Five things you need to know about tax, 14 December 2018

Dec 13, 2018

Read about the National Employer Helpline opening hours to help with the transition to PAYE Modernisation, action some agents may need to take by close of business today (14 December) to retain access to HMRC online services and how ECOFIN failed to reach agreement on digital taxation.      

    Ireland

  1. Revenue’s National Employer Helpline is available to provide support to employers during the transition to PAYE Modernisation. Full details of the extended Helpline telephone opening hours and availability over the Christmas period can be found on Revenue.ie
  2. The 2018 USC Regulations were published last week. The new regulations will come into operation on 1 January 2019 and will apply to payments of relevant emoluments made on or after 1 January 2019

     

    UK

  3. Read about action some agents may need to take by close of business today to retain access to HMRC online services;
  4. The House of Lord’s Economic Affair Committee recommends a clearer distinction is needed in the Government’s approach and rhetoric towards tax avoidance

     

    International

  5. The Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) failed to reach agreement on a digital tax at EU level at a meeting of finance ministers last week. Read more