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KPMG Global Brexit webinar: slides and recording available

On 5 October 2016 KPMG in the UK held a Global webinar exploring the tax implications of Brexit

UK tax gap data for 2016 published

The official HMRC estimate of the UK tax gap for 2014-15 is 6.5 percent.

OECD plans to improve dispute resolution under BEPS action 14

The OECD publish details of the peer review process designed to improve dispute resolution under the MAP process in double tax treaties

Corporate Facilitation Offence legislation laid before Parliament

Draft legislation on the Corporate Offence of failure to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion was laid before Parliament on 13 October

Supreme Court decision: Ingenious Media Holdings plc v HMRC

The Supreme Court allowed the taxpayer’s appeal in relation to a confidentiality breach by HMRC.

US: Final regulations under section 385 released

The regulations are intended to address the treatment of related party debt for US tax purposes

Extension of the corporation tax interim securitisation regime

The interim regime for securitisation companies has been extended to apply to periods of account ending before 1 January 2037.

VAT: Alan Desmond Manifold t/a Easy Living Meals on Wheels – FTT decision

The First-tier Tribunal found that supplies of hot food to elderly and house bound residents are standard rated supplies of catering.

VAT: Kati Zombory-Moldovan t/a Craft Carnival – Upper Tribunal decision

The Upper Tribunal has allowed HMRC’s appeal in this case concerning the provision of stalls and pitches at organised events.

The post-Brexit interpretation of UK VAT law

A recent Tax Journal article looks at the potential effect of Brexit on the UK VAT system.

Week in Tax

Every week, KPMG member firms around the world publish updates on developments in their country. Week in Tax highlights a selection that may be of interest to our readers.

Other news in brief

A round up of other news this week

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