Scottish income tax

Scotland’s draft Budget for 2018/19 has now been released and details of the proposed Scottish tax changes can be found here https://www.budget.scot/

UK Autumn Budget 2017

Last month the UK Government published their Autumn Budget 2017 documents together with a 25 point summary of things that you need to know and further details can be found here https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/autumn-budget-2017 Also, details of the Autumn 2017 Budget tax changes can be found here at chapter 4 https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/autumn-budget-2017-documents/autumn-budget-2017
As a result of the above, many more HMRC tax consultations have been opened and further details of those can be found here https://www.gov.uk/government/publications?departments%5B%5D=hm-revenue-customs&publication_filter_option=consultations

More on tax avoidance

The Tax Justice Network is worth following and their December, 2017 monthly podcast is also worth listening to and you can find more details and a download link for that here https://www.taxjustice.net/
Also, you may like to sign up for emails from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists who have played an integral part in monitoring developments with the Panama and then the Paradise papers and further details can be found here https://www.icij.org/
We are experienced ex Big 4 London UK personal tax specialists and we will be delighted to discuss with you how we and/or our network can help you with your UK tax issues.

Contributed by: David Watts, of Watts Woollett LLP, E: david@wwtax.co.uk, W: www.wwtax.co.uk