Taxation APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 27/01/2021

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To look at and understand tax policy and taxation on all levels including simplification and digitalisation, EU Brexit and its impact on the UK’s taxation system, and international taxation. To work in partnership with HM Treasury to create a 'safe space' for Parliamentarians and interested stakeholders to meet, discuss and develop innovative proposals to reform, simplify and make the UK’s taxation system fairer.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.


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Recent Documents related to Taxation

1. Double Taxation Treaty Passport Scheme register
03/12/2019 - HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
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Found: Double Taxation Treaty Passport Scheme register - GOV.UK

2. Netherlands: tax treaties
06/01/2020 - HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
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Found: Double Taxation Convention – in force PDF, 363KB, 48 pages 2008 Netherlands Double Taxation Convention

3. Germany: tax treaties
15/01/2021 - HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
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Found: Documents 2020 Germany-UK Protocol to the Double Taxation Convention not in force PDF, 169KB, 8 pages

4. Cyprus: tax treaties
21/10/2019 - HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
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Found: Double Taxation Convention – in force PDF, 299KB, 3 pages 2018 Cyprus and UK Double Taxation Convention

5. Taxation and Accountability: How to Improve the State-Citizen Social Contract Through Taxation
29/10/2019 - Department for International Development
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Found: Taxation and Accountability: How to Improve the State-Citizen Social Contract Through Taxation - GOV

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Taxation

1. Tax: Church Action for Tax Justice Reports
21/01/2021 - Grand Committee

1: banking and payment system to be able to operate a taxation system in real time for the benefit of all. It - Speech Link
2: dimensions. Our starting point at this juncture is that taxation is, or should be, about a common good—not a necessary - Speech Link
3: up, but that cannot be done without considering taxation, both direct and indirect.Secondly, I make - Speech Link
4: understanding of the economic impact of direct taxation. However, it is abundantly clear that, whatever - Speech Link
5: internationally to prevent national competition on low taxation and end the blight of tax havens.One thing - Speech Link

2. Beer Taxation and Pubs
28/03/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: move,That this House has considered beer taxation and pubs.I am delighted to have secured - Speech Link
2: economy and contributes almost £13 billion in taxation to the Treasury. Some of us would argue that that - Speech Link
3: there are some stark figures about the impact of taxation on the sector that we need to acknowledge. Amazon - Speech Link
4: colleagues for securing this debate about beer taxation and pubs. The wider aspect of this is pubs as - Speech Link
5: more on offer.Mention has been made of taxation on beer, which is huge. At £13 billion, it is - Speech Link
6: seem to make much progress when it comes to their taxation. The other affected area is the working men’s - Speech Link

3. Digital Taxation
27/03/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered digital taxation.It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship - Speech Link
2: and champion the transition to a digital form of taxation. The issue here is not only the businesses that - Speech Link
3: online but are very small. I suggest that any such taxation—whether a new tax or an amendment to the existing - Speech Link
4: established is that of a level playing field on taxation as a whole across commerce. If we do not ensure - Speech Link

4. Finance (No. 2) Bill (Fifth sitting)
16/01/2018 - Public Bill Committees

1: 13—Review of effectiveness of limit to double taxation relief—“(1) No later than 31 March 2019 - Speech Link
2: operate overseas through branches. To prevent double taxation on the profits of those branches—tax payable both - Speech Link
3: effectiveness in deterring the inappropriate use of double taxation relief, particularly as they relate both to funds - Speech Link

5. Finance Bill (First sitting)
04/06/2020 - Public Bill Committees

1: the following issues—(a) the effect on taxation revenue of maintaining income tax rates for 2020-2021; - Speech Link
2: the following issues—(a) the effect on taxation revenue of maintaining income tax rates for 2020-2021; - Speech Link
3: the starting rate limit in 2015, mean that the taxation arrangements for savings income are very generous - Speech Link
4: for Fiscal Studies, the Chartered Institute of Taxation and the Institute for Government, which was published - Speech Link
5: the Government will adopt in their approach to taxation and social security will play an important role - Speech Link
6: assessment of the following—(a) the effect on taxation revenue of maintaining the level of corporation - Speech Link
7: building a stronger evidence base for corporation taxation rates is long overdue. We do not believe that - Speech Link

6. Finance Bill (Fifth sitting)
11/06/2020 - Public Bill Committees

1: tax, as set out by the Chartered Institute of Taxation. I appreciate that the legislation has been modified - Speech Link
2: including the UK’s. The Chartered Institute of Taxation has also highlighted the risks of provoking retaliation - Speech Link
3: aware of concerns about the potential for double taxation. The publication Tax Journal has warned that the - Speech Link
4: competition, and a more level playing field in taxation will help give them the space to evolve.I - Speech Link

7. Delegated Legislation
20/11/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: Capital Gains TaxThat the draft Double Taxation Relief and International Tax Enforcement (Jersey) - Speech Link

