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UK Taxation (General)

UK Taxation (General)

Tax Faculty of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

Large range of resources related to UK taxation including technical information on the current issues. Including an extensive tax links database of their own (see the resources section of their site)

External web link - http://www.icaew.co.uk/taxfac/

The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT)

The aim of this site is to provide comprehensive, current tax information to members, students, tax professionals and those seeking advice.

External web link - https://www.tax.org.uk/homepage

ICAEW Library UK Tax Links

Detailed set of tax links related to many aspects of UK taxation practice.

External web link - http://www.icaew.co.uk/menus/links/tax.htm

HM Revenue and Customs (UK Tax)

External web link - https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/hm-revenue-customs

Organisation for Co-operation and Economic Development (OECD)

External web link - http://www.oecd.org/

Institute of Directors Tax Briefings

Quarterly tax briefings on current tax issues produced by the IOD Policy Unit.

External web link - https://www.iod.com/news/our-experts/papers

TaxZone from AccountingWeb

Huge UK tax website and community containing many resources you will find of use in studying UK taxation, especially current issues.

External web link - http://www.taxzone.co.uk/

Enhanced Capital Allowances Scheme website

Details of 100% First Year Allowances for Energy-saving plant and machinery brought into effect in UK by 2001 budget.

External web link - https://etl.decc.gov.uk/

Climate Levy Change Discount Scheme

In the recent past, UK businesses became liable for the Climate Change Levy (CCL), a new energy tax that adds about 15% to typical energy bills. Many intensive users of energy are able to join Climate Change Levy Agreements helping mitigate the effects this tax. Under these agreements, business that accept and subsequently meet energy reduction targets will receive an 80% levy discount until the year 2013.

External web link - https://www.cclevy.com/

Digita Software Tax Calculators

A whole range of, free, simple, online tax calculators to assist you in doing basic tax computations (or checking your manually done sums of course!). Includes a student loan repayment calculator, for example.

External web link - http://www.digita.com/taxcentral/home/reference/calculators/default.asp

Institute for Fiscal Studies: Fiscal Facts Pages

Contains information about the UK tax and benefit system, both current rates and thresholds, and rates and nominal thresholds back to 1973 for the main direct and indirect taxes.

External web link - https://www.ifs.org.uk/taxsystem

UK and EU VAT Number Checker

Tool to check the validity of VAT registration numbers for the various EU states, including the UK.

External web link - http://europa.eu.int/comm/taxation_customs/vies/en/vieshome.htm

CIOT Talking Tax Website

Created by the Chartered Institute of Tax and the ATT this website provides a broad, if basic, overview of the UK tax system. It is designed for students studying GCSE citizenship and includes activity sheets, a link to order videos (for teachers only), fantasy budget 'game' link and other materials. Recntly added is a section for University students who are interested in tax as a career after graduation.

External web link - http://www.taxtalking.org.uk/