Welsh tax plans to build momentum in 2019

28 Feb 2019 11:38 AM

Finance Minister, Rebecca Evans yesterday announced the Welsh Government’s Tax Policy Work Plan for 2019.

This year's plan focuses on developing our approach to taxation in Wales – exploring the scope for continued improvement to tax administration, while further strengthening the links between tax and policy areas, and ensuring taxes remain fair throughout this process.

Some of the highlights of the 2019 work plan are:

Minister for Finance and Trefnydd yesterday said:

“Our annual tax policy work plan is an important part of the communication process, building on what we have achieved and learned so far and identifying areas we want to explore further.

“I am committed to ensuring our tax policy is developed in an open and transparent manner and this plan is an invitation to anyone who wishes to contribute to our thinking, and help shape Welsh tax policy.”

The Welsh Government’s tax policy is being developed in line with the principles set out in our Tax Policy Framework. A report summarising the main findings will be published alongside the draft Budget in the autumn.

Tax policy work plan 2019