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Budget 2020

Policy papers and consultations

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  1. Preventing abuse of the R&D tax relief for SMEs: second consultation

    Budget 2020 announced the R&D PAYE cap, proposed in 2018, would be delayed by a year to allow time to consult on policy changes, which better focus the measure.

  2. Overseas funds regime: a consultation

    The Government is consulting on proposals to simplify the process for allowing investment funds set up overseas to be marketed in the UK.

  3. Public Works Loan Board: Future lending terms consultation

    The government is seeking views from local authorities and other stakeholders on the lending terms of the Public Works Loan Board.

  4. Financial Services Future Regulatory Framework Review

    A Call for Evidence seeking views on regulatory coordination in the financial services sector.

  5. A consultation on the Reform to Retail Prices Index (RPI) Methodology

    The Government and the UK Statistics Authority (UKSA) have launched a consultation on UKSA’s proposal to address the shortcomings of the Retail Prices Index (RPI) measure of inflation.

  6. Market access arrangements for financial services between the UK and Gibraltar: a consultation

    The Government is consulting on proposals to introduce new market access arrangements for financial services between the UK and Gibraltar.

  7. A consultation on duty-free and tax-free goods carried by passengers.

    The consultation asks for evidence and views on the potential approach to duty-free and tax-free goods arising from the UK’s new relationship with the EU.

  8. Tax treatment of asset holding companies in alternative fund structures

    This consultation explores whether changes to the tax treatment of companies used by funds to hold assets could make the UK a more attractive location for these companies.

  9. Plastic Packaging Tax: policy design

    This consultation seeks views on areas of the Plastic Packaging Tax which have been further refined as we move closer to the implementation date of April 2022.