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This Practice Note draws together content on the fiscal events throughout the tax year 2019–20 starting with the release of draft provisions for Finance Bill 2020,...

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This Practice Note draws together content on the fiscal events throughout the tax year 2019–20 starting with the release of draft provisions for Finance Bill 2019–20,...

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Devolution is the process of pushing down decision-making to lower levels within the nation-state. Domestically, it refers to the process of giving the smaller nations...

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This Practice Note tracks the progress of UK legislation introduced as part of the legislative project associated with the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. It includes a...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. It tracks the progress of UK primary legislation introduced as part of the legislative preparation...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. It tracks the progress of UK primary legislation introduced as part of the legislative preparation...

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On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum on its membership of the EU, with a majority voting in favour of the UK leaving the EU. On 29 March 2017, the UK Prime Minister...

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This Practice Note outlines the possible arrangements for trading with the EU Member States, with reference to key models for existing trading relationships which have...

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The UK’s formal withdrawal from the EU took effect at 11 pm on 31 January 2020 (exit day). At this point, the withdrawal period under Article 50 TEU came to an end and...

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This Practice Note sets out the areas of UK tax law that are likely to be affected by the UK's exit from the European Union (EU) (Brexit) and how—explaining what the...

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For a spreadsheet listing all tax-related Brexit Statutory Instruments and Acts, click below. Click here for the Brexit Tax Legislation tracker. The Brexit Tax...

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This Practice Note sets out the areas of UK tax law that are likely to be affected by the UK's exit from the European Union (EU) (Brexit) and how—explaining what the...

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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note is not being maintained. It tracked the passage of the Bill through Parliament to its publication as an Act, and highlighted key...

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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation...

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This Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law, which is an entirely new legal concept introduced to UK domestic law in preparation for Brexit. It...

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November 2019 DateTypeDetails 1 November 2019Legislation The Finance Act 2019, Schedule 18 (VAT Groups: Eligibility) (Appointed Day) Regulations 2019 come into force on...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19):As a result of coronavirus (COVID-19) many events have been postponed and cancelled at short notice, in particular much of the proceedings of the...

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What is landfill disposals tax? Landfill disposals tax is an environmental tax administrated by the Welsh Revenue Authority. Since 1 April 2018, disposals to landfill in...

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Retained EU law is a concept introduced by the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (EU(W)A 2018) in preparation for Brexit, creating a brand new category of domestic...

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These training materials consist of template PowerPoint slides that can be used as the basis of one or more training seminars providing an introduction to retained EU...

Precedents

Produced in partnership with David Small of Arnot Manderson Advocates and Ronnie Brown of Burness Paull LLP The background to land and buildings transactions tax (LBTT)...

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FORTHCOMING CHANGE in relation to rates of LBTT on NPV of rent: At Scottish Budget 2020, the Scottish government introduced a 2% rate of LBTT to apply where the NPV of...

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Produced in partnership with David Small of Arnot Manderson Advocates and Ronnie Brown of Burness Paull LLP FORTHCOMING CHANGE relating to PAIFs and CoACS: The Scottish...

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Produced in partnership with David Small of Arnot Manderson Advocates and Ronnie Brown of Burness Paull LLP Land and buildings transaction tax (LBTT) replaced stamp duty...

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The Scottish general anti-avoidance rule (Scottish GAAR) aims to protect revenue through counteracting tax avoidance arrangements, and is intended to work in tandem with...

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What is Scottish landfill tax? Scottish landfill tax (SLfT) is an environmental tax administrated by Revenue Scotland with support from the Scottish Environment...

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