A round up of other news this week.
HMRC have published an overview of the main changes from Spring Budget 2017 that affect Corporation Tax.
The OECD will present the findings of a report in a webcast on Wednesday 13 September. The report, Tax Policy Reforms 2017 – OECD and Selected Partner Economies, compares tax reforms that were implemented, legislated or announced in 2016 in various countries around the world.
Greenland, Cambodia, Madagascar and Haiti have joined the OECD’s Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes.
The Scottish Government has released its 2017-18 Programme for Government. Among the announcements is an upcoming consultation on setting Scottish income tax rates, which will analyse a variety of different options and proposals to inform discussions on the use of Scotland’s tax powers.
In the next KPMG Employers’ Club webinar, taking place on Wednesday 27 September at 11am, an update will be provided on the Brexit landscape for employers in relation to the impact on their people. Register here.
The Tax Matters Digest consultation tracker for September can be found here.
KPMG launched its annual HR Transformation survey, which has highlighted the lack of acceptance among organisations of the business case to transform HR functions and adapt to the disruptive business environment.
The UK’s head of oil and gas at KPMG, Mark Andrews has released his comments response to Oil & Gas UK’s economic report on the rise in North Sea production.
The latest KPMG-BRC retail sales monitor for August 2017 has revealed a 1.3 percent increase in like-for-like sales in the UK retail sector.