Weekly tax brief - 26 October 2016

In this edition of RSM’s weekly round-up of the most important tax news, we cover the latest developments.

Flexible payments from pensions not increasing as fast as expected

26 October 2016

Flexible payments from pensions are becoming more popular, but is the Treasury collecting as much tax as it expected?

Will landlord tax changes be reversed in Autumn Statement?

26 October 2016

With the scrapping of pension annuity sales confirming that Theresa May’s government is prepared to reverse some of the policies of her predecessors, we ask whether the landlord tax changes might succumb to the new Chancellor’s hatchet in the Autumn Statement.

Don't let 31 October tax deadline become a Halloween horror

26 October 2016

Timing, transparency and full disclosure is the best approach to avoid a fright from HMRC this Halloween. But do you need to self-assess this year and will you hit the deadline?