8. Delegated Legislation
14/05/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: Capital Gains TaxThat the draft Double Taxation Relief (Switzerland) Order 2018, which was laid - Speech Link

9. CUSTOMS TARIFF (ESTABLISHMENT) (EU EXIT) REGULATIONS 2020 TAXATION CROSS-BORDER TRADE (SPECIAL PROCEDURES SUPPLEMENTARY AND GENERAL PROVISION ETC.) (EU EXIT) REGULATIONS 2020 CUSTOMS TARIFF (ESTABLISHMENT AND SUSPENSION OF IMPORT DUTY) (EU EXIT) (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS 2021
22/02/2021 - General Committees

1: With this it will be convenient to consider the Taxation Cross-border Trade (Special Procedures Supplementary - Speech Link
2: force the following day, as I will explain. The Taxation Cross-border Trade (Special Procedures Supplementary - Speech Link
3: today.Question put and agreed to.TAXATION CROSS-BORDER TRADE (SPECIAL PROCEDURES SUPPLEMENTARY - Speech Link

10. Double Taxation Convention: United Kingdom and Sweden
23/02/2021 - Written Statements

1: A protocol to the Double Taxation Convention with Sweden was signed on 23 February. The protocol - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Taxation
1. Taxation
asked by: Matthew Offord
23/07/2020
... what estimate he has made of the amount of tax raised by Stamp Duty by (a) new builds and (b) established properties in each of the last five years.

2. Taxation
asked by: Dan Carden
25/09/2020
... the International Tax Compliance (Amendment) Regulations 2017 and the International Tax Compliance (Amendment) Regulations 2020.

3. Taxation
asked by: Dan Carden
07/10/2020
... what his timescale is for publishing (a) further aggregate statistics on the data held by HMRC on non-resident account holders as reported by UK financial institutions and (b) aggregate statistics on the data received by HMRC from countries participating in information exchange on financial accounts.

4. Taxation
asked by: Dan Carden
01/10/2020
... if he will (a) request and (b) publish aggregate statistics on the data held by HMRC as reported by UK financial institutions under the International Tax Compliance Regulations 2015 (as amended) for the total and average value of holdings in financial accounts by (i) year and (ii) country of tax residence of the account holder.

5. Taxation
asked by: Dan Carden
01/10/2020
... (iii) US Foreign Account Compliance Act and (iv) any similar arrangements for the (A) total and (B) average value of holdings of UK tax residents in financial accounts by (1) year and (2) country of the accounts.

Latest Questions
8 Current APPG Officers
Nigel Mills Portrait
Nigel Mills
Vice Chair
Conservative - Amber Valley
Joined: 11th September 2019
Joy Morrissey Portrait
Joy Morrissey
Vice Chair
Conservative - Beaconsfield
Joined: 20th May 2020
1 APPG Membership
British Sikhs
Lord McKenzie of Luton Portrait
Lord McKenzie of Luton
Treasurer
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 31st August 2016
1 APPG Membership
Occupational Safety and Health
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Mr Ian Liddell-Grainger MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8149.

Email: ianlg@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Izzy Pugh-Cook, Grayling, 8th Floor, Holborn Gate, 26 Southampton Buildings, London WC2A 1 AN. Tel: 020 3861 3753

Email: izzy.pugh-cook@grayling.com

Secretariat:

Grayling acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.grayling.com/uk/en

Benefits in Kind
Date
4 Feb 2020
Source
Grayling
Description
Secretariat   From : 04/02/2020 To : 03/02/2021
Value
£9,001
Date
12 Jul 2019
Source
Tristan Fitzgerald Associates Ltd
Description
Secretariat   From : 12/07/2018 To : 11/07/2019
Value
£30,001
Date
12 Jul 2018
Source
Tristan Fitzgerald Associates Ltd
Description
Secretariat   From : 12/07/2018 To : 11/07/2019
Value
£16,501
Date
12 Jul 2017
Source
Tristan Fitzgerald Associates Ltd
Description
Secretariat   From : 12/07/2017 To : 11/07/2018
Value
£6,001
Date
12 Jul 2017
Source
Tristan Fitzgerald Associates Ltd
Description
Secretariat   From : 12/07/2017 To : 12/07/2018
Value
£6,001
Date
14 Jun 2016
Source
Tristan Fitzgerald Associates
Description
Secretariat   From : 14/06/2016 To : 13/06/2017
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Taxation APPG

Former APPG Officers
Kelvin Hopkins Portrait
Kelvin Hopkins
Vice-Chairman
Independent - Former Member for Luton North
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 18th July 2018
No other APPG Memberships
David Warburton Portrait
David Warburton
Secretary
Conservative - Somerton and Frome
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 18th July 2018
Robert Neill Portrait
Robert Neill
Vice Chair
Conservative - Bromley and Chislehurst
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Nigel Evans Portrait
Nigel Evans
Vice Chair
Conservative - Ribble Valley
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 21st July 2016