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Finance Act 2020

grant certain duties, to alter other duties, and to amend the law relating to the national debt and the public revenue, and to make further provision in connection with finance.

Government Bill
(HM Treasury)

Official Bill Page Initial Explanatory Notes Initial Briefing papers Initial Library Notes

This bill has received Royal Assent and has become an Act of Parliament

Primary Bill Debate Contributors by Party

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Conservative Jesse Norman (View contribution) 69959 words
Democratic Unionist Party Jim Shannon (View contribution) 1318 words
Green Party Caroline Lucas (View contribution) 1282 words
Labour Wes Streeting (View contribution) 29580 words
Labour (Co-op) Anneliese Dodds (View contribution) 2075 words
Liberal Democrat Ed Davey (View contribution) 2035 words
Plaid Cymru Ben Lake (View contribution) 1901 words
Scottish National Party Alison Thewliss (View contribution) 20442 words

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons Completed
Lords Completed
Royal Assent

Most recent key documents

Date Type Title
22 Jul 2020 Act of Parliament Finance Act 2020 (c. 14)
2 Jul 2020 Bills HL Bill 123 (as introduced) (PDF)
27 Apr 2020 Briefing papers Briefing paper for Second Reading
7 Jul 2020 Library Notes Finance Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
19 Mar 2020 Explanatory Notes Bill 114 EN 2019-21 - provided by HM Treasury (PDF)
2 Jul 2020 Amendment papers Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 2 July 2020 (PDF)

