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New Year's Resolution? - Make Tax Understandable

Dear HMRC 

As the sun rises on a new decade, let's try to achieve real tax simplification during the next 10 years. Here are a few ideas to help make tax understandable for the public:

 

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Don't Be Dwarfed By The Tax System - Seven Ways To Make Tax Less Taxing


 

Dear Sajid Javid

Following your ambition to simplify the tax system and as we approach your 1st Budget, may I pass on a few things that will make a difference to business’ actual experience of the tax system.

 

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Budget 2017 - Brexit and Bricks

The detail behind today's speech offered a lot of new consultations and delayed implementation dates to beyond 2019, which seems to me a 'wait and see' how the Brexit negotiations go before finalising a lot of changes.

The speech itself ended with a grand finale announcing the abolition of stamp duty for first time buyers of residential property purchases up to £300k. 

 

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