MPs launch inquiry into 'complex and burdensome' VAT

Plus two further tax inquiries

Hannah Godfrey
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Nicky Morgan: "We will examine the chief concerns for HMRC and businesses going forward, and what impact Brexit will have on HMRC's efforts to reduce the VAT element of the tax gap."
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Nicky Morgan: "We will examine the chief concerns for HMRC and businesses going forward, and what impact Brexit will have on HMRC's efforts to reduce the VAT element of the tax gap."

The Treasury Committee has launched a wide-ranging inquiry on VAT while the Treasury sub-committee is to conduct two further inquiries into tax avoidance and evasion, and the resolution of tax disputes.

There will be four components to the committee's VAT inquiry, including considering where VAT causes the biggest problems for business, how the situation might be improved, and how disagreements be...

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