The UK's Mining Fiscal Regime: H2 2015

 Published On: Dec, 2015 |    No of Pages: 12 |  Published By: Timetric | Format: PDF
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Synopsis
Timetric’s the UK fiscal regime report outlines governing bodies, governing laws, licenses and permits and tax-related information on five commodities: coal, copper, lead, gold and silver.

Summary
Timetric's fiscal regime report covers the UK mining industry, which is regulated by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). The UK Coal Authority is the Non-Departmental Public Body (NDPB) sponsored by the DECC, which is responsible for issuing licenses for coal exploration and mining.

Scope
The report outlines governing bodies, governing laws, licenses and permits and key fiscal terms which includes license fees, corporate income tax, stamp duty land tax (SDLT), withholding tax, loss carry forward, value added tax (VAT) and climate change levy

Reasons To Buy
To gain an overview of the UK's mining fiscal regime

Key Highlights
- The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) is the governing body for the UK mining industry

- The UK Coal Authority is a Non-Departmental Public Body (NDPB) sponsored by the DECC

- The Coal Industry Act 1994 and the Coal Mining Subsidence Act 1991 are the main governing acts for coal mining in the UK
Table of Contents
1 Executive Summary
2 The UK Mining Industry – Governing Bodies
2.1 Department of Energy and Climate Change
2.1.1 The Coal Authority
3 The UK Mining Industry – Governing Laws
4 The UK Mining Industry – Mining Licenses and Permits
4.1 License for Coal Mining
4.1.1 Exploration License
4.1.2 Underground Operations License
4.1.3 Surface Operations License
4.2 Permits for Disturbing and Entering Coal
5 The UK Mining Industry – Key Fiscal Terms
5.1 License Fees
5.2 Corporate Income Tax
5.3 Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)
5.4 Withholding Tax
5.5 Loss Carry Forward
5.6 Value Added Tax (VAT)
5.7 Climate Change Levy
6 Appendix
6.1 Abbreviations
6.2 Secondary Research
6.3 Primary Research
6.4 Contact Timetric
6.5 About Timetric
6.6 Timetric’s Services
6.7 Disclaimer



List of Tables
Table 1: The Mining Industry in the UK – Key Taxes and Rates (%), 2015
Table 2: The Mining Industry in the UK – License Application and Grant Fee (GBP), 2015
Table 3: The Mining Industry in the UK – License Annual Fee (GBP), 2015


List of Figures
Figure 1: The Mining Industry in the UK – Commodity Mines at Different Stages (Number of Mines), 2015

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