Weekly tax brief | 9 October 2019

Brexit delays VAT simplification
Philip Munn
The latest report from the Office of Tax Simplification reveals that, while there has been some progress on VAT reform, the bigger question around the VAT threshold remains unresolved. 

Could inheritance tax really be abolished?
Alex Foster
Last week both the Chancellor, Sajid Javid, and the Communities Secretary, Robert Jenrick, hinted at major changes to inheritance tax (IHT) – and potentially even its abolition – but is that really likely? 

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