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HMRC announcements: week ending 2 March 2007
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HMRC announcements: week ending 2 March 2007
04/03/2007, by Sarah Laing, Tax News - HMRC Administration, Practice and Methods
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A quick guide to recent additions to the HM Revenue & Customs website.

Week ending 2 March

What’s new?

  • Charities and bond washing - HMRC has recently approached some charities about their potential liabilities under the bond washing legislation;
  • Pensions Tax Simplification, Newsletter No 25;
  • Share Schemes – EMI form EMI40(2007) now available;
  • Stamp Taxes: Technical,  Newsletter issue 4;
  • Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit take-up rates 2004-05 published;
  • The Draft Corporation Tax (Taxation of Films) (Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2007 and Explanatory Memorandum;
  • The Draft Social Security (Contributions) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2007;
  • Distributing Offshore Funds - new updated list of certified funds as at 28 February 2007;
  • VAT Notice 101: Deferring duty, VAT and other charges - Update 2 (March 2007);
  • The Stamp Duty and Stamp Duty Reserve Tax (Extension of Exceptions relating to Recognised Exchanges) (Amendment) Regulations 2007 (SI 2007/458); and
  • The Tax and Civil Partnership Regulations 2007 (SI 21007/493) and Explanatory Memorandum – these regualtions make consequential amendmentss to the legislation governing the new pensions regime from 6 April 2006, so that references to “marrying” “marriage” and “spouse or ex-spouse” are updated to include civil partnerships and civil partners or former civil partners.

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Sarah Laing
Editor, TaxationWeb News

Sarah is a Chartered Tax Adviser. She has been writing professionally since joining CCH Editions in 1998 as a Senior Technical Editor, contributing to a range of highly regarded publications including the British Tax Reporter, Taxes - The Weekly Tax News, the Red & Green legislation volumes, Hardman's, International Tax Agreements and many others. She became Publishing Manager for the tax and accounting portfolio in 2001 and later went on to help run CCH Seminars (including ABG Courses and Conferences).

Sarah originally worked for the Inland Revenue in Newbury and Swindon Tax Offices, before moving out into practice in 1991. She has worked for both small and Big 5 firms. She now works as a freelance author providing technical writing services for the tax and accountancy profession.

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