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Virtually Live 2020

Tax policy in a post COVID world

Speakers: Jesse Norman MP, Cerys McDonald, Jane McCormick, Frank Haskew

Schedule: 20 Aug 2020 10:45 - 11:30 BST

 Please note: The Financial Secretary to the Treasury experienced significant sound issues during the recording. The full text of his speech can be accessed from gov.uk

Overview

Jesse Norman MP, Financial Secretary to the Treasury, opened this session with a live statement on the government's response to the COVID crisis.

His statement was followed by an expert panel discussion chaired by ICAEW's Tax Faculty, which has been at the heart of support to members, particularly in regards to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. The discussion focused on:

Today – responding to the COVID crisis

  • Government’s response and likely next steps.
  • Paying for the COVID crisis.
  • Pressures on the tax system.

Tomorrow – what will the future look like

  • The UK as an independent trading nation.
  • How should we tax digital services?
  • Digitalisation and future tax admin system

We are all in this together

  • Covid has highlighted that HMRC, HMT and the tax profession can work together as trusted partners.
  • HMRC’s strategy for tax agents 

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The panel

Jesse Norman
Jesse Norman MP Financial Secretary to the Treasury

Jesse will sharing his thoughts on our panel the importance of tax policy

Cerys McDonald is Director for Tax Strategy and Professionalism at HMRC and a speaker at Virtually Live 2020
Cerys McDonald Director for Tax Strategy and Professionalism, HMRC

Cerys will be sharing her thoughts on our panel session on the importance of tax policy.

Jane McCormick , Global Head of Tax & Legal Services at KPMG International and speaker at ICAEW Virtually Live 2020
Jane McCormick Global Head of Tax and Legal Services, KPMG

Jane will be sharing her thoughts on our panel session on the importance of tax policy.

Frank Haskew, Head of Tax, ICAEW
Frank Haskew Head of Tax Faculty, ICAEW

Frank will be sharing his thoughts on the: Importance of tax policy panel

Virtually Live Resources
Supporting content for Virtually Live 2020: The economic impact of COVID
Knowledge

Additional articles and content on technical areas including: audit, business advisory, financial reporting, risk management and tax.

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