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Tax after coronavirus

Inquiry

This inquiry will examine the tax system following the reconstruction of the economy after the unprecedented economic fallout of the coronavirus crisis.

It will look at what the major long-term pressures on the UK tax system are, what more the UK can do to protect its tax base from globalisation and technological change, and whether such pressures should be met with tax reform.

The Committee will also seek evidence on what overall level of taxation the economy can bear, the role of tax reliefs in rebuilding the economy, and whether there is a role for windfall taxes in the post-coronavirus world.

Read theĀ call for evidence for more detail about the inquiry.

Reports, special reports and government responses

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Twelfth Report - Tax after coronavirus
Inquiry Tax after coronavirus
Committees Treasury Committee
HC 664
Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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18 January 2021
Inquiry Tax after coronavirus
Witnesses HM Treasury, Beth Russell (Director General, Tax and Welfare at HM Treasury), and Mike Williams (Director Business and International Tax at HM Treasury)
Committees Treasury Committee
Oral Evidence
16 December 2020
Inquiry Tax after coronavirus
Witnesses Chris Sanger (Global Government leader and Chair of the Tax Professionals Forum at Ernst and Young), Alex Cobham (CEO at Tax Justice Network), Tom Clougherty (Head of Tax at Centre for Policy Studies), and Annie Gascoyne (Director of Economic Policy at Confederation of British Industry (CBI))
Committees Treasury Committee
Oral Evidence
18 November 2020
Inquiry Tax after coronavirus
Witnesses Arun Advani (Assistant Professor at Department of Economics, University of Warwick), Emma Chamberlain OBE (Barrister at Pump Court Tax Chambers), Robert Palmer (Executive Director at Tax Justice UK), Tim Worstall (Senior Fellow at Adam Smith Institute), and Sir Edward Troup (Former First Permanent Secretary at HM Revenue and Customs)
Committees Treasury Committee
Oral Evidence
TAC0126 - Tax after coronavirus
Witnesses Merlin Entertainments
Committees Treasury Committee
Written Evidence
TAC0125 - Tax after coronavirus
Witnesses Airlines UK
Committees Treasury Committee
Written Evidence
TAC0124 - Tax after coronavirus
Witnesses Charity Tax Group
Committees Treasury Committee
Written Evidence