Draft Finance Bill 2017: Making Tax Digital for Business Contents

Appendix 2: List of witnesses

Evidence is published online at http://www.parliament.uk/finance-bill-2017-sub-committee and available for inspection at the Parliamentary Archives (020 7219 3074).

Evidence received by the Committee is listed below in chronological order of oral evidence session and in alphabetical order. Those witnesses marked with * gave both oral evidence and written evidence. Those marked with ** gave oral evidence and did not submit any written evidence. All other witnesses submitted written evidence only.

Oral evidence in chronological order

*

Mr John Whiting, Tax Director, Office of Tax Simplification

QQ 1–10

**

Professor Richard Murphy, Director of Tax Research UK and Professor of Practice in International Political Economy, City, University of London, Tax Research UK

*

Mr Robin Williamson, Technical Director, Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG)

**

Mr Kevin Hart, Head of Payroll and Third Party Integration at B&CE (The People’s Pension), Business Application Software Developers Association (BADSA)

QQ 11–18

**

Mr Kevin Dady, Group CEO, IRIS Software Group

**

Ms Tina Riches, National Tax Partner, Smith and Williamson

QQ 19–27

**

Mr Michael Steed, Co-chair of ATT’s Technical Steering Group, Kaplan Leadership and Professional Development

**

Ms Rebecca Bennyworth, Council member, Institute Of Chartered Accountants In England and Wales (ICAEW)

**

Mr David Lyford-Smith, Technical Manager, Institute Of Chartered Accountants In England and Wales (ICAEW)

QQ 28–34

*

Mr Michael Parker, Head of Tax, National Farmers’ Union (NFU)

QQ 35–41

*

Mr Roger Southam, Member, Administrative Burdens Advisory Board (ABAB)

**

Mr Edward Woodall, Head of Policy and Public Affairs, Association of Convenience Stores (ACS)

*

Mr Douglas Haig, Vice-Chairman and Director of Wales, Residential Landlords Association (RLA)

QQ 42–46

*

Ms Theresa Middleton, Programme Director, Making Tax Digital (Business), HM Revenue and Customs

QQ 47–56

*

Mr Jim Harra, Director General, Customer Strategy and Tax Design, HM Revenue and Customs

*

Ms Lucy Pink, Deputy Director, Tax Administration Spending and Reform, HM Treasury

Alphabetical list of all witnesses

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

FBS0029 FBS0062

Accounts Direct

FBS0007

*

Administrative Burdens Advisory Board (ABAB)

FBS0011

AJ Carter & Co

FBS0047

Anstee Gorst Ltd

FBS0050

Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)

FBS0004

Huw Baker

FBS0033

Breckman & Company

FBS0039

Martin Chance

FBS0041

Charity Tax Group

FBS0058

Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT)

FBS0023 FBS0060

Linda Cotterill

FBS0059

Country Land and Business Association

FBS0022

Crunch

FBS0001

DP Marshall

FBS0035

Carol Duckfield

FBS0030

Dyke Ruscoe & Hayes Ltd

FBS0020

Equity

FBS0009

Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)

FBS0032

Fiona Fielder

FBS0043

Margaret Fuller

FBS0068

Galbraith Pritchards

FBS0040

Chris Gladwell

FBS0027

Joyce Griffiths

FBS0034

*

HM Treasury and HMRC

FBS0065 FBS0066

Neil Houstoun

FBS0017

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS)

FBS0024 FBS0056

James Smith (Accountant) Ltd

FBS0006

Joint Tax Committee of Construction

FBS0067

JT AccountS

FBS0046

Keith Gibbons Limited

FBS0057

Diana Kimpton

FBS0048

Knights & Co

FBS0044

KzzJ Ltd

FBS0026

Sarah Lawrence

FBS0042

LCB Limited

FBS0014

*

Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG)

FBS0053

Rich Mellor

FBS0045

Michael C Feltham and Associates (MCFA)

FBS0021

Moore Stephens South LLP and Moore Stephens LLP

FBS0010

Richard Murphy

FBS0028

Nadim Buksh

FBS0051

*

National Farmers’ Union (NFU)

FBS0012 FBS0055

Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce and Milton Keynes Chamber of Commerce

FBS0025

Oaktree Accountancy

FBS0008

*

Office of Tax Simplification

FBS0019

P McKelvey & Co

FBS0038

*

Residential Landlords Association (RLA)

FBS0063

Richardson Accountancy Ltd

FBS0036

Ross Martin Tax Consultancy

FBS0031

Sage Group Plc

FBS0064

Dawn Saunders

FBS0037

Simon Hollingdale Accounts

FBS0016

Stour Business Partners Limited

FBS0018

TaxAid

FBS0061

UK200Group

FBS0049 FBS0054

Yorkshire Education Support Services

FBS0052





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