TaxAdministrationStamp duty reform work canned

Stamp duty reform work canned

The Inland Revenue has called off a series of meetings on the reformation of stamp duty, claiming that a build up of work at the Treasury is preventing more work being done.

Link: Latest Stamp Duty draft legislation slammed

An email was sent to advisors working on the project, saying that all meetings were cancelled until ‘further notice’, the Financial Times reported today.

One member of the committee tasked with ensuring the reform is fair told the FT: ‘We have no idea what’s going on. It would be very helpful if they were not so opaque.’

Speculation over the reasons for the cancellations have started in earnest, with some wondering whether ministers were considering more radical changes to stamp duty.

Related Articles

HMRC appeal rejected in Tottenham Hotspur case

Administration HMRC appeal rejected in Tottenham Hotspur case

2w Emma Smith, Managing Editor
HMRC issues updated Trusts Registration Service guidance

Administration HMRC issues updated Trusts Registration Service guidance

2w Emma Smith, Managing Editor
New trading allowance: simplicity, but not as we know it

Administration New trading allowance: simplicity, but not as we know it

2m Emma Rawson, ATT Technical Officer
‘Improve rather than lose’ disincorporation relief, tax body urges

Administration ‘Improve rather than lose’ disincorporation relief, tax body urges

2m Austin Clark, Reporter
Are you ready for the Trusts Registration Service?

Administration Are you ready for the Trusts Registration Service?

3m Helen Thornley, ATT Technical Officer
Advisers bullish despite Brexit concerns

Accounting Standards Advisers bullish despite Brexit concerns

1y Fraser Simpson, Reporter
Brexit: Five questions accountants should be asking

Accounting Firms Brexit: Five questions accountants should be asking

1y Fraser Simpson, Reporter
UK votes to leave EU – accountancy profession reacts

Accounting Firms UK votes to leave EU – accountancy profession reacts

1y Fraser Simpson, Reporter