UK government postpones summer finance bill, extends digitisation timetable

The UK’s “summer finance bill” will now be introduced in September and will set out a deferred timetable for implementation of the controversial Making Tax Digital programme, the government announced …

Taxpayers and advisers had been “waiting with bated breath” for news of the finance bill, CIOT President John Preston said. While the measures dropped from the pre-election bill will be reintroduced in “more or less the same form,” detailed questions remain to be answered … Read more:

My news story for Tax Analysts, July 14 (paywall)