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17 April 2018
Issue: 4643 / Categories: News

Electric cars; Negligible value; VAT;Savings tax; Gaming

Electric cars

HMRC has published draft guidance on workplace charging tax exemptions for electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. Comments should be emailed to here by 5 July.


Negligible value

HMRC has accepted securities in Carillion plc as having negligible value for capital gains tax purposes under TCGA 1992 s 24(2). The effective date is 15 January 2018.



The House of Commons’ European Scrutiny Committee has issued a report  VAT: EU proposals for reform and the implications of Brexit. It seeks more detail from the Treasury about the government’s VAT arrangements for cross-border trade between the UK and the EU after Brexit.


Savings tax

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has published two reports on how savings are taxed and the use of net wealth taxes in OECD member nations.



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