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

Date Type Title
22/07/2020 Royal Assent (Hansard)
22/07/2020 Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings)
22/07/2020Act of Parliament Finance Act 2020 (c. 14)
17/07/2020 3rd reading: House of Lords
17/07/2020 3rd reading (Hansard): House of Lords
17/07/2020 3rd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
17/07/2020 Report stage: House of Lords
17/07/2020 Committee stage: House of Lords
17/07/2020 Committee negatived (Hansard): House of Lords
17/07/2020 Committee negatived (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
17/07/2020 2nd reading: House of Lords
17/07/2020 2nd reading (Hansard): House of Lords
17/07/2020 2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
10/07/2020Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons Tracked changes version of the bill as amended in the Commons compared to the version as introduced (PDF)
07/07/2020Library Notes Finance Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
03/07/2020Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Report Stage Proceedings (Day 1) (PDF)
03/07/2020Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Report Stage Proceedings (Day 2) (PDF)
02/07/2020 Report stage: House of Commons
02/07/2020 Report: 2nd sitting: House of Commons
02/07/2020 1st reading (Hansard): House of Lords
02/07/2020 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
02/07/2020Bills HL Bill 123 (as introduced) (PDF)
02/07/2020Amendment papers Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 2 July 2020 (PDF)
02/07/2020Amendment papers Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 2 July 2020 - large font accessible version (PDF)
01/07/2020 Report: 1st sitting: House of Commons
01/07/2020 Programme motion: House of Commons
01/07/2020 Ways and Means resolution: House of Commons
01/07/2020Amendment papers Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 1 July 2020 (PDF)
01/07/2020Amendment papers Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 1 July 2020 - large font accessible version (PDF)
01/07/2020Selection of amendments: Commons Speaker's provisional grouping and selection of Amendments (PDF)
30/06/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 29 June 2020 (PDF)
29/06/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 26 June 2020 (PDF)
26/06/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 25 June 2020 (PDF)
25/06/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 24 June 2020 (PDF)
24/06/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 23 June 2020 (PDF)
23/06/2020 Committee stage: House of Commons
23/06/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 22 June 2020 (PDF)
19/06/2020Bills Bill 142 2019-21 (as amended in Committee) (PDF)
19/06/2020Bills Bill 142 2019-21 (as amended in Committee) (PDF)
19/06/2020Bills Bill 142 2019-21 (as amended in Committee) large font (PDF)
19/06/2020Written evidence Written evidence submitted by the Tax Law Review Committee of the Institute of Fiscal Studies (FB32)
19/06/2020Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons All proceedings up to 18 June 2020 at Public Bill Committee Stage (PDF)
19/06/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 19 June 2020 (PDF)
19/06/2020Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 18 June 2020 (PDF)
18/06/2020 Committee Debate: 9th sitting: House of Commons
18/06/2020 Committee Debate: 10th sitting: House of Commons
18/06/2020 Committee Debates: compilation pdf of sitting so far: House of Commons
18/06/2020Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 18 June 2020 (PDF)
17/06/2020Written evidence Written evidence submitted by ETC Tax (FB28) (PDF)
17/06/2020Written evidence Written evidence submitted by the Small to Medium Business Group (SMB) and The Loan Charge Action Group (FB29)
17/06/2020Written evidence Written evidence submitted by the Small to Medium Business Group (SMB) (supplementary evidence) (FB30) (PDF)
17/06/2020Written evidence Written evidence submitted by the Chartered Institute of Taxation New Clause 1 and New Schedule 1 Workers' services provided through intermediaries (FB31) (PDF)
17/06/2020Will write letters Letter from Kemi Badenoch MP to Alison Thewliss MP, Wes Streeting MP, and Stephen Flynn MP regarding Clause 79 (Post duty point dilution of wine/made-wine) and alcohol duty generally: public health implications (PDF, 86KB)
17/06/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 16 June 2020 (PDF)
17/06/2020Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons All proceedings up to 16 June 2020 at Public Bill Committee Stage (PDF)
17/06/2020Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 16 June 2020 (PDF)
17/06/2020Will write letters Letter from Jesse Norman MP to Bridget Phillipson MP regarding Clause 77 (Stamp duty: acquisition of a target company's share capital) in cases where multiple shareholders of an unlisted company each own less than 25% of share capital (PDF, 51KB)
17/06/2020Will write letters Letter from Kemi Badenoch to Wes Streeting MP regarding on Clause 82: the measurement of carbon dioxide for Vehicle Excise Duty (PDF, 100KB)
17/06/2020Will write letters Letter from Kemi Badenoch MP to Wes Streeting MP regarding Clause 89-90, the effectiveness of the Climate Change Levy and plans for implementing a green gas levy (PDF, 84KB)
17/06/2020Will write letters Letter from Jesse Norman MP to Siobhain McDonagh MP and Andrew Rosindell MP regarding Clause 36 in Public Bill Committee: guidance on top slicing tax relief on life insurance policy gains (PDF, 50KB)
17/06/2020Selection of amendments: Commons Chairs’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments - Day 5 (18 June 2020) (PDF)
17/06/2020Will write letters Letter from Jesse Norman MP to Alison Thewliss MP regarding Clause 78, the number of businesses using the previous call-off stock arrangements (requiring them to register for VAT in an EU Member State) (PDF, 49KB)
16/06/2020 Committee Debate: 7th sitting: House of Commons
16/06/2020 Committee Debate: 8th sitting: House of Commons
16/06/2020Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 16 June 2020 (PDF)
