains, profits and losses and transfers of long-term business.
Draft secondary legislation providing for two accounting schemes for Air Passenger Duty operators.
The Pensions Regulator and HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have joined forces with other Government Departments to publish a set of leaflets about pension liberation offers that are currently being marketed.
The latest version of this notice has now been published. This notice cancels and replaces the previous version in April 2009.
AEO - EU/US Mutual Recognition fully implemented. EU Commission frequently asked questions now published.
The Business Tax Forum page has been updated and the 12 September 2012 and 8 June 2012 minutes and agendas are now available.
Mae CThEM wedi rhyddhau fersiwn Cymraeg newydd o'r gyfrifiannell y gallwch ei defnyddio i amcangyfrif swm y Dreth Incwm a'r cyfraniadau Yswiriant Gwladol y disgwyliwch eu talu ar eich incwm - a chanfod sut mae'r arian hwn yn cael ei wario gan y Llywodraeth.
HMRC has released a new version of the calculator you can use to estimate the amount of Income Tax and National Insurance contributions you can expect to pay on you income - and find out how this money gets spent by the Government.
HMRC today published annual statistics for the Child Trust Fund.
Following the publication of the final US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act Regulations, HM Revenue & Customs has extended the consultation period on the draft UK regulations and guidance to 28 February 2013.
This is the latest policy position on penalty liability for failure to register for Machine Games Duty.
New Regulation adding to the list of natural and legal persons, entities and bodies subject to restrictive financial measures imposed under the EU sanctions regime against Iran.
New Regulation introducing further restrictive measures against Iran.
New Regulation amending the conditions relating to the provision of equipment - to EU personnel in Iran - that could be used for internal repression.
The latest version of this notice has now been published. This notice cancels and replaces the previous version in May 2012. Details of any changes to the previous version can be found in paragraph 1.2.
The Corporation Tax (Treatment of Unrelieved Surplus Advance Corporation Tax)(Amendment) Regulations 2013.
New permanent manual replaces previous interim version of guidance
From 11 February 2013 if HM Revenue & Customs has opened an enquiry into your Trust return or Inheritance Tax account then your letters should be sent to Netherton, Merseyside to be scanned.
From 31 January 2013 Scheme Reference Number 05176191 has been withdrawn.
The guidance on tax treatment of payments to individuals and other non-corporates following share capital reduction has been revised to include our views on 'new consideration'.
The carbon price floor comes into effect on 1 April 2013. It is a tax on fossil fuels used in the generation of electricity and will be achieved through changes to the existing CCL and fuel duty regimes.
HM Revenue & Customs has published a second summary of responses to the previous consultation on Statement of Practice 1/09, and seeks views on draft legislation.
Crude oils that are valued using Price Reporting Agency data, updated January 2013 have now been published.
If you're bringing a vehicle into the UK after the 14 April 2013, read about the new system you must use to notify HMRC and pay any VAT due, before you can register the vehicle with the DVLA.
Draft regulations on the tax treatment of building society deferred shares which qualify as core tier 1 for regulatory capital purposes have been laid in Parliament.
HM Revenue & Customs has published a Tax Information and Impact Note on a measure announced 11 December 2012. It is anticipated that the Regulations will be in force by the end of February 2013.
HM Revenue & Customs has published more information about how charities and Community Amateur Sports Clubs will be able to make repayment claims electronically from April 2013. Find out how this will affect your charity.
HM Revenue & Customs is sending a final reminder to over 1.4 million employers to act now to be ready to report PAYE in real time.
These statistics provide information about the uptake of R&D tax credits, their cost, and the nature of the companies claiming them.
A man who stole over £372,000 by making fraudulent VAT repayment claims, from over 500 false invoices, has been jailed for three years after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Export - Best Practice for Arrival and Departure Messages
The latest version of this notice has now been published. This notice cancels and replaces the previous version from July 2012. Details of any changes can be found in paragraph 1.2.
Customer guidance has been updated to reflect the reduction in the relief available for imported gifts. Please see Public Notice 143 for additional information.
The latest version of this notice has now been published. This notice cancels and replaces the previous version in December 2002. Details of any changes to the previous version can be found in paragraph 1.2.
An updated list of registered CASCs has now been published.
HM Revenue & Customs has published the terms of the settlement opportunity open to participants in certain tax avoidance schemes which seek to exploit certain reliefs and allowances for Corporate entities.
UK Overseas Trade Statistics for trade in goods with non-EU countries are released today for December 2012.
Changes to various chapters in Volume 2 of the Tariff.
Common Customs Tariff - Combined Nomenclature - Tariff classification. A plastic doll with movable limbs, a plastic capsule in two pieces containing a plastic spinning top and chewing gum and an electric breast vacuum pump.
The article 'Quick response to enquiries – a trial' in the sixth Employment-Related Shares & Securities Bulletin has been amended and provide the correct contact details.
The latest version of this notice has now been published. This notice cancels and replaces the previous version in April 2010. Details of any changes can be found in paragraph 1.2.
The latest ISA Bulletin is now available. It contains articles on reinstating ISA subscriptions withdrawn during the Royal Bank of Scotland Group technical incident and forthcoming changes to the ISA Regulations.
Form 34 (2013) SAYE option scheme has now been published
Form 35 (2013) Company Share Option Plan (CSOP) has now been published
Form 39 (2013) Share incentive Plan has now been published
EMI 40 (2013) Enterprise Management Incentives has now been published
Form 42 (2013) Employment-related securities has now been published
HM Revenue & Customs has published draft regulations for comment by 1 March 2013.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) Tax & NIC Receipts survey was conducted to assess how our statistics were used. Results are now available.
Over 400 applications have been received by HM Revenue and Customs Alternative Dispute Resolution Service (ADR).
Quarterly round-up of issues in the Customs and international trade area.
HMRC's alternative dispute resolution trial for small and medium enterprises and individual customers to become business as usual.
Zambia currency code has changed from ZMK to ZMW from February 2013.
HM Revenue & Customs has published in draft the Registered Pension Schemes (Reduction in Pension Rates, Accounting and Assessment)(Amendment) Regulations 2013 for comment.
HM Revenue & Customs has renewed its commitment to collaboration with VOSA and the Traffic Commissioners in the fight against hauliers who participate in excise fraud through a revised Memorandum of Understanding for the sharing of information.
The latest version of this notice has now been published. This notice cancels and replaces the previous version in December 2012. Details of any changes to the previous version can be found in paragraph 1.2.
Machine Games Duty starts today. It will replace Amusement Machine Licence Duty.