This week’s UK tax tidbits, 9 October 2017

Oct 09, 2017

The latest Spotlight on tax avoidance, a change to advisory fuel rates and pension responsibilities for employer’s all feature in this week’s tidbits.

  • In the latest Spotlight number 41 HMRC sets out its position in relation to the Rangers case and similar schemes
  • HMRC’s monthly performance report for August 2017 has been published
  • Advisory fuel rates which apply from 1 September 2017 have been published
  • If you’ve been unable to access Tax-Free Childcare through your child care account for technical reasons, you may be able to claim compensation
  • Updated VAT Notice 700/50: default surcharge has been published
  • HMRC has updated its guidance on paying a worker who provides their services through an intermediary and is subject to the off-payroll working rules
  • The Pensions Regulator has launched a new online suite of information and tools to assist new businesses who from 1 October have a legal duty to put staff straight into a workplace pension as soon as they employ them. HMRC have also posted an online blog on this issue and an online guide specifically for agents