Five things you need to know about tax, 16 August 2019

Aug 15, 2019

This week read about Revenue’s letters to PAYE workers requiring them to file Form 12 returns, while in the UK, HMRC have scheduled maintenance to the Making Tax Digital (MTD) VAT service. In International news, Albania and Namibia are the latest countries to join BEPS.



  1. Revenue will be issuing notices to PAYE workers over the next two weeks, requiring them to file a Form 12 for the year ended 31 December 2018. The deadlines are 31 October 2019 or 12 November if using ROS.  Read the letter Revenue is issuing to taxpayers.
  2. Revenue’s guidance on allowable expenses in the day to day operation of work for Coroners has been updated.



  3. Tell us how the first quarterly MTD for VAT deadline went and read about this weekend’s scheduled maintenance.
  4. Read the latest UK tax tidbits.




  5. Albania and Namibia are the latest countries to join the Inclusive Framework on BEPS, bringing the total number of countries and jurisdictions participating in the project to 134.