Waiting for tax simplification

Jolyon Maugham’s blog is well worth following if you want to get behind some of the rhetoric and understand better why tax has become such a hot topic. Jolyon has done much to raise the level of the debate and his guest blogs are a welcome contribution.

This post by PwC’s head of tax, Kevin Nicholson, discusses PwC’s “future tax” campaign. The comments provide a useful reminder that there are several reasons for the complexity of the current system, and illustrate why tax simplification will always be far easier said than done.