15/06/2020Written evidence Written evidence submitted by the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) (FB01) (PDF)
15/06/2020Written evidence Written evidence submitted by Dr Graham Walker (FB02) (PDF)
15/06/2020Written evidence Written evidence submitted by Jonathan Kidd (FB04)
15/06/2020Written evidence Written evidence submitted by Martin Barber (FB05)
15/06/2020Written evidence Written evidence submitted by Peter Aveyard, Director of Lead BA Limited (FB06)
15/06/2020Written evidence Written evidence submitted by the Chartered Institute of Taxation Clauses 7-21 Employment Tax (FB07) (PDF)
15/06/2020Written evidence Written evidence submitted by the Chartered Institute of Taxation Clause 22 Entrepreneurs' Relief (FB08) (PDF)
15/06/2020Written evidence Written evidence submitted by the Chartered Institute of Taxation Clause 23 Private Residence Relief (FB09) (PDF)
15/06/2020Written evidence Written evidence submitted by the Chartered Institute of Taxation Clauses 27-30 Business Reliefs (FB10) (PDF)
15/06/2020Written evidence Written evidence submitted by the Chartered Institute of Taxation Clause 36 Top Slicing Relief (FB11) (PDF)
15/06/2020Written evidence Written evidence submitted by the Chartered Institute of Taxation Part 2 Digital Services Tax (FB12) (PDF)
15/06/2020Written evidence Written evidence submitted by Andrew Stokes (FB13) (PDF)
15/06/2020Written evidence Written evidence submitted by an individual who wishes to remain anonymous (FB14)
15/06/2020Written evidence Written evidence submitted by Nick Pennington (FB15)
15/06/2020Written evidence Written evidence submitted by Tim Brain (FB17)
15/06/2020Written evidence Written evidence submitted by John Clarke (FB18) (PDF)
15/06/2020Written evidence Written evidence submitted by Anthony Johnson (FB19)
15/06/2020Written evidence Written evidence submitted by the Chartered Institute of Taxation Clause 72 IHT excluded property (FB20) (PDF)
15/06/2020Written evidence Written evidence submitted by the Chartered Institute of Taxation Clauses 95-96 Priority on insolvency (FB21) (PDF)
15/06/2020Written evidence Written evidence submitted by the Chartered Institute of Taxation Clause 97 Liability of company directors etc (FB22) (PDF)
15/06/2020Written evidence Written evidence submitted by the Chartered Institute of Taxation Clauses 100-101 HMRC Administration and Compliance (FB23) (PDF)
15/06/2020Written evidence Written evidence submitted by WTT Consulting (FB24) (PDF)
15/06/2020Written evidence Written evidence submitted by Chartered Tax Advisors currently representing over 500 taxpayers directly affected by Schedules 11 & 12 Finance Act (No.2) 2017 (the Loan Charge) and Clauses 14-20 of the Finance Bill (FB25) (PDF)
15/06/2020Written evidence Written evidence submitted by the The Loan Charge Action Group (FB26) (PDF)
15/06/2020Written evidence Written evidence submitted by the Self-Employed Alliance (FB27) (PDF)
15/06/2020Selection of amendments: Commons Chairs’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments - Day 4 (16 June 2020) (PDF)
12/06/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 11 June 2020 (PDF)
12/06/2020Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons All proceedings up to 11 June 2020 at Public Bill Committee Stage (PDF)
12/06/2020Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 11 June 2020 (PDF)
11/06/2020 Committee Debate: 5th sitting: House of Commons
11/06/2020 Committee Debate: 6th sitting: House of Commons
11/06/2020Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 11 June 2020 (PDF)
11/06/2020Will write letters Letter from Jesse Norman MP to Wes Streeting MP regarding the impact of Clause 30 on the ability of companies to set capital losses against gains made on pre-Finance Act 2002 (pre-FA 2002) intangible assets (PDF, 49KB)
10/06/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 9 June 2020 (PDF)
10/06/2020Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 9 June 2020 (PDF)
10/06/2020Selection of amendments: Commons Chairs’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments - Day 3 (11 June 2020) (PDF)
09/06/2020 Committee Debate: 3rd sitting: House of Commons
09/06/2020 Committee Debate: 4th sitting: House of Commons
09/06/2020Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 9 June 2020 (PDF)
09/06/2020Selection of amendments: Commons Chairs’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments - Day 1 (4 June 2020) (PDF)
09/06/2020Selection of amendments: Commons Chairs’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments - Day 2 (9 June 2020) (PDF)
05/06/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 4 June 2020
05/06/2020Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 4 June 2020
05/06/2020Will write letters Letter from Jesse Norman MP to Wes Streeting MP regarding income tax on apprenticeship bursary payments made to care leavers (PDF, 53KB)
04/06/2020 Committee Debate: 1st sitting: House of Commons
04/06/2020 Committee Debate: 2nd sitting: House of Commons
04/06/2020Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 4 June 2020
04/06/2020Will write letters Letter dated 04/06/2020 from Jesse Norman MP to Siobhain McDonagh MP and Andrew Rosindell MP regarding powers in the Finance Bill (PDF, 128KB)
04/06/2020Will write letters Letter from Jesse Norman MP to Siobhain McDonagh MP and Andrew Rosindell MP regarding Government amendments (PDF, 54KB)
03/06/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 2 June 2020
02/06/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 1 June 2020
21/05/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 20 May 2020
19/05/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 18 May 2020
17/05/2020Press notices Have your say (PDF)
17/05/2020Press notices Have your say (PDF)
27/04/2020 2nd reading: House of Commons
27/04/2020Briefing papers Briefing paper for Second Reading
19/03/2020Explanatory Notes Bill 114 EN 2019-21 - provided by HM Treasury (PDF)
18/03/2020Bills Bill 114 2019-21 (as introduced) (PDF)
18/03/2020Explanatory Notes Bill 114 EN 2019-21 - large font accessible version provided by HM Treasury (PDF)
17/03/2020 1st reading: House of Commons
11/03/2020Bills Bill 114 2019-21 (as introduced) - large font accessible version (PDF)