Five things you need to know about tax, 30 November 2018

Nov 28, 2018

Read about how there will be no change to the flat rate expenses regime until 2020, the scheduled maintenance to the online service for Making Tax Digital for VAT and the European Commission has published new VAT guidelines.     


  1. Revenue have confirmed to us that no changes to the concessionary flat rate expenses regime will be implemented until 1 January 2020. Read more
  2. Two proposed report stage amendments to the 2018 Finance Bill were published last week; SARP and benefit-in-kind on electrical vehicles are affected. Read more



  3. From later today until Tuesday 4 December, HMRC are undertaking maintenance to the Making Tax Digital for VAT service
  4. In a recent Tribunal case, HMRC failed to gain access to audit working papers



  5. The European Commission has published the latest list of guidelines agreed at meetings of the VAT Committee, which have been taking place since 1977