Five things you need to know about tax, 17 August 2018

Aug 16, 2018

Highlights this week include updated Revenue guidance on SARP, UK VAT on delivery costs explained and a Fair Taxation Seminar will take place in Dublin in September.


  1. Revenue have provided guidance on what to do in instances where a PPS number has not issued and an employee claiming SARP (Special Assignee Relief Programme) needs to be certified within 30 days of arriving in Ireland
  2. A reminder that since 1 August 2018, some iXBRL taxonomies are no longer accepted by Revenue



  3. Revenue and Customs Brief 5 (2018) explains HMRC's policy on goods supplied on approval, and the VAT liability of the delivery charges for these goods
  4. HMRC have published research evaluating how tax advantaged EMI options are delivering for businesses



  5. The European Commission is running a Fair Taxation Seminar in Dublin on 26 September 2018 and registration is now open