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Global tax news, continuously updated through the day.
  1. The UK Government has announced that the expansion of the off-payroll working rules, known as IR35, will be delayed until April 2021, in light of the COVID-19 outbreak.
  2. The UK's 2020 Budget, released on March 11, 2020, includes proposals to waive business rates on small retailers, to introduce a new tax on plastics, and to remove value-added tax on electronic publications.
  3. The European Council has authorized the opening of negotiations for a new partnership with the UK, and mandated the Commission to act as the EU's negotiator.
  4. The UK's National Audit Office has called for a more comprehensive review of the 1,190 tax relief measures available for taxpayers, which are estimated to have cost the UK revenues worth GBP155bn (USD201.7bn) in 2018-19.
  5. Members of the European Parliament want the EU and UK to reach an ambitious new free trade agreement, but have stressed that there must be a "level playing field."
  6. The European Commission has taken the first step toward negotiating a new relationship with the UK by issuing a recommendation to the European Council that the talks should commence.
  7. Switzerland has said that the withdrawal of the UK from the EU on January 31 will not change the relationship between Switzerland and the UK in the near future.
  8. The European Commission has launched infringement proceedings against 14 member states for failing to implement the so-called value-added tax quick fixes.

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Our Offices

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    7 Newgate
    Barnard Castle
    County Durham
    DL12 8NQ

  • Shotley Bridge Office

     

    7 Front Street
    Shotley Bridge
    Consett
    County Durham
    DH8 0HH