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23 September 2014

Transition of Pension Schemes Services web content to GOV.UK

Pension schemes guidance on the HMRC website is moving to the GOV.UK website. Find out how you'll be able to access HMRC guidance on pension schemes.

2014-09-23

22 September 2014

Draft Legislation: The Value added Tax (Refund to Museums and Galleries) (Amendment) Order 2014

This draft legislation amends the Value Added Tax (Refunds to Museums and Galleries) Order 2001.

2014-09-22
Tonnage Tax Manual

HMRC has published amended paragraphs in draft for comment.

2014-09-22

19 September 2014

Changes to Gambling Tax rules from 1 December 2014

Updated information is now available about the changes being introduced to General Betting Duty, Pool Betting Duty and Remote Gaming Duty.

2014-09-19
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Statutory Instrument: SI 2014 No. 2409 and Explanatory Memorandum (Opens new window)

The Corporation Tax (Instalment Payments) Regulations 1998 (1998/3175) has been amended by Statutory instrument published today.

2014-09-19
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Statutory Instrument: SI 2014 No. 2461 Commencement Order (Opens new window)

Amendment to the independence requirement for the Enterprise Management Incentives tax-advantaged employee share scheme to accommodate companies that are subject to an employee-ownership trust.

2014-09-19
Corporation Tax on chargeable gains - Indexation Allowance - August 2014 (PDF 45K)

Tables showing the Indexation Allowance for assets disposed of in August 2014 are now available.

2014-09-19
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18 September 2014

Withdrawal of form EMI1

The paper version of form EMI1 is no longer available.

2014-09-18
Statutory Instrument: SI 2014 No. 243 and Explanatory Memorandum (Opens new window)

The Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003 (Section 684(3A)) Order 2014.

2014-09-18
Revised Notice 69 September 2014

This notice replaces Notice 69 (July 2014).

2014-09-18

17 September 2014

Recommended medical treatment - draft regulations

Draft regulations setting out the additional criteria that recommended medical treatment must meet in order for the tax exemption to apply are published today for a four-week consultation period.

2014-09-17
Updated PAYE penalties and appeals helpsheet

HMRC has updated this helpsheet following the announcement of the phasing in of in-year PAYE filing penalties for 2014-15.

2014-09-17

15 September 2014

Customs Information Paper 59 (2014)

Volumes 1 and 3 of the Integrated Tariff of the United Kingdom.

2014-09-15
Pension statements and the annual allowance

If you've contributed more than £50,000 a year to a pension scheme you'll soon be sent an annual allowance pension statement. Use HMRC guidance, tools and calculators to help you calculate any annual allowance charge.

2014-09-15
Pensions Newsletter 65 (PDF 215K)

The September 2014 edition has now been published.

2014-09-15
Revised Notice 199a September 2014

This notice cancels and replaces Notice 199a (May 2009).

2014-09-15

12 September 2014

Revised version of VAT Public Notice 700/44 published

VAT Public Notice 700/44, Barristers and advocates, has been revised to reflect the introduction of an online system for deregistering from VAT and some changes to office addresses.

2014-09-12
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Changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT1) paper process

From 1 October 2014 - if you file a return on paper (form SDLT1, SDLT3 and/or SDLT4), you must enter a valid Local Authority code or your return will be rejected.

2014-09-12
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Appointing a gambling tax representative in the UK

Update on the implementation of new rules for certain gambling taxes on 1 December 2014.

2014-09-12
Category 1 crude oil values (PDF 72K)

Crude oils that are valued using Price Reporting Agency data, updated August 2014 have now been published.

2014-09-12

10 September 2014

Customs Information Paper 58 (2014) (Opens new window)

Cargo Community System UK Web Based Fallback for imports and exports moving by air.

2014-09-10
Reporting Offshore Funds (XLS 6.8M)

The list has now been updated to include the funds that have entered the Reporting Fund Regime as at 8 September 2014.

