Weekly Tax Update 27 March 2018

The latest tax and VAT round up for this week.

Hmrc Transfer Pricing May 22 1500X1000
Geoff Everett, Andrew Wilkes
Published: 27 Mar 2018 Updated: 31 Jan 2023

In this week's tax update:


  • John Cooney
  • Tax Update and Easter
  • New guidance on pooling notices
  • European Parliament agrees composition of new committee

Trust, estates and IHT

  • Trust Registration service (TRS) – SDRT clarification from HMRC

Business tax

  • Summary of responses to consultation on Large Business Compliance
  • EC publishes proposals on digital taxation
  • OECD interim report on the tax challenges of digitalisation
  • CA dismisses loan relationship avoidance arrangements
  • Disincorporation relief will not be available after 31 March 2018


  • VAT - Exempt payment transfers or taxable debt collection?

By necessity, this briefing can only provide a short overview and it is essential to seek professional advice before applying the contents of this article. This briefing does not constitute advice nor a recommendation relating to the acquisition or disposal of investments. No responsibility can be taken for any loss arising from action taken or refrained from on the basis of this publication. Details correct at time of writing.


This article was previously published on Smith & Williamson prior to the launch of Evelyn Partners.