There’s a good piece in last week’s Taxation on the non-dom policies of both major political parties. The proposed charge on non-doms is a bit of a fudge, designed not to scare the
donors horses. Mike Truman summons up the requisite and appropriate outrage:
there is no legitimate argument to be made for a policy which says that non-doms should be allowed to bung the taxman thirty grand in order to make him go away. It is a squalid, disreputable, grubby idea that has no place in the tax system of a major enterprise-driven, wealth-creating country.
Making Tax Digital will impose significant additional tax compliance costs on small businesses for little or no medium term benefit, tax and small business experts told MPs
MHA MacIntyre Hudson has partnered with cloud accounting software provider Xero ahead of the government’s requirement for digital records
The drive towards a fully digital tax regime is an admirable one, but mandation is simply wrong, according to one of the UK's most senior tax technology practitioners - Paul Aplin
Does Darwin's theory apply to taxation? Colin ponders...