Business and Other Briefings

BISMeasures to make the international system of patent application faster & more effective were announced last week by the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) with changes to the UK’s Fast Track system. These moves come as part of a wider effort by the UK and US intellectual property authorities to get more businesses to use the PCT system.
Press release & links
 
HMRCRevenue & Customs Brief 18/122
This clarifies the Landfill Tax treatment of material used on a landfill site and the classification of waste published in Revenue & Customs Brief 15/12.
 
HMRCPeople trading on the internet who haven’t paid all the tax they owe have 1 week left to take part in an opportunity offered by HM Revenue & Customs to get their tax affairs in order on the best terms available – See ‘In the News’ section for more information.
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