2014-09-10

9 September 2014

Revised Notice July 2013

This notice cancels and replaces Notice 700/62 (July 2013). Details of any changes to the previous version can be found in paragraph 1.2 of this notice.

2014-09-09
Offshore Intermediaries - Oil and Gas industry. NICs help for employers/agents (PDF 100K)

New Tax and National Insurance rules for Offshore Employment Intermediaries came into force from 6 April 2014. HMRC has published further guidance to help employers and agents with these changes.

2014-09-09
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UK Overseas Trade Statistics - EU countries latest release (Opens new window)

UK Overseas Trade Statistics for trade in goods with EU countries are released today, for July 2014.

2014-09-09
UK Overseas Trade Statistics - Non-EU countries latest release (Opens new window)

UK Overseas Trade Statistics for trade in goods with non-EU countries are released today, for July 2014.

2014-09-09

8 September 2014

Draft Legislation: the Insurance Premium Tax (non-taxable insurance contracts) Order 2014 (Opens new window)

HMRC has published for comment by 6 October 2014, a draft Statutory Instrument and Tax Information and Impact Note amending Schedule 7A to the Finance Act 1994 to introduce an Insurance Premium Tax exemption for certain insurance contracts for spacecraft.

2014-09-08
Gambling Tax Reform update - August 2014 (PDF 70K)

Update on the implementation of new rules for certain gambling taxes on 1 December 2014.

2014-09-08

5 September 2014

Toolkits to help minimise common errors - update

HMRC has updated and published the Small Profits Rate and Marginal Relief Toolkit. Nineteen out of twenty toolkits have now been refreshed and include the new checklist functionality to add notes, save and print client information.

2014-09-05
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List of changes made to HM Revenue and Customs FATCA guidance published (PDF 123K)

HMRC has published a list and description of the material changes made to the HMRC Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) guidance in the August update.

2014-09-05
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Corporation Tax on chargeable gains - Indexation Allowance - July 2014 (PDF 43K)

Tables showing the Indexation Allowance for assets disposed of in July 2014 are now available.

2014-09-05
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4 September 2014

Tariff Stop Press Notice 52/14 (Opens new window)

Amendments to volume 2 of the printed Tariff applicable from 4 September 2014.

2014-09-04
PAYE for employers: P11D(b) interim penalty warning letter

A very small number of employers have incorrectly been sent an interim penalty warning letter when they have, in fact, submitted their P11D(b) for 2013/14.

2014-09-04
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UK Regional Trade Statistics - latest release (Opens new window)

UK Regional Trade Statistics for trade in goods with EU and non-EU countries are released today, for the second quarter of 2014.

2014-09-04

3 September 2014

Tariff Stop Press Notice 51/14 (Opens new window)

UK Regional Trade Statistics for trade in goods with EU and non-EU countries are released today, for the second quarter of 2014.

2014-09-03
Tariff Stop Press Notice 50/14 (Opens new window)

Amendments to Volume 2 of the Printed Tariff applicable from 3 September 2014.

2014-09-03
Tariff Stop Press Notice 49/14 (Opens new window)

Amendments to Volume 2 of the Printed Tariff applicable from 20 August 2014.

2014-09-03

2 September 2014

Changes to the EXB Technical Pack

Publication of new technical artefacts.

2014-09-02
Short Term Business Visitors

The wording of the agreement has been updated. Existing users should use the new version without signing new agreements.

2014-09-02
Statutory Instrument: SI 2014 No. 2257 and Explanatory Memorandum (Opens new window)

The General Betting, Pool Betting and Remote Gaming Duties (Registration,records, agents) Regulations 2014.

2014-09-02

1 September 2014

Tariff Stop Press Notice 48/14 (Opens new window)

Notification of changes to the monthly trade euro rate.

2014-09-1
Pension scheme administrators: New requirements to be fit and proper persons

From 1 September 2014 all scheme administrators of registered pension schemes must be a fit and proper person. HMRC has today published guidance on these changes.

2014-09-01

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