This week’s UK tax tidbits, 3 February

Feb 03, 2020


The Fifth Money Laundering Directive and how it impacts on the trust registration service features this week.

  • The UK signed up to the 5th EU Money Laundering Directive which took effect from 10 January 2020. As a result, HMRC therefore plans to extend the Trust Registration Service to include not just trusts with a tax consequence but all UK trusts
  • HMRC has also published outline guidance on the changes to the regulations on money laundering and terrorist financing
  • The December 2019 VAT bulletin has been published
  • Use the updated form France-Individual to apply for relief at source or to claim repayment of UK Income Tax
  • See the latest on Making Tax Digital service availability