Five things you need to know about tax, 12 July 2019

Jul 11, 2019

In Ireland, read about Revenue guidance on CGT anti-avoidance measures, HMRC’s planned scheduled maintenance to the Making Tax Digital for VAT service and in international news, the EU’s new system to resolve tax disputes features.


  1. Revenue has updated its guidance to reflect anti-avoidance measures relating to capital gains tax that were introduced in Finance Act 2015.  Read more
  2. Revenue has updated guidance to show the interaction between income tax relief on the retirement of certain sportspersons and pension contributions when calculating net relevant earnings



  3. See when HMRC’s Making Tax Digital for VAT service won’t be available this weekend
  4. The latest Talking Points schedule features Making Tax Digital



  5. The EU has unveiled a new system to help resolve tax disputes between Member States more quickly