No shortcuts, no best estimates, and a cliff edge. Finance Act No 2 2017 provided a “one-off” opportunity for non-UK domiciled individuals who have a cash mixed fund account to cleanse that account in the period from 6 April 2017 to 5 April 2019. Read more.
Trustees need to act now to ensure protected trusts retain that status after 5 April 2017. Read more.
HMRC has published guidance on how to postpone the loan charge for disguised remuneration loans due to arise on 5 April 2019. The loan charge will apply to anyone with a loan received through a disguised remuneration tax avoidance scheme that is still outstanding on 5 April 2019. read more
In our Newsletter last month, we commented on the proposal in the Budget Statement for transferring a PAYE liability from an employer to an employee where the employer is unable to pay the liability. read more
Thanks to the Chancellor, the UK is about to become a little less attractive to overseas property investors. The recent UK Budget announcement included plans to ensure that non-resident investors in UK commercial property will, from April 2019, pay UK capital gains tax or corporation tax on gains. read more
The Budget Statement provided only very brief but potentially significant details of the government’s proposed measure for transferring an income tax liability from an employer to an employee in respect of an April 2019 disguised remuneration loan charge. read more
The body regulating Solicitors in England & Wales has just issued an extraordinarily stern warning to those who provide advice to clients wishing to avoid tax contrary to the intentions of Parliament using arrangements which ultimately fail. read more
Since 2014, HMRC has issued over 75,000 Accelerated Payment Notices (APNs) covering the entirety of the tax avoidance schemes it had under investigation before the new rules were introduced and, in the process, has collected over £4 billion in tax. read more